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Wine Tasting Fundraiser Helps Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

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VALENCIA, CA (September 9, 2011)--A fun-filled evening of fine wine and delectable appetizers is just one of several events planned this October to help the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Health Foundation and Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center raise awareness of the importance of mammograms for early breast cancer detection.

The event, held on October 6 at the Salt Creek Grille from 6 to 8 p.m., will also help to raise funds to purchase technology designed to improve outcomes for women undergoing breast reconstructive surgery as a result of breast cancer. The Wi-Fi enabled ViOptix T.Ox™ Tissue Oximeter measures the oxygen flow in transplanted tissue and transmits the data to any internet accessible device including PDAs, smart phones and personal computers to help clinicians quickly identify potential tissue health risks and initiate appropriate intervention.


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Donation for the event is $40.00, plus tax and gratuity, and includes wine and appetizers. Space is limited and reservations are highly recommended.  For more information or to make a reservation, call Salt Creek Grille (661-222-9999) or Henry Mayo’s Foundation (661-200-1200).

Since its inception in 2003, the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center has provided more than 73,000 screenings and found 539 breast cancers through mammograms and diagnostic exams. The breast imaging center’s life-saving services wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of the Santa Clarita Valley community. To schedule your mammogram, please call (661) 253-8822.

 

ABOUT HENRY MAYO – Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital is a 227 bed not-for-profit acute care hospital serving the Santa Clarita Valley since 1975. Services include trauma, emergency, intensive care, maternity, surgery, nursing, wound care, behavioral health, and acute rehab, as well as cancer, cardiology, imaging, lab, digestive, respiratory services and physical and occupational therapies. Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital is located at 23845 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA 91355-2083. For more information, visit

www.henrymayo.com or call 661-253-8000.

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