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El Centro Regional Medical Center Hosted the 2nd Annual Women's Health and Paint Night

El Centro, CA.- October 3, 2019 - An event aimed in bringing Breast Cancer Awareness to Imperial Valley residents took place yesterday at the Community Education Center in the Imperial Valley Mall. El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC) hosted the 2nd Annual Women’s Health and Paint Night.

Over 120 attendees enjoyed the sounds of live music, canvas painting and education on breast cancer risks by guest speaker Dr. Sam Oronan, MD and his team. Oronan discussed the importance of early detection of breast cancer. He offered information on breast cancer and treatment options to the community members.

“ECRMC offers 3D mammography (breast tomosynthesis) for breast cancer screening. Our 3D mammography system offers exceptionally sharp breast images and provides more patient comfort. We encourage every woman to get routine screenings in order to detect and treat cancers as early as possible.” said Oronan.

Additionally, information on genetics testing for breast cancer was also made available during the event.

This now annual favorite is organized and hosted in partnership with the Imperial Valley Cancer Support Center, a non-profit organization that provides cancer support resources to women, men and children. In support of their efforts, ECRMC presented a donation of $1,500 that was a result of a t-shirt fundraiser organized by the ECRMC radiology team and employees.

About El Centro Regional Medical Center ECRMC is an acute-care medical center, serving the health care needs of the Imperial Valley since 1956. In addition to the 161-bed hospital, ECRMC also owns and operates the Oncology & Hematology of Imperial Valley, Wound Healing Center, Outpatient Imaging Center and outpatient clinics in El Centro and Calexico. The outpatient centers provide exceptional primary and specialty care for residents seeking enhanced well-being and improved quality of life.