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Library Event: Just Talk: Breast Cancer

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Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women.  Estimates are that, in 2017, about 252,710 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women and 2,470 in men.  About 40,610 women and 460 men will die from breast cancer. At this time, there are more than 3.1 million breast cancer survivors in the United States (American Cancer Society, 2017).

Come talk about breast cancer.  Come ask questions and share experiences with a local breast cancer surgeon, Dr. Toni Green-Cheatwood, Southern Colorado Breast Care Specialists; Director Breast Oncology; Medical Director, Colorado Springs specialty practices; Vice President Medical Affairs, St. Francis.   Moderated by Professor Mary Ann Cutter, Department of Philosophy, UCCS, author of Thinking through Breast Cancer:  A Philosophical Exploration of Diagnosis, Treatment, and Survival (Oxford University Press, 2018).

When: Wednesday, October 18th, 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.

Where: Library 3rd Floor Apse

Questions: Contact Martin Garnar at

Just Talk is the Kraemer Family Library's programming series that is designed to promote open and honest dialogue about equity, diversity, and inclusion on the UCCS campus and beyond.

Posted: 10/16/2017