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Route 18 Auto teams up with Saint Peter’s to fight breast cancer with every car sold

Release date: 9/3/2015

Route 18 Auto teams up with Saint Peter’s  to fight breast cancer with every car sold

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Route 18 Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram in East Brunswick will donate $50 for every new and used car sold during September and October to The Breast Center at Saint Peter’s University Hospital, the first breast center in central New Jersey – including Middlesex, Somerset and Mercer counties - to be accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. The fund-raiser is timed to highlight National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, held each October.

“I’m first a father, a husband and a son … I would do everything I can to protect my family. I would think every man would do the same,” said Bill McDonagh, owner/general manager of Route 18 Auto, which sells Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge and Ram automobiles, trucks and SUVs.

“Saint Peter’s Foundation is grateful for the support of Route 18 Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram for their generous support of The Breast Center,” said Michael Loch, director, annual giving, Saint Peter’s Foundation. “We are fortunate to partner with such a great company, which shares our commitment to fighting breast cancer. Together, we are making a difference in our community.”

Every dollar raised will be used to support breast cancer prevention and treatment programs. Additional donations will be accepted at http://www.rt18cjdr.com/reach-for-the-cure.htm

Members of The Breast Center pool their expertise in multiple medical specialties to design a customized treatment program for each patient. Using the most advanced oncology treatment options available, Saint Peter’s offers a full range of state-of-the-art services, including:

• Women's Imaging

 Screening and Diagnostic Mammography Services 

 Bone Density

 Breast Surgery

 Radiation Oncology

 Survivorship Services

 Moving On Therapeutic Exercise Program for Patients in Treatment

 Nutrition and Social Services

 Lymphedema Prevention and Rehabilitation

 Wellness

 Genetic Counseling

The American Cancer Society projects there were approximately 232,000 patients diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in the United States in 2013, its latest estimate. In addition, hundreds of thousands of women who will deal with benign breast disease this year will require medical evaluation for treatment options.

Again, please go to http://www.rt18cjdr.com/reach-for-the-cure.htm to donate to the Breast Center.

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