The Women’s Breast Health Night is a fun, educational evening, where women can gather to learn more about protecting themselves from a disease that will effect one in eight women this year. “We have seen great strides in breast cancer detection and treatment over the years,” MHP Director of Radiology Julie Hartke said.
“I believe this is due to better screening techniques but also a result of a more educated population,” Hartke continued. “Events such as Women’s Breast Health Night are a wonderful opportunity for women of all ages to be informed so they can ask the right questions of their doctor to effectively monitor their ongoing health.”
According to Hartke, attendees will enjoy wonderful food, informative booths as well as fabulous door prizes. “The fun stuff gets people in the door but once they arrive; they will benefit from very valuable education.”
The program for this year’s event will feature Family Practice Physician Valerie Bonnett, MD. Dr. Bonnett is an experienced women’s health expert who will speak on living an all-encompassing healthy life. A survivor will also speak and various healthcare professionals will be on hand to provide information before and after the presentation.
“Every year we strive to offer new information for our attendees,” Hartke explained. “We want this event to be a comfortable place for women to come and learn about how to prevent cancer, as well as treatment and other valuable resources available to them. Even if you have attended in the past, I strongly encourage you to attend again as information is constantly changing.”
All women are invited to attend this event. Women’s Breast Health Night is free, but you must pre-register in order to attend. To register, visit mahaskahealth.org or call 641.672.3369.