On October 1, 2013, Dr. Katherine O’Donnell helped to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month by speaking with Linda Pellegrino on AM Buffalo. They discussed the importance of monthly self breast exams and routine mammography. The feature highlighted the incidence and prevalence of breast cancer and tools we can use for early detection.
On October 5, 2013, Windsong Radiology Group held their annual free screening mammography day. With the support of Erie County Cancer Services Program and clinicians from the Neighborhood Health Center, numerous patients were able to receive a free clinical breast exam and mammogram. Cancer Services Program provides free mammography for women over 40 that are… Read more »
On October 2, 2013, Dr. Katherine O’Donnell joined Dr. Stacey Akers at the St. Joesph Campus for a discussion, “Ask Us Anything About Breast and Ovarian Cancer”. In recognition of breast cancer awareness month the experts discussed the potential hereditary and environmental triggers, plus emerging information about prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
On October 5, 2013 Windsong Radiology Group will join with Erie County Cancer Services to provide free screening mammography and clinical breast exams to those who are uninsured or underinsured. To schedule your mammography call the Erie County cancer services office at (761)-886-9201. This event is coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness month but, Windsong Radiology Group and… Read more »
On October 5, 2013, Maureen Connors, CBPN-I, was honored with the Susan G. Komen HOPE award. The HOPE award is given to a breast health professional who works toward improving the lives of breast cancer survivors or conducts research to find the cures. Maureen is one of our breast patient navigators at Windsong and was… Read more »
On June 15, 2013 Team Windsong Comprehensive Breast Care (WCBC) sponsored the 2nd annual Buffalo Dragon Boat race. Hope Chest is a non profit organization that supports exercise programs for breast cancer survivors. This year over 50 teams joined together for a day of racing, music, food and fun.
On June 8, 2013 Team Windsong Comprehensive Breast Care sponsored the Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure Survivor Breakfast tent. Over 160 team members joined together to support the community and the event. The event in total raised $430,000 with 5,500 racers. The money raised provides community resources and national research programs. The team… Read more »
On January 19, 2013 Windsong Radiology Group will be sponsoring a Breast Density Education Day at the Williamsville location. New York State passed legislation requiring all patients to be notified of their breast density and the screening options available for breast imaging. The event will feature Windsong Radiology Women’s Imagers and Dr. Christopher Comstock from… Read more »
Windsong Comprehensive Breast Care (WCBC) gained national recognition on November 16, 2012 at the National Accreditation Program of Breast Centers Annual (NAPBC) conference in Chicago, Illinois. Julie L. Shisler, the Certified Breast Patient Navigator and Breast Center Coordinator for WCBC was invited to present at the Lead Your Breast Program to Excellence conference. The NAPBC, the American… Read more »
The 2012 Annual Breast Cancer Educational Symposium was held on November 3, 2012 at the Transit Valley Country Club. This year the focus was “Advances in the Care of Breast Cancer Patients” and several members of Windsong Comprehensive Breast Care were invited to speak. Dr. Michael Peyser, MD, FACS began the day by presenting “An… Read more »