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Cancer Events

At Mercy Cancer Care we treat every patient as an individual with compassionate care and a comprehensive team of cancer experts to provide the best possible outcomes.

This Fall we are presenting events by our cancer care experts to help you prevent, learn and survive cancer.

Breast Cancer Awareness Day

October 11 
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Mercy Suburban will hold its annual Breast Cancer Awareness Day. The event will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 11 in the Main Lobby of Mercy Suburban Hospital. The event will feature physicians and specialists from Mercy Suburban’s different service lines, including bone health, oncology, women’s health, physical therapy and bariatrics, who will speak to attendees and answer any questions they may have. Technicians will also be providing free mammograms and DEXA scans to women who have a prescription for the procedures from their doctors. Appointments are required for the free mammograms and DEXA scans. To register, please call 610.292.7100. Mercy Suburban is also helping the community prepare for the upcoming flu season by offering a free limited number of flu vaccines to women and their families.

Look Good...Feel Better at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital

October 16

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

If you are a cancer patient or survivor, join Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital for this free program offered by the American Cancer Society.

A trained and registered cosmologist will teach you beauty techniques to help combat appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. The cosmetologist will also provide helpful information on how you can cope with skin changes and hair loss due to chemotherapy or radiation by using cosmetics and skin care products.

Free cosmetic kits will be provided, and are available in light, medium, dark and very dark shades to enhance all complexion types.

For information or to register:

Contact Joy Hepkins, RN, Cancer Care Coordinator at 610-237-2648 or send an email.

Breast Cancer Screening at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital

October 17
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This Breast Health Program is for women age 40 and above who do not have insurance or who have insurance that does not cover screening mammography. The program consists of a clinical breast examination, breast health education including SBE (self-breast examination) instructions, screening mammograpy and follow-up.

There is no charge for this event. By Appointment Only.

For information or to register:

Contact the Community Outreach Center at 215-748-9600

Please be sure to let your family, friends and neighbors know about these upcoming events.

Look Good...Feel Better at Mercy Suburban Hospital

November 25  
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

If you are a cancer patient or survivor, join Mercy Suburban Hospital for this free program offered by the American Cancer Society.

A trained and registered cosmologist will teach you beauty techniques to help combat appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. The cosmetologist will also provide helpful information on how you can cope with skin changes and hair loss due to chemotherapy or radiation by using cosmetics and skin care products.

Free cosmetic kits will be provided, and are available in light, medium, dark and very dark shades to enhance all complexion types.

For information or to register:

To register for this free class, please call the American Cancer Society at 1.800.227.2345. For more information, contact Kara Klink, LSW at 610.278.2507.

Look Good...Feel Better at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital

December 18

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

If you are a cancer patient or survivor, join Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital for this free program offered by the American Cancer Society.

A trained and registered cosmologist will teach you beauty techniques to help combat appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. The cosmetologist will also provide helpful information on how you can cope with skin changes and hair loss due to chemotherapy or radiation by using cosmetics and skin care products.

Free cosmetic kits will be provided, and are available in light, medium, dark and very dark shades to enhance all complexion types.

For information or to register:

Contact Joy Hepkins, RN, Cancer Care Coordinator at 610-237-2648 or send an email.

Contact Us

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital

Mercy Cancer Center
Nurse Navigator
610.237.2648


Mercy Philadelphia Hospital

Oncology Center
215.748.9530
Nurse Navigator
215.748.9411


Mercy Suburban Hospital

Mercy Cancer Center
610.278.2500

Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator
610.278.2549 

Patient Care Nurse Navigator
610.278.2504


Nazareth Hospital

Nurse Navigator
215.335.6222

Cancer Care
1.866.NAZARETH
(866.629.2738)