Franklin Square Hospital Center is making itself a physical reminder that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month by illuminating its and Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Cancer Institute in pink lighting.
“This is a way for us to show to all who come to the hospital or drive by our campus our support for those individuals and families affected by breast cancer and to raise awareness of the need for research, education, prevention and treatment,” said , president of Franklin Square Hospital Center, in a statement.
Doctors from Franklin Square, Good Samaritan, Harbor Hospital and Union Memorial also plan to partner with WMAR Channel 2 for a Think Pink "Call 2 Breast Health" event. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 21, viewers can tune in and call to get answers and advice from breast health experts. All callers will receive a free breast health kit.