Dr. Melendez is incorporating a donation equation into his practice

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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 DURING SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER OF 2016 TO SUSAN G. KOMEN SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND

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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 …

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Free Program Offered on Skin Cancer: Prevention, Detection, and Treatment

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MILFORD — A program on “Skin Cancer: Prevention, Detection and Treatment’’ will be offered on Thursday, June 30, 6 p.m. at Milford Hospital, 300 Seaside Avenue. Part of the hospital’s “Dinner With the Doctor’’ series, the free program will be led by Dr. Mark Melendez, a plastic surgeon with several area offices. There will be a question and answer period …

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Griffin Hosts Tea To Benefit Breast Health – CT Post

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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 …

Women’s Health Initiative to Host Tea Fundraiser in Derby

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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

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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 …

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Dr. Melendez Celebrates Opening of Plastic Surgery Practice in Fairfield

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Dr. Mark Melendez takes over the practice from Dr. David Yan, who relocated to Florida. Dr. Mark Melendez, who has offices in both Greenwich and Shelton, recently celebrated the opening of his newest practice — Fairfield Plastic Surgery — with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau and Fairfield Chamber of Commerce President Beverly Balaz participated in the ribbon-cutting …

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Surgeons in Norwalk provide pro bono operations for uninsured cancer patients

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The Hour Surgeons in Norwalk provide pro bono operations for uninsured cancer patients By FRANCIS CARR Jr. Hour Staff Writer | Posted: Monday, May 18, 2015 6:30 pm   NORWALK —  Norwalk surgeons often perform pro bono operations on patients without insurance coverage, local doctors say.  “This is, unfortunately, not that uncommon,” said Norwalk surgeon Dr. Jeanne Capasse, who has performed mastectomies for free …