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Rita Wortman

Breast Health Navigator and Clinical Education Specialist

Cleveland Regional Medical Center

HQ Phone: (980) 487-3000

Cleveland Regional Medical Center

201 E.Grover St.

Shelby, North Carolina 28150

United States

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CRMC is the main hospital in a three hospital system called the Cleveland County HealthCare System; Kings Mountain Hospital (KMH) and Crawley Memorial Hospital make up the other two acute care facilities. We are also an integral part of the Carolinas Heal... more

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Since the inception of the awareness ...

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Since the inception of the awareness campaign more than 25 years ago, technology has improved and more lives are being saved, said Rita Wortman, Breast Health Navigator/Clinical Education Specialist at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.

"With early detection, the survival rate is greatly increased," she said. "Because of the advances in technology, some cancers that wouldn't have been detected before are found earlier now and are clearer on the advanced imaging."
Each October, the Cleveland County HealthCare System hosts the Pink Ribbon Tea, a free event open to everyone.
"The tea is about education and awareness," Wortman said.
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Since the inception of the awareness campaign more than 25 years ago, technology has improved and more lives are being saved, said Rita Wortman, Breast Health Navigator/Clinical Education Specialist at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
"With early detection, the survival rate is greatly increased," she said. "Because of the advances in technology, some cancers that wouldn't have been detected before are found earlier now and are clearer on the advanced imaging."
Each October, the Cleveland County HealthCare System hosts the Pink Ribbon Tea, a free event open to everyone.
"The tea is about education and awareness," Wortman said.
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Wortman said if a woman needs help paying for the screening, there are resources in the community that can help. She also works with LaTonia Hopper, Patient Navigator/Social Worker for the Blumenthal Cancer Center. Hopper helps patients with all types of cancer to find resources to help pay for medication or household bills.
"If you have any financial issues, let us know," Wortman said.


Photos Of Breast Cancer at Cancerresearchbiz.100webspace.net

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Rita Wortman, RN, MSN, OCN, Oncology ServicesOutreach Educator at Cleveland Regional Medical Center What is where a symbol of two women during their energies toward life-affirming brain breast cancer metastasis.


The Star's Know it All: Rita ...

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The Star's Know it All: Rita Wortman.

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Today's Know-it-all: Rita Wortman, RN, MSN, OCN, Oncology Services/Outreach Educator at Cleveland Regional Medical Center What she knows: A breast cancer diagnosis fosters fear of the unknown and many questions - What is going to happen to me? Will I lose my hair? Will I be sick? What else she knows: Women should connect with people, groups, routines or anything that helps them establish a sense of peace.
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What to do: Please call Rita Wortman RN, MSN, OCN, at 980-487-3757 for questions, details or to register.


"Early detection is the key," said ...

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"Early detection is the key," said Rita Wortman, RN, MSN, OCN, Outreach Educator for Oncology Services at Cleveland Regional Medical Center. "Skin cancer can be prevented, and once diagnosed, it can be cured. But you have to catch it early enough."

Spring is a good time for screening. "We get to see people's skin before the summer sun," Wortman said.
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"It's a good idea to have your primary care physician check your skin at each physical," Wortman said.
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"That's one reason we have a skin cancer screening," Wortman said.
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"Use your instincts," Wortman said. "If you see something that just doesn't look right, have your physician check it out."
Wortman urged anyone with a suspicious spot or those who have never had a skin screening to make an appointment for the free screening on March 7. "I'd rather you be safe than sorry," she said.
Find out how to lower your risks of developing skin cancer and more about the different kinds of skin cancer at the skin cancer screening. Screenings are set up by appointment only. Call Wortman at (980) 487-3757 to schedule an appointment or email Rita.Wortman@carolinashealthcare.org


"Early detection is the key," said ...

www.clevelandregional.org [cached]

"Early detection is the key," said Rita Wortman, RN, MSN, OCN, Outreach Educator for Oncology Services at Cleveland Regional Medical Center. "Skin cancer can be prevented, and once diagnosed, it can be cured. But you have to catch it early enough."

Spring is a good time for screening. "We get to see people's skin before the summer sun," Wortman said.
...
"It's a good idea to have your primary care physician check your skin at each physical," Wortman said.
...
"That's one reason we have a skin cancer screening," Wortman said.
...
"Use your instincts," Wortman said. "If you see something that just doesn't look right, have your physician check it out."
Wortman urged anyone with a suspicious spot or those who have never had a skin screening to make an appointment for the free screening on March 7. "I'd rather you be safe than sorry," she said.
Find out how to lower your risks of developing skin cancer and more about the different kinds of skin cancer at the skin cancer screening. Screenings are set up by appointment only. Call Wortman at (980) 487-3757 to schedule an appointment or email Rita.Wortman@carolinashealthcare.org

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