OTTAWA, May 19 /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:
A free educational forum for people living with breast cancer and
their families and friends.
Governor General I Room
11 Colonel By Drive
Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Dr. Shailendra Verma, Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre
Mark Clemons, Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre
Xinni Song, Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
1 Canadian Cancer
Society/National Cancer Institute of Canada. Canadian Cancer Statistics
2009, Toronto, Canada, 2009.
SOURCE Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - Ontario Region
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