Advocate Condell to Offer Cancer Awareness Info at Farmers Market

Advocate Condell Medical Center will offer information on cancer care, prevention and treatment at the Mundelein Farmers Market.

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Libertyville, Illinois (PRWEB) July 23, 2012

Advocate Condell Medical Center will offer information on cancer care, prevention and treatment at the Mundelein Farmers Market.

On Aug. 3, information about cancer prevention will be available. According to the American Cancer Society, there are several measures people can take to reduce cancer risk, including:

  •     Stop using tobacco;
  •     Eat healthy and stay active;
  •     Stay safe in the sun;
  •     Follow cancer screening guidelines.

More information about reducing cancer risk will be available at Condell’s booth at the Farmers Market.

Advocate Condell Medical Center is the exclusive Sprout Sponsor of the Mundelein Farmers Market, which runs June through October every Friday from 3 to 7 pm in downtown Mundelein, one block south of Route 176 and one block east of Route 45. The Mundelein Farmers Market Committee’s goal is to provide a wide variety of fresh produce and unique food products in a fun, family-friendly environment with convenient access. Each week, a different local business and non-profit organization are featured.

For more information, visit http://www.mundelein.org/farmers_market/.

Advocate Condell will have a booth at the market once a month, with different cancer awareness themes. Upcoming programs include:

  •     Prostate Health. Friday, Sept. 7. Get information on the latest treatments, and the pros and cons of being screened.
  •     Breast Health. Friday, Oct. 5. Learn about screening, treatment and follow-up care for your mind, body and spirit. Our Breast Nurse Navigator will be on hand for questions. You also can sign up for our Making Strides team!

About Advocate Condell Medical Center
Advocate Condell Medical Center is the leading provider of comprehensive medical and surgical services in Lake County, with state-of-the-art heart, neurosurgical, maternity and emergency services. Condell's emergency department is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in Lake County, Illinois. It also features the only dedicated pediatric emergency department in the county. Condell holds accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers for cardiac patients, and is accredited by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. Advocate Condell is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the Chicago metro area for superior results in patient safety and health outcomes.


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