CINCINNATI - The UC Cancer Institute is hosting a reception and breast cancer information fair Thursday at the Barrett Center.
Guests will hear from physician speakers and breast cancer survivors as well as have access to materials highlighting breast cancer risk factors, treatment options and community resources.
The event is free and starts at 6 p.m.
Informational sessions include:
· What is Breast Cancer? (6:30 to 6:45 p.m.) : Presented by Elizabeth Shaughnessy, MD, PhD, UC Health surgical oncologist and UC College of Medicine professor
· Breast Imaging Update (6:45 to 7 p.m.) : Presented by Amy Argus, MD, UC Health radiologist and UC College of Medicine assistant professor
· Breast Cancer Survivor Testimony (7 to 7:15 p.m.): A local woman shares her personal story about breast cancer and her treatment experience at the UC Health Barrett Center with the multidisciplinary UC Cancer Institute breast cancer team
· Communication Resources (7:15 to 7:30 p.m.): Presented by Amy Weber of the Komen Foundation
Guests are encouraged to wear pink to show their support in the fight against breast cancer.
The Barrett Center is located at 234 Goodman Street.
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