Spring 2012
Knocking Cancer Out of the Park
Feature Story
Baseball fan and cancer survivor Carmella Marranzino of Stratford sported her favorite baseball cap after losing her hair during her life-saving treatments.
In this issue...
If you or someone in your family has cancer, you may be wondering who else in your family may be at risk: Your children? Your brothers and sisters?

My doctor suspects I have lung cancer. She is sending me for a surgical biopsy. Is there a non-surgical alternative?

How can I be sure that the test results my doctor reports are actually mine?
Breast Surgeon Andrew Kenler, MD and Urologist Jeffrey Small, MD, respond.

Stylish Renovations Welcome Patients and Guests

All Emergency Departments are not the same, which is especially important if you or a loved one is age 65 or older. When deciding where to seek emergency care, remember: Only Bridgeport Hospital offers GEMS—our Geriatric Emergency Medical Service.

Prescription costs are on everyone’s mind. Here’s one way to ease the strain on your wallet:

ou’ve been told it’s cancer. You’re shocked…afraid…overwhelmed. And now you face a surge of complicated and important information at a time when you already have too much on your mind.

When you are ready to begin making healthcare choices, we invite you to take advantage of this free service by contacting our Concierge, Joanna.