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Girls Basketball Event to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Education and Services

6th Annual Pink Night Basketball Event To Raise Awareness and Money for Breast Cancer
  Abington Heights and Scranton Prep Girls’ Basketball will go head to head on the basketball court with one mission in mind: Raise Awareness and Money for the Fight against Breast Cancer.
 
Prior to the game, both teams will gather together for a luncheon on Saturday, February 1st at 12:30 p.m. in Scranton Prep’s dining hall where they will be greeted by Kristine Kelley, MD, FACS of Delta Medix. Dr. Kelley is Co-Director of the Breast Care Center of Delta Medix, PC and is a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at The Commonwealth Medical College. Dr. Kelley is board-certified and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She has extensive training with emphasis in the care of patients with breast diseases.
 
Dr. Kelley will explain the importance of preventative cancer care as well as the significant impact the girls’ efforts have on our Community. The girls will have the opportunity to ask Dr. Kelley any questions they may have regarding breast care. The team luncheon will be hosted by Delta Medix.
 
The Pink Night Basketball Games will take place on Monday, February 3, 2014 at the Xavier Center. Junior Varsity will begin at 6:00 p.m. followed by Varsity at 7:15 p.m.
 

During the game, both Abington Heights and Scranton Prep players will wear special pink jerseys and all fans are encouraged to wear pink as well. Event t-shirts are available the week before at both schools and at the game for $10 each.
 
Proceeds will benefit The Foundation for Cancer Care and Northeast Regional Cancer Institute (NRCI).
 
The Foundation for Cancer Care is a local, non-profit organization whose mission is to aid all cancer patients and their families from diagnosis through survivorship. More specifically, to enable cancer patients to receive complimentary services including but not limited to, Psychological Counseling, Nutritional Counseling, Art Therapy, Transportation and Child Care Services.
 
The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is a local, non-profit organization working to ease the burden of cancer in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The three main program areas that the Cancer Institute focuses on are: community and patient services, hospital and practice support services, and cancer surveillance.
 

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