Des Moines, IA  – Susan G. Komen Greater Iowa today announced nearly $330,000 in new community grants for 2018-2019.  Susan G. Komen has a bold goal to reduce current breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in the U.S.

Fred Hubbell Statement On Legislative Passage Of So-Called “Fetal Heartbeat” Bill

(ROCK ISLAND, IL) NormaLeah Ovarian Cancer Initiative is pleased to present Sisterly Advice to BEAT Ovarian Cancer, translated into Spanish at the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Valley located at 338 6th Street, Moline. The session will be held on Sunday, May 6th, 2018 at 2 p.m. This one- hour educational session is free of charge and open to the public. Men are welcome, free childcare will be provided and light refreshments will be served. Reservations are requested.

DAVENPORT, Dec. 19, 2018 – The Kenneth H. McKay Center for Breast Health at Genesis has received the highest level of recognition from National Quality Measures for Breast Health (NQMBC).

The Kenneth H. McKay Center for Breast Health is only the second center in Iowa and is the only center in the region to earn recognition as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence. Only 53 centers nationally have earned the recognition.

A Group of QC organizations is sponsoring a FREE MINORITY HEALTH CONFERENCE, April 21, 2018 at Central High School in Davenport, 1120 Main Street Davenport Iowa, lunch is included. Registration for the event will begin at 9:00 AM and the conference will begin at 10 AM. Bus transportation is available from various locations in the Quad Cities.

Stress Management Program Gives Patients Information and Ways to Manage Their Health throughout the Cancer Journey

DAVENPORT, IA – APRIL 2018 – Beginning Saturday, April 21, 2018, Gilda’s Club is offering an online program to help people diagnosed with cancer, including those undergoing treatment, to manage the stress of diagnosis and treatment. Gilda’s Club received a grant from the Iowa Cancer Consortium to address the unique needs of young adults 18-39 with cancer.

Rock Island, Ill. – The Lions Clubs of District 1-H (includes 13 counties in west central Illinois) host their District Convention on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center, 227 17th Street, Rock Island.

(DES MOINES) – Monday, April 2, 2018 -  Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a bill on Monday that creates affordable health plan options for Iowans who can’t afford to buy health insurance.

Gilda’s Club Quad Cities CEO Sally Werner was promoted to Senior Vice President of Affiliate Relations at Cancer Support Community, of which Gilda’s Club Quad Cities is an affiliate.

Joy McMeekan, Gilda’s Club Development Director, was named Interim Executive Director in October 2017. After an extensive external and internal candidate search, the Board of Directors named McMeekan CEO of Gilda’s Club Quad Cities effective February 19, 2018.

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