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

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.


Westin Hotel
Governor General I Room
11 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON


Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Dr. Shailendra Verma, Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre
Dr. Mark Clemons, Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre
Dr. Xinni Song, Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre



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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