October is National Breast cancer Awareness Month!
Did you know that this disease affects 1 in 8 women during their lives?
'i CAN Fight' together with Bolivia Lodge and Old Mutual is hosting a One Day Breast cancer Conference this Saturday, October 10th.
Why not buy a ticket for only R70 (light lunch included). It might help save your life one day!!!! (Ladies and Gents are welcome because men can get breast cancer too.) Contact Louise at 082 820 1949 for details. Or Sue at 015 296 0309.
Guest Speaker will be Dr. MA Coccia-Portugal, a Principal Investigator in Several International Breast cancer Clinical Trials, who has since 1979 visited countries like Europe and the USA to keep pace with developments in cancer treatments.
Her interest in Breast cancer compelled her to attend the “1st European Breast cancer Conference” in Florence in September 1998. Since then she has attended more than 30 International Breast cancer Conferences.
Dr Portugal knows the importance of keeping the public updated with the advances in the Knowledge and Management of this disease. That's why she took the first step in bringing this knowledge of the “world” to S.A. when she helped organize a Symposium on “The Current Management of Breast cancer”, by the European School of Oncology. Held in Sandton in 2002, this was the first time that this School came to Africa.
Recently Dr. MA Coccia-Portugal was invited to present an abstract at the 4th Global Breast cancer Conference in South-Korea in 2013.
You will not only have the opportunity to listen to Dr. Portugal’s knowledge but also be able to ask questions & interact with her afterwards.
When Breast cancer is found early, the chance of successful treatment is best. In fact, many women are even cured of the disease with early detection.