Cancer awareness event scheduled for Oct. 25

The will host its Hope. Lives. Here. Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 11 a.m. at the Butterfield Country Club, 2800 Midwest Rd. in Oak Brook. The annual event is held to increase awareness and raise funds for the Nancy W. Knowles Cancer Center and Elmhurst Hospital’s oncology services.

Proceeds from the luncheon are used to provide patients with educational materials to learn more about their specific needs, provide community screenings for early detection and prevention, and offer the latest therapies, such as the use of the DigniCap Scalp Cooling System to lessen hair loss during chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer.

Speakers at the luncheon include Christina Lavin, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor at the Nancy W. Knowles Cancer Center and Deborah Lindner, MD, FACOG, LCGC, Chief Medical Officer for Bright Pink, an organization with the mission of saving women’s lives from breast and ovarian cancer by empowering them to live proactively at a young age.

Individual tickets are $55 and tables of 10 are available for $550. To register and purchase tickets, visit emhfoundation.org/events or call (331) 221-0388.

 

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