BMH Breast Care Program Receives Komen Grant to Improve Accessibility

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced its Comprehensive Breast Care Program was awarded a grant from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Foundation in April.

According to Kelly McCue, RN, MSN, nurse navigator and administrator for the BMH Comprehensive Breast Care program, the grant will be used to support accommodation of patients with disabilities and improve accessibility to mammograms and other breast imaging services.

The Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Comprehensive Breast Care Program provides integration of all aspects of breast care in a friendly, professional manner assuring national standards of quality care are met. BMH cancer services locally include surgery, medical oncology, chemotherapy, physical therapy, dietary counseling and survivorship programs, while available imaging technology includes digital mammography, ultrasound, bone densitometry, CT scanning and stereotactic biopsy. BMH also offers Breast MRI technology and genetic counseling and evaluation services to patients who may be at high risk for breast cancer. To schedule an appointment with the BMH Comprehensive Breast Care Program, contact Kelly McCue, RN, MSN at 802-251-8437.

Since 1982, Komen has played a critical role in every major advance in the fight against breast cancer – transforming how the world talks about and treats this disease and helping to turn millions of breast cancer patients into breast cancer survivors. The organization has invested almost $2 billion towards ending breast cancer through groundbreaking research, community health outreach, advocacy and programs in more than 50 countries.