Breast Cancer Awareness 2016 - Hampton VA Medical Center
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Hampton VA Medical Center


Breast Cancer Awareness 2016

Breast Cancer Awareness Photo

A VA MRI Technician checks a Veteran during a mammogram screen. Courtesy Photo.

Monday, October 17, 2016
Hampton, Va. - On Friday, October 28, 2016 the Hampton VA Medical Center will hold its Annual Breast Cancer and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Awareness Event at Building 83 which is located on the medical center grounds. This is an educational event which will feature multiple vendors who will provide information on prevention and awareness.

Bra-VA Contest

During the event, participants who have submitted decorative Bras for the Bra-VA competition will be judged. This contest is open to Veterans, VA staff (individual or group), VSOs, etc. Participants must decorate a WHITE 38-C underwire bra and fill out a registration form to enter the contest (the registration form can be found at

Applications and designs must be submitted by Friday, October 21, 2016 to Ms. Patrice Malena in the Hampton VA Women’s Clinic or Ms. Campbell-Skelly in the Radiology Clinic on the Second Floor. The designs submitted will be voted on during the awareness event and the winner will receive a prize.

Breast Cancer/IPA Awareness Walk

Lace up your sneakers because the Hampton VA will also hold a Breast Cancer/IPV Awareness Walk during Friday’s event from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. The walk route will start from Building 83 and go around the hospital grounds. Walkers may begin their walk at one of two separate time frames – either 12:00 pm or 12:30 pm.

What: Breast Cancer and Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Health Fair

Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

Bra-VA Contest

When: Friday, October 28, 2016 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Where: Building 83

Hampton VA Medical Center

100 Emancipation Dr.

Hampton, VA 23667

For questions or concerns please contact Ms. Patrice Malena at 757-722-9961 ext. 2398 or Ms. Susan Campbell-Skelly at 757-722-9961 ext. 3298.



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