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 — …

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Griffin Hosts Tea To Benefit Breast Health – CT Post

Mark Melendez Press

Celebrate Mother’s Day while supporting a good cause at the Women’s Health Initiative Tea Fundraiser, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 24 in the Dining Room at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby. The event will feature a buffet meal, raffles and door prizes. Participants are also invited to wear a favorite hat. Hosted by members of the Women’s …

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 …