Riverside is thrilled to announce that it will be hosting several Facebook Live events over the coming weeks in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each will be a 15-minute question-and-answer session to answer questions from media and residents on the following topics:
- Breast Self-Knowledge, Clinical Examinations, and Mammography (October 6): Understanding the Three Components of Breast Cancer Early Detection Can Save Your Life or the Life of Those You Love
- Disparities in Breast Cancer Outcomes for Racial and Minority Groups (October 13): Minority groups experience higher rates of death from breast cancer. Find out what we’re doing to remove barriers to early diagnosis and improve outcomes for all patients.
- Breast Cancer Risk Factors and When to Consider Genetic Testing (October 20): There are some risk factors that you are in control of and others, like family history, that you cannot influence.
- Breast Cancer in Young Women (October 27): At a family or career-focused stage of life, young women diagnosed with breast cancer face unique challenges
Each event will take place at noon ET, and you can register by going to Riverside’s Facebook. The event is called “Breast Cancer Month – Lecture Series.