Clearwater, Florida -- Specialty-trained surgical oncologists from Morton Plant Mease will answer difficult questions and share the latest information on breast cancer during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The first seminar, Avoiding Breast Cancer with Lifestyle and Diet Changes, with surgical oncologist, Dr. Kathleen Allen, will give you the latest information about breast cancer, including how you can reduce your risk by adopting a healthy lifestyle.
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 12 p.m.
Aging Well Center at The Long Center, Grand Room
1501 N. Belcher Road, Clearwater
Thursday, Oct. 18, 12 p.m.
Morton Plant Mease Outpatient Center, Community Room
2102 Trinity Oaks Blvd., Trinity
The second seminar, Breast Cancer in 2012: Where Do We Stand?, with surgical oncologist Dr. Robert Davidson will highlight your risk, choices for treating breast cancer, and how to cope. He'll talk about current treatment regimens and reconstructive options.
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 12:30 p.m.
N. Pinellas Branch YMCA
4550 Village Center Drive, Palm Harbor
According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States, other than skin cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in women, after lung cancer. There are more than 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in the United States.
Online Health Assessment: Your Breast Cancer Risk