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Main Line Health Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events

October 5, 2016

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Join Main Line Health this October for a series of educational seminars devoted to breast health. These events are free, but registration is requested.
Think pink, live green: protecting your daughter’s breast health
Friends’ Central School in Wynnewood | October 6 | 7:00–9:00 pm
Make everyday choices to reduce breast cancer risk with Marisa C. Weiss, MD, director of breast health outreach and breast radiation oncology, Lankenau Medical Center; and founder and president, breastcancer.org.

Unconventional breast cancer care: the alternative approach
Paoli Hospital | October 11 | 6:00–7:00 pm
Learn about applying wellness therapies to complement traditional treatments with Sharon A. Marshall, MD, radiologist, Paoli Hospital and Kathleen Sacharian, MSN, CRNP, oncology nurse practitioner, Cancer Center of Paoli Hospital.

Understanding breast density and why it matters
Ludington Library in Bryn Mawr | October 12 | 6:00–7:00 pm
Learn about your breast density and what this mammogram finding means with W. Bradford Carter, MD, breast surgeon, Bryn Mawr Hospital.

Sidestep breast cancer: ways to beat the risks
Main Line Health Center in Newtown Square | October 17 | 7:00–8:00 pm
Learn about hereditary and lifestyle risk factors as well as actions to prevent disease with Amy L. Curran, MD, hematologist/oncologist, Bryn Mawr Hospital.

Heart health after breast cancer: making the connection
Paoli Hospital | October 18 | 6:00–7:00 pm
Understand and minimize your risk for heart disease after breast cancer treatment with Won S. Chang, MD, radiation oncologist, Paoli Hospital and Donald V. Ferrari, DO, cardiologist, Lankenau Heart Institute at Paoli Hospital.

Managing breast cancer-associated lymphedema
Main Line Health Center at Newtown Square | October 26 | 6:00–7:00 pm
Learn more about risk reduction, recognition and treatment for this lesser-known side effect of treatment with Tabitha Muracco, PT, MSPT, CLT, physical therapist, Main Line Health.

Mammogram misconceptions: clearing up the myths
Riddle Hospital | October 27 | 6:00–7:00 pm
Know when to get your mammogram—and why—with Tina R. Stein, MD, imaging and diagnostic radiologist, Riddle Hospital.

Call 1.866.CALL.MLH or register online and view more upcoming events.

 

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