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EMC Offers Lectures for Breast Cancer Awareness

Free lectures focus on coping with, understanding, and treating breast cancer

Eisenhower Medical Center will host free community lectures throughout October, starting tomorrow, in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Specialists in internal medicine, radiation oncology and medical
oncology will give information and updates on topics "that matter most to
breast cancer patients and survivors,'' said Eisenhower spokeswoman Lee Rice.
Lectures will be held at various locations at the hospital, 39000 Bob
Hope Drive. Reservations are needed.

The schedule:

"Breast Cancer Surgical Treatment Options'' by surgeon Peter Schulz,
Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Lucy Curci Cancer Center.

"Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer'' by internal medicine physician
Hessam Mahdavi on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the George and Julia Argyros Health Center.

"Breast Screening Recommendations -- What's Right for Me?'' by
Belinda Zaparinuk, manager of the Eisenhower Schnitzer/Novack Breast Center, on Oct. 10 at 3 p.m. at George and Julia Argyros Health Center.

"Progress in Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer'' by oncologist
Amy Law, on Oct. 11 at noon at Lucy Curci Cancer Center.

"Understanding Your Breast Cancer Pathology'' by pathologist
assistant Jeannette McCarroll, on Oct. 17 at noon at Lucy Curci Cancer Center.

"Oncoplastic Breast Surgery: Improving Cancer and Cosmetic
Outcomes'' by surgical oncologist David Hyams, on Oct. 18 at 5:30 p.m. at Lucy
Curci Cancer Center.

"Early Stage Breast Cancer Treatment Options'' by oncologist Iliana
Popescu, on Oct. 25 at 5:30 p.m. at Lucy Curci Cancer Center.

"Managing Side Effects of Metastatic Breast Cancer,'' interactive
teleconference by CancerCare, on Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m. at Lucy Curci Cancer
Center.

"Living Well with a Cancer Diagnosis'' by stress management expert
Beth Mulligan, on Oct. 29 at noon at Lucy Curci Cancer Center.

To register or for more information, go to www.emc.org/calendar.

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