Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Free education opportunity at Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center


As part of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (PSMEMC) is hosting a community event Standard Bar and Grill, 1332 N. Milwaukee, Oct. 23, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. titled “What’s Best for the Breasts.” 

“We have a fabulous evening planned for our guests with great food, a raffle and an opportunity to learn more about breast health,” said Gladys Aguirre, RN, BSN, Manager, Community Education. “We hope women in the community will bring family members and friends to enjoy a relaxing evening out and get advice from our team of experts.” 

The panel of experts will discuss the latest information about breast cancer, genetics, reconstructive surgery, methods to protect health and importance of early detection. 

PSMEMC physicians on the panel include: Rabia Bhatti, MD, board-certified in General Surgery; Giovanni Giannotti, MD, board-certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care; Socorro Milan-Flanigan, MD, Family Medicine; and Korathu Thomas, MD, board-certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. 

A question-and-answer session will follow the program. To register call 877.737.INFO (4636). Registration is required. 



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