November/December 2007

St. Joseph Community Health to Open Breast Cancer Center


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The new Breast Cancer Resource Center announced by St. Joseph Community Health, Albuquerque, N.M., will be led by (left to right) Jahaan Martin, director, and Nelly Taveras, program manager.

St. Joseph Community Health, Albuquerque, N.M., announced that it will open a new Breast Cancer Resource Center in January 2008. The center will provide women with personalized help based on their needs. The center will provide non-medical services designed to connect women who have breast cancer with community resources. The center’s services will include an information clearinghouse that will use leading-edge technology to manage an extensive database of community resources, providers, treatment locations and more; advocacy and support provided by facilitators and staff who are trained to assess women’s needs and connect them with services; and a comfortable, soothing environment for drop-in or scheduled appointments. For more information, contact Elizabeth Madden of St. Joseph Community Health at elizabethmadden@catholichealth.net.