Real Men Wear Pink Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Happy Hour for Hope Oct. 25

Mark Melendez Press

Local residents and visitors are invited to the American Cancer Society’s Real Men Wear Pink Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Happy Hour for Hope, which will be held at Taberna Tapas & Wine Bar at the Brick Walk Promenade in Fairfield, on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Attendees are asked to wear something pink, to this festive party — …

TRACY JO AND THE TOAD Headline American Cancer Society Real Men Wear Pink Happy Hour

Mark Melendez Press

Local residents and visitors are invited to the American Cancer Society’s Real Men Wear Pink Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Happy Hour for Hope, which will be held at Taberna Tapas & Wine Bar at the Brick Walk Promenade in Fairfield, Connecticut, on Tuesday evening, October 25, 2016, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Tracy Jo and the Toad will …

Dr. Melendez is incorporating a donation equation into his practice

Mark Melendez Press

Dr. Mark Melendez of Wilton, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon with offices in Fairfield and Shelton, is incorporating a donation equation into his practice. During the months of September and October of 2016, he will donate a percentage of the proceeds from surgeries he performs that are related to breast cancer to Susan G. Komen Southern New England. “Each year, …

Dr. Mark Melendez to Donate Percentage of Proceeds from Breast Cancer Surgeries in Sept. & Oct.

Mark Melendez Press

Fairfield, CT —  Dr. Mark Melendez, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon — with offices in Fairfield and Shelton, Connecticut — is incorporating a donation equation into his practice. During the months of September and October of 2016, he will be donating a percentage of the proceeds — from surgeries that he performs that are related to breast cancer —  to …

DR. MARK MELENDEZ TO DONATE PERCENTAGE OF PROCEEDS FROM BREAST CANCER SURGERIES DURING SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER OF 2016 TO SUSAN G. KOMEN SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND

Mark Melendez Press

Fairfield, CT —  Dr. Mark Melendez, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon — with offices in Fairfield and Shelton, Connecticut — is incorporating a donation equation into his practice. During the months of September and October of 2016, he will be donating a percentage of the proceeds — from surgeries that he performs that are related to breast cancer —  to …

DR. MARK MELENDEZ WAS THE FLOWER SPONSOR AND VOLUNTEER FOR 20TH ANNUAL “LIVE WELL” MOTHER’S DAY RACE SPONSORED BY MILFORD HOSPITAL

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Milford, CT —  Wilton resident Dr. Mark Melendez, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon —  with offices in Greenwich, Fairfield, and Shelton, Connecticut — was the generous flower sponsor for the 20th Annual “Live Well” Mother’s Day Race which was sponsored by Milford Hospital. While Dr. Melendez paid for 300 colorful long-stemmed carnations, he also served as a volunteer at this …

Women’s Health Initiative to Host Tea Fundraiser in Derby

Mark Melendez Press

DERBY, CT – The Women’s Health Initiative will hold its annual Tea Fundraiser on Sunday, April 24, featuring a buffet meal, raffles and door prizes, organizers announced. Hosted by members of the Women’s Health Initiative, the event will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Dining Room at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St. in Derby. The fundraiser …

High rates of breast cancer in Fairfield County differ between race and wealth

Mark Melendez Press

It has long been known that Connecticut has higher incidence rates of breast cancer in women and men than most of the nation. But perhaps even more surprising is the fact that in Fairfield County, barriers to preventative care and late-stage treatment persist for those lacking insurance. “Even in this day of the Affordable Health Care Act we still have …