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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events at Rush

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Rush University System for Health is holding free events throughout the month to educate women about breast cancer screenings and treatment. All three Rush hospitals will hold events, as well as the Rush Oak Brook outpatient facility. The events will be held at the following dates, times and locations:

Breast Health Throughout Generations, Oct. 21
2-4:30 p.m.
Rush University Medical Center Professional Building (Searle Conference Center, fifth floor)
1725 W. Harrison St., Chicago
Have you or a loved one been affected by breast cancer? Hear from breast cancer experts as they discuss breast density and screening, and treatment considerations across the generations.
Parking is available at the Medical Center garage on the southeast corner of S. Paulina and W. Harrison Streets. Valet parking is available in front 1725 W. Harrison Street. Parking at both of these venues will be validated in full.
To register or for more information, call (888) 352 RUSH (7874).

Breast Health Throughout Generations, Oct. 23
6-7:30 p.m.
Rush Oak Brook (second floor lobby)
2011 York Road, Oak Brook
Have you or a loved one been affected by breast cancer? Hear from breast cancer experts as they discuss breast density and screening, and treatment considerations across the generations.
Free parking is available.
To register or for more information, call (888) 352 RUSH (7874).

Evolution of Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment, Oct. 25
2-3:30 p.m.
Rush Medical Office Building (second floor, Suite 2000)
610 S. Maple Avenue, Oak Park
Hear from Rush breast cancer experts, and learn more about the latest in comprehensive breast screening and breast cancer treatment. Registration is required. Please call (708) 660-4636.

Understanding Breast Density, Oct. 16
6:30–8 p.m.
Midwest Center for Advanced Imaging
4355 Montgomery Road, Naperville
Do you know your breast density? Is annual screening mammography enough? Are you at a higher risk for developing breast cancer? Join Mohsen Anwar, DO, a breast fellowship-trained radiologist at Rush Copley Medical Center, to learn about breast density and how it affects breast health. He will review how breast density is determined, how it affects annual screenings and why knowing your density is so important. He also will discuss the Cancer Risk Assessment and how this tool can help monitor your risk for breast cancer. Free parking will be available on site. Reserve your spot.

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