Media Advisory - Free Sarnia educational forum responds to needs of people
affected by breast cancer

SARNIA, ON, May 11 /CNW/ - In Canada, it is estimated that 22,700 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and that an estimated 5,400 women will die from the disease this year.(1)

Breast Cancer Today: An Evening of Care & Community is a free educational forum tailored to the needs of people diagnosed with breast cancer, their family members, friends and informal caregivers. Participants will have the opportunity to hear about the latest breast cancer advances and initiatives, learn about services and support groups in their community and connect with others affected by the disease.

Breast Cancer Today is presented by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - Ontario Region in partnership with Scotiabank.

    
    Please plan to attend:

    WHAT:     A free educational forum for people living with breast cancer
              and their families and friends.

    WHERE:    Best Western Guildwood Inn
              Guildhall Room
              1400 Venetian Blvd
              Sarnia, ON

    WHEN:     Tuesday, May 18, 2010 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

    WHO:      Dr. James Brophy, and Dr. Margaret Keith, University of
               Windsor
              Dr. Muriel Brackstone, Lakehead University

    FOR MORE INFORMATION:

    Visit: www.cbcf.org/careandcommunity

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    (1) Canadian Cancer Society/National Cancer Institute of Canada. Canadian
    Cancer Statistics 2009, Toronto, Canada, 2009.
    

SOURCE Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - Ontario Region

For further information: For further information: Jennifer F. Modica, Marketing & Communications Coordinator, Tel: (416) 815-1313, ext. 208, Email: jmodica@cbcf.org

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