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Breast Health Under 40 | Education Event May 16

As part of our commitment to breast health education, we are thrilled to announce an upcoming Zoom education event tailored for young women under 40. Join us for a discussion on breast health led by experts in the field. Dr. Stamatia Destounis, M.D., FACR, and Jessica Salamone, CGC, from Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, will share invaluable insights into mammography guidelines, the significance of understanding family history, and the considerations for genetic testing.

Event Details:

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2024
Time: 6:30-7:30 pm
Zoom platform: (link will be provided upon registration)

Understanding Mammography Guidelines

Dr. Stamatia Destounis, managing partner and fellowship-trained breast radiologist, will highlight current mammography guidelines and clarify when young women should initiate screening. With technological advancements and evolving healthcare practices, staying informed about screening recommendations is paramount for early detection and proactive health management.


The Importance of Family History

Jessica Salamone, a certified genetic counselor, will delve into the significance of knowing your family history in assessing breast cancer risk. Through her expertise, attendees will gain insights into how family history can impact individual health outcomes and offer a more personalized screening plan. Jessica will also navigate the complexities surrounding genetic testing, discussing who should consider testing and the implications it holds for their breast health journey.

Why Attend?

This Zoom education event offers a unique opportunity for young women to engage in meaningful conversations about their breast health. Whether you are seeking clarity on screening guidelines, exploring your familial risk factors, or contemplating genetic testing, this event equips you with the knowledge and resources to have conversations with your doctor about the best screening plan for you.

How To Register

Secure your spot by registering here

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