During the month of October, Broward Health is hosting the following educational events and health screenings for Breast Cancer Awareness Month to support raise awareness and educate the community:
October 7: Broward Health and Gilda’s Club hosts Prevención y Detección Temprana del Cáncer de Mama, in Spanish at 3 p.m. led by Alia Abdulla, D.O., FACS, breast surgical oncologist at Broward Health. The virtual lecture is free. Call 954-763-6776.
October 9 and 23: Broward Health has Mammos and Mocktails on the menu on Saturday, October 9 and Saturday, October 23 from 8 a.m. to noon. Free mammograms and pink lemonade mocktails will be offered at the Lillian S. Wells Women’s Health Center, 1600 S. Andrews Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. Women must be pre-qualified and registered in advance for the mammogram screening. To be screened and registered, call 954-762-3649.
October 19: Alia Abdulla, D.O., FACS, breast surgical oncologist, Marshal E. Liberfarb, M.D., radiation oncologist, and Mehmet F. Hepgur, M.D., hematology-oncology for Broward Health will lead a free virtual discussion on Preventing and Treating Breast Cancer on Tuesday, October 19 at 6 p.m. An audience Q & A session will follow the presentation. To register visit BrowardHealth.org/Events to receive an event link prior to the discussion or call 954-759-7400.
October 27: Alia Abdulla, D.O., surgical oncology, general surgery will lead a free virtual open discussion on Breast Cancer: Understanding Your Options and Making the Right Choices for You on Thursday, October 27 at noon. , To register visit BrowardHealth.org/Events to receive an event link prior to the discussion or call 954-759-7400.
For more information, visit BrowardHealth.org/BeatCancer.
About Broward Health
Broward Health, providing service for more than 80 years, is a nationally recognized system in South Florida that offers world-class healthcare to all. The Broward Health system includes the statutory teaching hospital Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, Broward Health Coral Springs, Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston, Broward Health Community Health Services, Broward Health Physician Group, Broward Health Urgent Care, Broward Health International, and Broward Health Foundation. For more information, visit BrowardHealth.org.