Cortlandt Manor, NY - (October 29, 2012)– Everyone was a  winner on October 25 as dozens of women gathered at Hudson Valley Hospital Center to vote on their favorite bra and sip pink drinks all in the service of a good cause: Breast Cancer Awareness.   To raise awareness about steps women should take to prevent breast cancer, Hudson Valley Hospital Center held a health fair with a twist. In addition to the usual health information on mammograms and self-breast exams, the fair featured pink drinks donated by local restaurants and a bra decorating contest with 21 entries. The winner…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (October 24, 2012)– The bras are in and we need your help to select a winner! In honor of breast cancer awareness month, Hudson Valley Hospital Center is holding a bra decorating contest. More than a dozen people have submitted entries with themes ranging from a “Lady Gaga” bra to the “Mardi-Bra.” The submissions will be on display tomorrow night and guests can vote for their favorite during the “Jazz up your Foundation” Breast Cancer Awareness event at the Hospital’s Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center.  To view the entries, visit the Hospital’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/HudsonValleyHospital.…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (October 18, 2012) – Women treated for breast cancer at Hudson Valley Hospital Center will have more choices thanks to a $150,000 grant the Hospital is to receive from New York State with the help of Senator Greg Ball.   The money will help to pay for equipment that will allow the Ashikari Breast Center at Hudson Valley Hospital Center to perform intra-operative radiation on women undergoing breast cancer surgery. The procedure will be available to patients starting the second week in November.   “The Ashikari Breast Center at Hudson Valley Hospital Center offers women the…
Cortlandt Manor, NY (Oct. 2, 2012) –Being a hero means being in the right place at the right time to help others when they need it. Sometimes it doesn’t even involve a rescue from a burning building or a lifesaving operation. Hudson Valley Hospital recognizes these everyday heroes – from the environmental staff to the lab technician – each year by unveiling their portraits as part of its Wall of Heroes. On Oct. 2 at 2 p.m., Hudson Valley Hospital Center unveiled its Wall of Heroes at a ceremony in the lobby of the Hospital at 1980 Crompond Road, Cortlandt…