Education session to offer information on breast cancer

Cancer Treatment Centers of America Chicago, in collaboration with Vista Health System, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, Equal Hope, Waukegan Public Library and Warren-Newport Public Library, will host a community educational session on breast cancer from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Warren-Newport Public Library, 224 N. O'Plaine Road, Gurnee.

Oncology experts from CTCA Chicago and representatives from YWCA will lead the educational experience, which will be available in both English and Spanish. It will feature content about breast, ovarian and cervical cancer risk factors, including family history and environmental factors, genetic testing, risk reduction tips and available screenings.

Informational handouts and gift bags will be provided.

Register for the event at or call (847) 496-3922 or (708) 829-5337.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, part of City of Hope, is a national network of oncology hospitals and outpatient care centers offering an integrated approach that combines surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, immunotherapy and advancements in precision medicine with supportive therapies to manage side effects and enhance quality of life during treatment and into survivorship.

CTCA publishes treatment results biannually, including patient experience, length of life, quality of life, patient safety and quality of care. CTCA also offers qualified patients a range of clinical trials that may reveal new treatment options supported by scientific and investigational research.

CTCA patient satisfaction scores consistently rank among the highest for all cancer care providers in the country.

City of Hope's mission is to deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today. Founded in 1913, City of Hope has grown into one the largest cancer research and treatment organizations in the U.S., and one of the leading research centers for diabetes and other life-threatening illnesses.

As an independent, National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, City of Hope reflects a uniquely integrated model spanning cancer care, research and development, academics and training, and innovation initiatives.

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