Decatur Memorial Hospital Celebrates Breast Month with B.R.A. Day

Decatur Memorial Hospital Celebrates Breast Month with B.R.A. Day

10-22-18 Decatur, Ill… Decatur Memorial Hospital will host BRA (Breast Reconstruction Awareness) Day at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, in the Classroom Complex at the Hospital. The community is invited to attend the DMH Bra Exhibit, featuring decorated bra submissions from local survivors and businesses to raise breast cancer awareness. Hear from experts about early detection and how to close the loop on breast cancer. Awards will be presented for winning submissions. The event will feature:

* 5:30-6:30 pm: Hors d’oeuvres and Bra Decorating exhibit Breast Cancer Educational Information

* 6:30-7 pm: Speakers: Closing the Loop on Breast Cancer Abigail Cochran, MD, SIU Medicine, Plastic and Reconstruction Surgeon

Early Detection and Mammogram Options

Breast Cancer Survivor

* 7pm: Bra Exhibit Awards

To participate in the DMH Bra Decorating contest, tastefully decorated bra submissions are due Oct. 26, in the DMH Barnes Lobby. For more information visit


Decatur Memorial Hospital (DMH), located in Decatur, Ill., is a 300 bed, not-for-profit, community hospital that has been providing medical care since 1916 for the residents of Central Illinois. Today, DMH has nearly 2,200 dedicated employees, 300 physicians, and is a designated Level II Trauma Center. DMH has been recognized six consecutive years as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital from IBM Watson Health. For more information, visit