Metastatic Breast Cancer Programs in June from MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

Women faced with the diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer — cancer that has spread outside of the breast to other parts of the body — may feel uncertain and fearful about their future. Adjusting to ongoing cancer treatment may be overwhelming. But metastatic breast cancer is not a hopeless disease. Many women continue to live long, productive lives with breast cancer in this stage. Read more.

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Physicians Presented Updates on Cancer Screenings at Recent CME Event

Over 80 primary care physicians, specialists, advanced practice providers, and other allied health professionals gathered on Wednesday, May 24, to learn about the most current cancer screening and risk reduction recommendations to share with their patients. This Continuing Medical Education (CME) event was co-sponsored by MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, Cooper University Health Care, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJCEED) program, and the Burlington Camden County Regional Chronic Disease Coalition. Read more.

Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper Hosts Health Fair for Kids

The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper hosted a Health Fair for children from the Veterans Memorial Family School in Camden. The students learned about water safety, gun safety, nutrition, hand washing, the importance of exercise, asthma triggers and treatments. Healthy snacks were provided by Food Bank of South Jersey.

Cooper Volunteers

Cooper Volunteers

Learning about pool safety.

Learning about pool safety.

Learning about nutrition and healthy eating.

Learning about nutrition and healthy eating.

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Special Delivery for Moms Who Won’t Be Home to Celebrate Mother’s Day

There are many moms who will be spending their Mother’s Day in the hospital this year – recovering from their own illness or at the side of a loved one. The Lauren Rose Albert Foundation/Mother’s Matter Program is helping these women feel special by donating gift baskets to mothers, grandmothers, and caregivers who are hospitalized or have a family member hospitalized at Cooper University Health Care. Read more.

Cooper Community Health Visits Haddon Fire Company No. 1

This morning, Cooper’s Community Health Department met with our local heroes at Haddon Fire Company No. 1 in Haddonfield, New Jersey, to give cardiovascular screenings and comprehensive risk assessments.

“As a former firefighter of Haddon Fire Company No. 1, I know how serious they are about their health and well being. Participating in the Helping the Heroes Program is one of the many factors that make Haddon Fire Company No. Read more.