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Riverside Health System Hosting A Series Of Facebook Live Chats For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Riverside Health System will host several Facebook Live events in October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each event, which all will begin at 12pm, will be a 15-minute Q&A session to answer questions on the following topics:

  • Breast Self-Awareness, Clinical Exams & Mammography (Wednesday, October 6): Understanding the three components of early breast cancer detection may save your life or the life of those you love
  • Disparities in Breast Cancer Outcomes for racial and minority groups (Wednesday, October 13): Minority groups experience higher rates of death from breast cancer. Learn what we are doing to eliminate barriers to early diagnosis and improve outcomes for all patients.
  • Risk Factors for Breast Cancer and when to consider Genetic Testing (Wednesday, October 20): There are some risk factors within your control, and others like family history, you cannot influence.
  • Breast Cancer in Younger Women (Wednesday, October 27): At a stage of life focused on family or career, younger women diagnosed with breast cancer face unique challenges
  • To join in the conversations, click here.

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