Cancer Care

Breast Cancer Month - Speaker Series

October 27, 2021

We invite you to join us every Wednesday at Noon throughout October for a Breast Cancer Month Speaker Series. Each week a Riverside expert will present on a topic centered around breast cancer.  Visit Riverside's Facebook or YouTube Channel.

This week - Wednesday, October 27:
Topic: Risk Factors for Breast Cancer and when to consider Genetic Testing
Presented by: Dr. Andrea Avalos, Family Medicine
- There are some risk factors within your control, and others like family history, you cannot influence. Learn what may place you at higher risk and when genetic testing may be right for you.

For those who cannot watch the event LIVE, the events will be saved and made available to watch at a later time on Riverside's Facebook ( and YouTube ( channel. 

To learn more, visit

We look forward to you joining our speaker series!

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Registration is required. This program is a series of four classes offered on Mondays. When registering, please provide an email address and instructions for virtually joining the class will be sent to you.

The November series dates are 11/8, 11/15, 11/22 and 11/29.

Monday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Virtual Expectant Parents Tour

Lasting approximately one hour, this virtual tour offers a preview of the birthing rooms, delivery suites and postpartum rooms at Riverside Regional Medical Center. Our professional, experienced Childbirth Educator will send out an individual Zoom invite for you to join the tour closer to date of the tour. She will share with you information during the virtual tour and you will have the opportunity to ask questions in regards to giving birth here at Riverside Regional Medical Center.

Tuesday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Womens Health



Riverside College of Health Careers Fall Open House

The world has changed, become the future of health care today! The programs at Riverside College of Health Careers offer hands-on clinical experience, program flexibility, and evening/weekend options. Come see all the college has to offer!

The Riverside College of Health Careers will hold an Open House on November 10, 2021. There will be a open house presentation, available program information, campus tours, financial aid information, and time to speak to the Admissions department.

Due to safety precautions, all attendees will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms during event check-in, all attendees will be required to wear a mask for the entirety of the visit, and there is a 15-person limit to accommodate appropriate social distancing.

Please visit Riverside College of Health Careers for more information.

Wednesday 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Riverside College of Health Careers
316 Main Street
Newport News, VA, 23601