St. Petersburg General Hospital September 02, 2016

St. Petersburg, FL -- St. Petersburg General Hospital is offering a number of resources and events for the community this fall in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

Special Mammogram Pricing:

In Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Breast Center at St. Petersburg General Hospital is offering special promotional pricing on screening mammograms* now and through the entire month of October. The $65 price includes a screening and radiologist reading. To schedule a mammogram, call 1-800-617-7095 or visit http://stpetegeneral.com/patients/registration.dot. Evening and weekend hours are available.
*Check, cash or credit card. Not eligible for insurance reimbursement. Some restrictions apply. Patients with breast augmentation (implants) and patients experiencing problems with breast(s) do not qualify for the promotional mammogram.

The Breast Center
6500 38th Ave. N.
St. Petersburg, Fla. 33710

Fighting Breast Cancer:

Breast surgeon Kay Shawchuck will conduct a lecture on how to make informed decisions about breast cancer treatments. Attendees will learn more about the disease, what lies ahead and the latest techniques for targeted treatment options. To register, call 888-741-5122 or visit www.StPeteGeneral.com and click on “Classes and Events.”

Thurs., Oct. 13, at 10:00 am
Lake Seminole Square
8333 Seminole Blvd.
Seminole, Fla. 33772

What to Expect in the Breast Cancer Journey: From Diagnosis through Treatment:

A panel made up of breast surgeon Kay Shawchuck, diagnostic radiologist James Johnson, medical oncologist Anil Raiker, radiation oncologist Henry Cotman and pathologist Richard Fernandez will explain the breast cancer experience – from detection throughout treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Oncology nurse navigator Sue Ellen Glover, RN, OCN, CBCN, and Breast Center manager Lois Nickel-Ward will also be available to answer questions. The event will include a light meal. To register, call 888-741-5122 or visit www.StPeteGeneral.com and click on “Classes and Events.”

Tues., Oct. 18, at 6:00 pm
St. Petersburg General Hospital Auditorium
6500 38th Ave. N.
St. Petersburg, Fla. 33710

Lung Cancer: Updates on Screening and Treatment Options:

Oncology nurse navigator Sue Ellen Glover, RN, OCN, CBCN, will discuss causes and prevention of lung cancer, early detection using low-dose CT screening, and current treatment options utilizing targeted therapies and immunotherapy. To register, call 888-741-5122 or visit www.StPeteGeneral.com and click on “Classes and Events.”

Wed., Nov. 30, at 1:00pm
Sunshine Center 330 5th St. N
St. Petersburg, Fla. 33701