Aventura Hospital and the Aventura Comprehensive Cancer Center are celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month throughout October with several special commemorative events and lectures that promise to bring together colorful groups of healthcare professionals, community leaders, volunteers, and survivors.
Two upcoming special community lectures are planned on breast health awareness at Austin Hepburn Center (750 NW 8th Avenue, Hallandale Beach). Each will highlight the latest in diagnostic treatment and technologies and featuring special guest speakers from their medical staff, including:
“Why is my Treatment Different?” Understanding Your Pathology Report Featuring Ira Gleiberman, M.D. Thursday, October 14, 6 p.m.
“Women’s Annual Cancer and Healthcare Symposium” Featuring Carlos Lopez, M.D., Medical Director Aventura Comprehensive Cancer Center “Accelerated 5-day Breast Cancer Treatment” Saturday, October 16, 10 a.m.
Aventura Hospital will close the month off with a “Women’s Night Out” Breast Cancer Awareness Month celebration on Thursday, October 28th from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Aventura Comprehensive Cancer Center (20950 NE 27th Court, Aventura). The event will celebrate survival, strength and courage with testimonials from survivors, as well as some special announcements from leading members of our medical staff involved in breast cancer care. Women of all ages are invited to come out and enjoy an afternoon of relaxation and entertainment designed to celebrate women and everything they love. The event will highlight beauty, fashion, health and nutrition. There will be free food, music and fun for all to enjoy.
For further information on breast health support groups, call Aventura Comprehensive Cancer Center at 305-682- 2151. To schedule a mammogram at Aventura Breast Diagnostic Center, call 1- 877-341-7017.
For more information about upcoming events, call 1-888-256-7692.