The following is from our friends at the Kings Bay Y:
The Kings Bay YM-YWHA will hold a free breast cancer awareness seminar on Thursday, August 1st at 7 p.m. at the Y’s main site at 3495 Nostrand Avenue (between Avenues U and V), Room 101 in the Teen Lounge. The public is encouraged to attend.
Guest speakers will be Dr. Shawn Yunayev, a board-certified OB-GYN in Brooklyn, and Matthew Lee of Myriad Genetics, who has been assisting physicians with hereditary cancer protocols. Among other topics, the experts will talk about various risk factors for breast cancer, the range of available treatment options, genetic research and general women’s health issues.
A question-and-answer session will follow.
For more information, contact Angela at (718) 648-7703, ext. 223 or email [email protected]