National Breast Cancer Awareness Month events

October 01, 1991

*Tomorrow, the Pavilion Radiology Center in Owings Mills will conduct a free seminar, "Early Detection . . . Your Best Protection" at 6:30 p.m. The center is affiliated with Greater Baltimore Medical Center. For information, call 356-1101.

Soundprint, the Baltimore-based public radio documentary makers, have created a program focusing on the latest news about breast cancer and examining the debate about various treatments. Each of the broadcast's three segments will air twice: "Breast Cancer: A Primer" looks at the disease from the viewpoints of patients and their physicians (Saturday at 6 p.m. and Oct. 11 at 6 p.m.). "Reaching For Power Through the Pain" interviews black women coping with the disease (Oct. 12 and Oct. 18 at 6 p.m.). "Twenty Years Later" reviews the latest research and theories (Oct. 19 and Oct. 25 at 6 p.m.).

Saturday, Soundprint will sponsor a national call-in talk show, "Breaking the Silence," from 3 to 5 p.m. on WJHU-FM. Hosted by Susan Stamberg, the live show will have a panel of experts including physician Susan Love, author of "Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book."

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*A breast cancer awareness rally is scheduled in Washington

at the Capitol triangle, located on the southeast side of the Capitol building, next Tuesday from 9:30-10:15 a.m. Participants are asked to gather at 9 a.m. and are also encouraged to make appointments to speak to their congressional representatives after the rally.

The Arm-in-Arm support group for women with breast cancer meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday and third Wednesday of each month at the Women's Resource Center at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Towson. Women at all stages of the disease are welcome. For information, call 828-3301.

you would like to send a letter to Washington in support of the goals of the Breast Cancer Coalition, mail it directly to: The American Cancer Society's Legislative Office, 316 Pennsylvania Ave. SE., Suite 200, Washington D.C. 20003. ATTENTION: Breast Cancer Coalition.

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