Rhode Island Monthly Breast Cancer Awareness : Page 8

SPECI A L A D V E RTISIN G SEC T I O N thank you! The Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation wants to extend its deepest gratitude to the following sponsors: “Because my mom had her yearly mammogram she caught her cancer early before it spread to other parts of her body.” “I was shocked when my doctors told me I had breast cancer,” said Diane, a 58 year old mother of three. “None of the women in my family have had it. I just couldn’t believe it.” Excellent reputation among referring physicians. At RADIOLOGY ASSOCIATES, we use state of the art full fi eld digital mammography. Our Doctors are Board Certifi ed by the American College of Radiology and our Technologists all have special certifi cation in mammography by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Check with your doctor, but if you are over 40 and it has been more than a year since your last mammogram, it’s time. Please call to schedule an appointment. South County Hospital Breast Health Program offers comprehensive breast health services, plus a personal care coordinator at your side. 401-788-3850, or visit www.schospital.com/breast health. 21st Century Oncology, Inc. is a leading developer and operator of radiation ther-apy centers across the United States. With a network of centers in Rhode Island, they are dedicated to providing high-qual-ity, cost-effective patient care across the state. www.21stcenturyoncology.com. RI Rehabilitation Centers provide high-quality one-on-one care to its patients by helping them reduce their pain and im-prove their functional mobility. Making life better...one patient at a time. 1-877-RI-RIHAB, or visit www.rirehab.com or www.ritww.com. Quality examination protocols CT • Ultrasound • Digital Mammography • Bone Densitometry • X-Ray Vincent A. DeCesaris, M.D. • Frank W. Musche, M.D. • Anthony R. Potenza, M.D. C. Michael Williams, M.D. • John Baxter, M.D., F.A.C.R Metacomet Executive Office Park 450 Veterans Memorial Pkwy., Bldg. 2 East Providence 401-435-3041 Bayside Medical Building 235 Plain Street Providence 401-272-8510 Warwick Office 469 Centerville Rd., Ste. 103 Warwick 401-738-9002 Gem Plumbing and Heating is one of the largest plumbing and heating companies in the country continuously striving to provide superb customer service and ex-cellent workmanship. They are also com-mitted to their community. In 2004 they established the Gloria Gemma Breast Can-cer Resource Foundation, in memory of their mother who lost her battle to this horrific disease in 2002. fi nd one. So, when Judy returned to work at the Greater Providence YMCA, she devel-oped an exercise program expressly for wom-en with breast cancer, called Starting Over. This once a week exercise program has been in existence since September, 1999, and it is offered at the Kent County, South County and Bayside YMCAs. The goal is simple: improve their range-of-motion and restore the fl exibility women had in their upper bod-ies prior to cancer. Next month in Ethnic Cheap Eats 128 RHODE ISLAND MONTHLY l OCTOBER 2010 Stanford University heard about Cerri-to’s program, and in early 2006 invited the Greater Providence “Y” to participate in a study to measure the effectiveness of ex-ercise on improving quality of life for cancer patients. In 2007, the “Y” collaborated with the Lance Armstrong Foundation to develop

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