A free educational forum on women’s health featuring Providence Saint John’s Health Center clinicians will be presented in two sessions on Tuesday, Oct. 27 and 29 at the Santa Monica Public Library.
Discussion topics include the environment and breast cancer, menopause and hormones, breast imaging and screening and breast reconstruction surgery.
Patients will share testimonials of cancer risk and survivorship. On Oct. 27, guest speaker Michael Krychman, M.D., an author and renowned medical authority, will discuss sexual wellness and vitality in women, including cancer survivors or those with other health concerns.
Practical exercises and techniques for managing stress will be taught Oct. 29 in a mini-workshop format.
— Tuesday, Oct. 27, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
— Thursday, Oct. 29, 2 to 4 p.m.
— Santa Monica Public Library Auditorium (The library is not a program sponsor.) 601 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401
— Tiffany Grunwald, M.D., division chief, plastic and reconstructive surgery
— Sheryl Ross, M.D., obstetrician/gynecologist
— Michael Krychman, M.D., guest lecturer-author and associate clinical professor, UC Irvine
— John Jalas, M.D., Ph.D, clinical and anatomic pathologist, Providence Saint John’s
— Daniel Kirsch, M.D., director of the Leslie and Susan Gonda Breast Imaging Center at Providence Saint John’s
— Rebecca Crane-Okada, RN, Ph.D, director, Breast Cancer Navigation and Integrative Therapies Program, Margie Petersen Breast Center at Providence Saint John’s
— Patients share difficult decisions related to genetic risk and the BRCA gene
Seating is limited. Call 310.829.8453 for reservations.