Roswell Park Launches Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign at Galleria Event

Friday, October 8, 2010

“Double Check” initiative to launch at Breast Cancer Expo at Walden Galleria Oct. 16 & 17

Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) will mark National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with an informational exposition October 16-17 at the Walden Galleria in Cheektowaga, NY. The expo will mark the launch of Double Check, a collaborative breast cancer empowerment initiative between Roswell Park and WGRZ-TV Channel 2, and include presentations by RPCI experts who will speak on need-to-know breast cancer topics.

The expo will be held outside Lord & Taylor on the mall’s lower level (use entrance between Lord & Taylor & Macy’s) Saturday, October 16 from 10am to 3pm and Sunday, October 17 from noon to 4pm.

Presentations for Saturday, October 16:

  • 10 am - I Have an Abnormal Mammogram: What Do I Do Now?Shicha Kumar, MD, Breast Surgeon, RPCI
  • 11 am - A Breast Lump: What it Could Be and Why You Shouldn’t Panic — Foluso O. Ademuyiwa, MD, MPH, Medical Oncologist, RPCI
  • Noon - Overview of Breast Cancer Care — Stephen B. Edge, MD, FACS, Breast Surgeon, RPCI
  • 1 pm - Roswell Park’s Breast Cancer Risk Assessment & PreventionProgram Swati Kulkarni, MD, FACS, Breast Surgeon, RPCI
  • 2 pm - Overview of Breast Cancer Research and Clinical Studies at RPCI Swati Kulkarni, MD, FACS, Breast Surgeon, RPCI

The schedule for Sunday, October 17:

  • Noon - Roswell Park’s Breast Cancer Risk Assessment & Prevention Program — Mary Berry, FNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner
  • 1 pm - Breast Cancer Surgery Options — Stephen B. Edge, MD, FACS, Breast Surgeon, RPCI
  • 2 pm - Assuring High Quality Care: The Team Approach — Stephen B. Edge, MD, FACS, Breast Surgeon, RPCI
  • 3 pm - Doctor, When Do I Need to Have a Mammogram? — Shicha Kumar, MD, Breast Surgeon, RPCI

For more information, see: http://www.roswellpark.org/expo.

Media Contact: 

Annie Deck-Miller, Senior Media Relations Manager
716-845-8593; annie.deck-miller@roswellpark.org