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Falcons, Noble team up of Pink in the Rink

Date: 1/29/2015

WESTFIELD – Noble Hospital is the major sponsor the Springfield Falcons’ Pink in the Rink event on Feb. 21 against the Portland Pirates.

This annual event helps to raise funds for and awareness of breast cancer. Falcons players wear special pink jerseys that will be autographed and auctioned off after the event. Visit to bid on the pink jerseys after the game.

In addition to the hockey game, breast cancer survivors will be honored, there will be special giveaways and raffles, and Noble Hospital will have a special information booth. Noble Hospital’s Center for Comprehensive Breast Health is under the direction of Steven Schonholz, MD, FACS, and provides a wide-range of options and services in a single location. Breast cancer survivors and members of our support group, The Pink W.A.Y., will also be attending. Pink bracelets will be available for donations at the Noble table; funds raised will go towards Noble’s breast cancer awareness programs and to help local patients going through treatments.

Support Noble Hospital by purchasing tickets to the game at For more information, please contact the Community Development Office at or 568-2811, ext. 5520.

Noble Hospital’s Center for Comprehensive Breast Health encompasses aspects of women’s health from mammograms and bone density testing to lumpectomies and cancer treatments. The Center features a Complimentary Medicine therapy room offering massage, Reiki, and other alternative treatments for those going through cancer treatments and recovery.

In a new partnership with the YMCA of Greater Westfield, the Center also offers a healthy living and exercise program. Noble Hospital has a partnership with Hartford Hospital to treat early breast cancer quickly with a procedure called Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation that takes a period of 5 days instead of many weeks. Money raised at this fundraiser may help patients in any of these programs receive the treatment they need but may not be able to afford.

For more information about the Center for Comprehensive Breast Health, visit Women over the age of 40 should receive a yearly mammogram. Please call the Burk Women’s Center at 572-5140 to schedule an appointment.