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Director of Marketing and Professional Relations
NORTH CYPRESS MEDICAL CENTER RECEIVES AWARD
FROM HOUSTON AFFILIATE OF SUSAN G KOMEN
Cypress, 3/9/2010 – North Cypress Medical Center was given the Hope Award for
Ambassadorship by the Houston Affiliate of Susan G Komen for the Cure at their annual “Pink
Tie Gala” on Saturday March 6th. North Cypress was chosen for this honor in recognition of the
support given to Komen through the hospital’s annual Project Pink seminar, luncheon, and style
show. This award is presented to businesses, individuals, or organizations whose generous
support has significantly assisted the Komen Houston Affiliate in their mission to save lives and
end breast cancer.
According to Komen, 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer some time during her
life, and it is estimated that 40,170 women died from breast cancer in 2009 alone. Susan G
Komen recommends that women over age 40 have a physical breast exam and mammogram
annually. Those with a higher risk of developing breast cancer should consult their physician
regarding their examination needs.
The North Cypress Medical Center campus includes a Women’s Breast Center which combines
state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment equipment with the area’s most experienced radiologists
to offer one of the most advanced Breast Centers in Houston. From evaluation, to treatment, to
recovery, the physicians and healthcare staff at North Cypress Breast Center are committed to
individualized care, taking the time to explain procedures and address all concerns. Our
commitment to quality care and comfort include private dressing rooms and a relaxing waiting
For those requiring further treatment, North Cypress offers a full Cancer Center with leading
staff Oncologists, a Radiation Oncology Center, as well as supportive services to help patients
during treatment including educational materials, community referrals, support groups and other
resources to assist in coping with diagnosis, treatment, and everyday life.
North Cypress Medical Center is a 139‐bed General Acute Care Hospital located in Cypress (northwest Houston
area), Texas. The hospital offers patients state‐of‐the‐art medical care and technology in an upscale, five‐star
hotel‐like atmosphere. Medical services include Cardiology, Critical Care, Emergency Care, General Surgery,
Orthopedics including a Total Joint and Spine Center, Cancer care including Chemotherapy and Radiation Oncology,
Pediatrics, Neurology, Sports Medicine and Surgical Weight Loss.
Visit our website at ncmc-hospital.com for more information.
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