Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Update on breast cancer treatment


NEW HAVEN - Yale-New Haven Hospital and Yale Cancer Center will present a free health talk dubbed, "Breast Cancer Treatment Update" at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 14 in YNHH's East Pavilion cafeteria. The lecture is part of the ongoing Understanding Cancer Lecture Series for patients and families living with cancer.

Dr. Maysa Abu-Khalaf, assistant professor of medical oncology, Dr. Carla Christy, surgical instructor, and Dr. Joanne Weidhaas, assistant professor of therapeutic radiology, will review the newest treatment options for women with breast cancer. At the end of the presentation, guests will have time to ask questions.
A light supper will be served at 6p.m.; the lecture begins promptly at 6:30 p.m. The lecture is free and validated parking is available. Call (203) 688-2000 to make reservations and for directions to park in the Air Rights Garage

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