Harris Regional Hospital hosting reception October 13 to dedicate Tree of Hope honoring and remembering family members and friends

October 6, 2017

SYLVAAs part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Harris Regional Hospital is hosting the annual Tree of Hope reception on Friday, October 13 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the first-floor lobby at Harris Medical Park, 98 Doctors Drive in Sylva, to honor and remember those affected by cancer of any kind. Light refreshments will be served.

The reception will include a brief program featuring testimonials from breast cancer survivors who have undergone treatment at Harris Regional Hospital, as well as members of the breast cancer care team, including radiologist Dr. Frank Bonomo and nurse navigator Carol Van Cleve, RN.

Everyone is invited to attend the reception and write the name of a friend or family member on a card that will be placed on the tree. The tree, honoring those affected by cancer of any kind, will remain in place throughout October and community members, patients, and staff are all welcome to place cards on the tree at any time.

Other hospital events for October include:

Harris Regional Hospital, Swain Community Hospital, and Harris Regional Hospital Medical Park of Franklin each offer digital mammography in settings located near other services such as primary care, subspecialty care, and rehabilitation.

Breast cancer is a very real risk for women, but reducing your risk through a healthy lifestyle and early detection through regular screenings can equip you in the fight against it. If you are the age of 40 or older, please schedule your mammogram by calling 844.414.DOCS

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