Community Out-Reach Education
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women worldwide. Each year, breast cancer accounts for 12 percent of all cancers diagnosed globally, and is the second leading cause of cancer-related death among women. What are causes, symptoms and stages of breast cancer? What are current treatments and the newest research related to breast cancer? What are breast cancer risk factors?
If you are seeking answers to questions like these you should attend October’s C.O.R.E. (Community Out-Reach Education) Program at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital to learn about breast cancer.
This FREE program will be on Monday, October 22nd at 4:00 p.m. in the VCU Health CMH Education Center inside the new C.A.R.E. Building located at 1755 N. Mecklenburg Avenue in South Hill.
The speaker for the program with be Dr. Masey Ross. Dr. Ross specializes in oncology, the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. Dr. Ross received her medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. She completed her residency and internship as well as a fellowship from VCU Medical Center in Richmond, VA. Dr. Ross evaluates, diagnoses and coordinates care for patients at the Hendrick Cancer and Rehab Center in South Hill; at VCU Medical Center North Hospital and Stony Point 9000 in Richmond.
Reservations are not required for this program; however, they are recommended. For more information or to register to attend, please call (434) 447-0854 or visit www.vcu-cmh.org.
Masey Ross, MD