October 16, 2008

2008 Beyond Breast Cancer Educational Symposium Presented By University Hospitals(TM) Ireland Cancer Center

Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Northeast Ohio Affiliate:

 WHAT:       Komen for the Cure 2008 Educational Symposium, Beyond Breast Cancer (In partnership with University Hospitals Ireland Cancer Center And in collaboration with The Gathering Place) aims to improve breast health by the power of knowledge.  WHERE:      Landerhaven, Mayfield Heights  WHEN:       Saturday, October 18, 2008 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.  WHO:        Health care providers, survivors and people interested in breast health education, research and treatment  Dialogue with physician experts of University Hospitals Ireland Cancer Center  Environmental Influences on breast cancer by Dr Dwight Randle, Komen for the Cure  Speaker: Tom Batiuk, Creator of Funky Winkerbean & Crankshaft comics and author of Lisa's Story  WHY:        Educate women about multiple areas of breast health. In support of your journey to be empowered and to thrive. More than 260,000 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.  HIGHLIGHTS: Dwight E. Randle, PhD, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Senior Scientific Advisor, will speak on the environmental influences on breast cancer. He will be available for interview on Friday Oct 17th and Saturday Oct 18th by request only. Please call 216-292-2873 X 103 or 440-488- 1896 to schedule an interview.  Media are invited to attend the event.