Thursday, April 06, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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LIFE as a Pre-Vivor: A Workshop for Individuals Diagnosed with BRCA and
Other Breast and Ovarian Cancer Predisposition Genes
Join a forum of medical experts who will address strategies to identify, manage, monitor, and treat individuals who carry predisposition genes for breast and ovarian cancer.
Become educated about your health and learn how to make LIFE SAVING decisions to do everything you can to prevent breast and ovarian cancers.
Topics will include genetic testing, screening guidelines, surgical options, chemo-prevention, and lifestyle
suggestions. Expert medical specialists include:
Dr. Catherine Pesce (Breast Surgeon),
Dr. Michael Howard (Plastic/Reconstructive Surgeon),
Dr. Elena Diaz Moore (Gynecologist-Oncologist),
Dr. Elaine Wade (Medical Oncologist),
Dr. Peter Hulick (Medical Geneticist),
Anna Newlin (Genetics Counselor),
Dr. Georgia Spear (Radiologist),
Barbara Guido (High Risk Breast Program Nurse Practitioner),
with Dr. Carol Rosenberg, moderator and LIFE Director and Cancer Survivorship Expert.
The LIFE (Living in the Future Educated) Pre-Vivor Workshop
is underwritten by the MRW Leadership Board.
Light refreshments will be served.
Complimentary parking in Evanston Hospital parking garage.
2650 Ridge Avenue