Breast Cancer Discussion Set for June 28th

Panel Discussion Centers On Understanding a Pathology Report

June 06, 2001

The Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center of the University of Rochester Medical Center will hold a panel discussion on "Understanding Your Pathology Report: Uncovering the Mysteries of Breast Cancer Decision-Making."

The dinner event will be at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, June 28th, at the URMC Conference Center's case method room 1-9576.

Participants will learn about what medical professionals look for in pathology reports and how that impacts their treatment recommendations. It will explain why two women with breast cancer will face different treatment regimens.

The panel will include Linda M. McHugh, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Jennifer J. Griggs, M.D., M.P.H., Co-Director of the Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program; and Megan Quinn, Pathology Fellow.

The cost is $20 per person, which includes dinner and the "Understanding Your Pathology Report" booklet. Scholarships are available for eligible registrants. To register, call Joreatha Jones at (716) 275-4797 or e-mail joreatha_jones@urmc.rochester.edu.

Questions about the Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program may be directed to Griggs or Gretchen Ahrendt, Co-Directors, or Beverly Brooks, Associate Director of Community Education, at (716) 275-4797.

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