Lee Memorial Health System and Susan G. Komen Southwest Florida invite the community to an educational panel about new approaches in breast cancer treatment on Feb. 24, from 2 – 3:30 p.m., at the Healthy Life Center at Coconut Point mall, 23190 Fashion Dr., Ste.105, in Estero.
One out of eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. There is hope. Early detection means a 98 percent survival rate and offers women time to consider surgery and treatment alternatives. Learn about the newest treatment options available from professional care providers with Lee Memorial Health System’s Breast Clinics:
Gail M. Santucci, M.D., Medical Director, LMHS Breast Health Centers and Diagnostic Radiologist with Florida Radiology Consultants, will discuss trends in breast imaging, review screening mammography guidelines and digital breast tomosynthesis (multiple images of the breast).
Valerie Butram, MS, RD, CSO, LDN, Oncology Education Coordinator and Board Certified Specialist Oncology Dietitian for Lee Memorial Health System at the Regional Cancer Center, will cover diet, nutrition and physical activity for breast cancer patients and survivors.
Tammy Zinn, MSN, OCN, CBCN, Breast Health Navigator for Lee Memorial Health System at the Regional Cancer Center, will discuss the importance of early detection and how it saves lives.
For more information or to RSVP, please call the Healthy Life Center at 239-495-4475.
Opening access to health care for the residents of South Lee County, the Healthy Life Center provides a variety of services and educational events that support healthy lifestyles, early detection of disease, chronic disease management – programming dedicated to maintaining and improving health.