Hospital gets creative for breast cancer awareness

By Jamie Ertle-Durden - email

JESUP, GA (WTOC) - Throughout October, Wayne Memorial Hospital is holding many activities to raise breast cancer awareness.

Every Tuesday, staff members line the front lobby with displays, handouts, treats and a special ribbon tree.  The ribbons represent a loved affected by breast cancer.  Anyone can purchase a ribbon or a T-shirt and it all goes towards research.

Becky Phillps not only works at the hospital, she's a two year survivor.  "Years ago, people didn't even talk about breast cancer; you didn't even say the word breast.  Now, it's getting more open, so we need to use this knowledge to get the word out to all women."

Staff also participated in the "Pink Glove Dance" that people all across the country have been dancing.  That video can be viewed in the lobby of WMH.

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