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Friday, August 15, 2014 - The Center for Breast Health Receives Susan G. Komen® Maryland grant to assist cancer patients

CONTACT: Simone Lindsay, 410-871-7121

Westminster, Md. – (August 15, 2014) — The Center for Breast Health at Carroll Hospital Center was recently awarded a $8,500 grant from Susan G. Komen® Maryland to enhance its care for breast cancer patients.

The funds will be used to provide emergency financial assistance to breast cancer patients to offset the cost of various expenses associated with their treatment. This includes helping patients pay for transportation, grocery, electric bills, co-pays and complementary health services.

According to Dona Hobart, M.D., breast surgeon and medical director of the Center for Breast Health, the grant will allow the center to provide patients with convenient access to financial assistance through a process that can be reviewed and approved onsite in a short period of time, which will be an enormous benefit to their patients. 

“We are so very excited to receive this grant,” says Dr. Hobart. “We have so many patients with a variety of needs, and while we can’t make their treatment easier, we will be able to ease some of their financial worry during their difficult diagnosis.”

Located inside the Fisher Medical Building, the Center for Breast Health assists patients experiencing breast health issues in all aspects of their care.  The center is staffed with a distinguished team of breast care specialists and a health navigator to address a patients’ breast health care needs from diagnosis and treatment to recovery and survivorship, all in one location.

For more information on the Center for Breast Health, please call 410-871-7080 or click here.

Carroll Hospital Center is a nonprofit, acute care facility offering the latest in medical technology, experienced medical professionals in a variety of specialties and a continuum of programs and services to meet the needs of the community.