Ellen Carlson, RN was our Ruby Award winner this year and is our guest speaker Monday.
Soroptimist International of Auburn
Monday May 11, 2015
Noon at Sizzler
We have an exciting meeting planned for you, one that will give you an opportunity to invite friends to attend and hear Oncology Nurse Navigator Ellen Carlson, RN at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital.
Ellen offers individualized assistance to breast cancer patients with clinical needs, education and will assist with managing the complex needs of a cancer diagnosis, collaborating on the patient’s behalf with other clinicians.
She will explain our new “Bosom Buddy” pillow project and how it offers comfort to the patient.
We will also learn the advancement of the 3D mammogram now being used at the hospital to screen for breast cancer.
Don’t miss this informative meeting on breast cancer detection and the issues of what a newly diagnosed patient endures when one is first told they have breast cancer.
Advocating for women and girls and making friends for life
Auburn, known for California's historic Gold Rush, is approximately 130 miles from San Francisco and 30 miles northeast of Sacramento along Highway 80 in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Home to the county seat of Placer County, this small city is a popular tourist attraction providing the look and feel of the California Gold Rush experienced in buildings from that era. Guests visiting can pan for gold, kayak the American River and tour the fantastic buildings where ghosts of the gold still reside. Nearby attractions include Sacramento and beautiful South Lake Tahoe with gambling casinos such as Harvey's and Harrah's across the Nevada State Line.