Women in Connecticut have the second highest rate of breast cancer in the United States. Statistics show that in the Valley only 48% of women over 40 had a mammogram within the last year, and 23% of underserved women over 40 have never had a mammogram.
Griffin Hospital’s Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness, whose Medical Director is Denise Barajas, MD (pictured above), offers state-of-the-art technology, patient navigation services, genetic evaluation, plastic and reconstructive surgery evaluation and treatment, education, support, and rehabilitation services--all in a healing Planetree environment for which Griffin is known internationally.
Gifts to the Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness benefit all of its programs and services, including the following:
- Patient assistance, such as help with bills, wigs, and transportation
- Medical equipment
- Free mammography funds, funds for follow up diagnostic services (biopsy, ultrasound)
- Continuing education and training for staff
Donate to The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness.