Hospital goes pink for breast cancer

Make text smaller Make text larger

  • Photograph supplied

    Photograph supplied


King Edward VII Memorial Hospital has added a pink glow to its emergency blue lights to highlight the fight against breast cancer.

The Mammography Department and Acute Care Wing main entrance was lit up last night to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Terricca Smith, a senior imaging technologist, said: “Bermuda Hospitals Board started offering mammography services in 1992 and since then we have never wavered in our commitment to provide mammograms for all who need it.

“The pink entrance lighting shows the public that we continue to be dedicated to providing breast cancer education and testing.

“Research shows that early detection of breast cancer greatly improves survival rates, so we are eager for women to have regular mammograms.”

Walk-in Mammogram Day will be held on October 25, from 9am to noon.

For more information, follow the Bermuda Hospitals Board on Facebook.

You must be registered or signed-in to post comment or to vote.

Published Oct 2, 2018 at 8:00 am (Updated Oct 2, 2018 at 8:01 am)

Hospital goes pink for breast cancer

What you
Need to
Know
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon

  • Take Our Poll

    Today's Obituaries

    eMoo Posts