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Northern Westchester Hospital Experts to Give Facts on Breast Health During Free Live Zoom Webinar

September 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and Northern Westchester Hospital presents We Speak Pink, a free motivational and supportive Breast Health Panel on the facts about breast health, Wednesday, October 7th from 5 pm to 6 pm. An all-women panel of experts will discuss the latest evidence-based guidelines from the American Cancer Society, including lowering the risk of breast cancer through proactive measures and behavior changes; breast cancer screening and diagnostic options; assessing breast cancer risk; the breast cancer care process and treatment options; the importance of integrating wellness into treatment plans; and financial considerations for treatment and care. A patient who experienced treatment during the height of the COVID crisis will also discuss her experience.
The panel will be moderated by Lisa Wexler, award-wining radio host of “The Lisa Wexler Show.” NWH panelists include breast surgeon Dr. Ranjana Chaterji; medical oncologist Dr. Julia Schaefer-Cutillo; clinical nutrition outpatient program coordinator Patricia Talio, RD; acupuncturist Vanessa McKay-Barr, L.Ac; and Nicki Reno-Welt, PA, clinical coordinator at the Cancer Services Program of the Hudson Valley.

The event is free but registration is required. Register at https://nwhbreasthealthpanel.eventbrite.com. A Zoom link will be sent prior to the program. In honor of the 35th anniversary of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, program attendees will be entered into a raffle to win a Hydrafacial MD from The Laser and Medi-Spa at Northern Westchester Hospital.

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About Northern Westchester Hospital
Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH), a member of Northwell Health, provides quality, patient-centered care that is close to home through a unique combination of medical expertise, leading-edge technology, and a commitment to humanity. Over 650 highly-skilled physicians, state-of-the-art technology and professional staff of caregivers are all in place to ensure that you and your family receive treatment in a caring, respectful and nurturing environment. NWH has established extensive internal quality measurements that surpass the standards defined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA) National Hospital Quality Measures. Our high-quality standards help to ensure that the treatment you receive at NWH is among the best in the nation. For more information, please visit www.nwhc.net and connect with us on Facebook.

About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, nearly 800 outpatient facilities and more than 14,200 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 72,000 employees – 17,000-plus nurses and 4,500 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu and follow us @NorthwellHealth on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Details

Date:
September 23
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://nwhbreasthealthpanel.eventbrite.com/

Organizer

Northern Westchester Hospital
Website:
http://www.nwhc.net/