Women Invited to Unique, Complimentary Breast Health Event Oct. 25 at the New Swedish Hospital Campu

Women Invited to Unique, Complimentary Breast Health Event Oct. 25 at the New Swedish Hospital Campus in Issaquah

ISSAQUAH, Oct 4, 2011 – In light of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Shops at Swedish/Issaquah are hosting a unique, complimentary event for women on Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 6-9 p.m. in the first-floor atrium of the new medical center, which is located at 751 N.E. Blakely Dr. in the Issaquah Highlands neighborhood.

Did you know eight out of 10 women wear the wrong bra size? Come meet our expert fitters and receive a free ‘Perfect Fit’ bra fitting. Get the individualized attention you deserve, and allow us to find the bra that fits you best. Each woman who has a fitting receives a 10-percent discount off all lingerie in the Perfect Fit boutique during the event (excluding durable medical equipment).

In addition, women can meet the staff and learn more about Swedish’s mammography and women’s breast-imaging services. From screening and diagnostic mammograms, to the latest in breast-cancer treatments, Swedish/Issaquah offers the full spectrum in breast care under one roof.

During the Perfect Fit event, women can check out the unique and beautiful products being featured that, when purchased, give back to breast-cancer research, including:

  • Sip for The Cure Tea – Republic of Tea: $1 per container purchased is donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
  • bella Rosa Cause Ribbon – bellaball: For every Bella Rosa with the Cause Ribbon adornment that is purchased, 10 percent of proceeds will go to a non-profit organization in the community.
  • glassybaby votives and candle holders: 10 percent of proceeds are donated to assist with daily needs such as childcare, groceries and transportation.
  • It’s a Wrap and Silk Head Scarf – Goodwishes Scarves: This organization donates one silk head scarf to women or children experiencing hair loss due to illness.
  • Wacoal Awareness Collection: This awareness bra features a pink ribbon flag to serve as a reminder to do your monthly self breast exam.
  • Warrior card – Bella Ink: 10 percent of proceeds will go toward breast cancer research.

During the entire month of October – and at this upcoming Perfect Fit event – women are encouraged to bring in gently used hats, scarves, wigs, post-surgical bras, camisoles and prosthesis to donate them to American Cancer Society. Items may be conveniently dropped off at Swedish/Issaquah’s Perfect Fit Boutique.

For more information, visit www.theshopsatswedish.org or call our Wellness Navigator at 425-313-7092.

About Swedish/Issaquah

Swedish/Issaquah, which opened in July 2011, is the first new hospital built in King County in 25 years. Located in the Issaquah Highlands, it features a medical office building, emergency department, cancer center, primary-care clinic, full-service medical imaging department and other outpatient services. On Nov. 1, 2011, the medical center’s inpatient services – including a childbirth center, ICU, medical/surgical floor, and rehabilitation unit – will open along with the acute-care facility’s first 80 beds. Ultimately, the campus will likely house 175 beds, which is what it is licensed for by the Washington State Department of Health. For more information, visit www.swedishissaquah.org.

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