Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Women’s Health Panel on Prevention Kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:     
September 28, 2012

MEDIA CONTACT:
Liona Chan
(703) 519-2107
Liona.Chan@preventcancer.org

(Alexandria, Va.)–The Prevent Cancer Foundation in partnership with The National Museum for Women in the Arts will be hosting the “Empowering Women on Prevention” panel on Tuesday October 2. The discussion will focus on empowering women and the steps they can take to reduce the risks of cancer. WUSA 9 TV anchor Andrea Roane will moderate and the panel will feature physician, educator and breast cancer survivor Carolyn D. Runowicz, M.D., physician, health and wellness expert Ann Kulze, M.D. and entrepreneur, founder of Athena Water and breast cancer survivor Trish May. With the beginning of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this lively discussion is especially timely as two of the panelists are breast cancer survivors themselves. The reception begins at 5:30 pm with the panel discussion to follow at 6:30 pm.

After the panel discussion, guests are invited to take self guided tours of the special exhibition “Women Who Rock.” This event is sponsored by Athena Water. Seating is still available however space is limited. Please RSVP to Dorothy Abernathy at 703-837-3698 or Dorothy.Abernathy@preventcancer.org.

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About the Prevent Cancer Foundation:
The mission of the Prevent Cancer Foundation is to save lives through cancer prevention and early detection. Founded in 1985, the Foundation has provided more than $130 million in support of cancer prevention and early detection research, education, advocacy and community outreach nationwide. For more information, please visit www.preventcancer.org.

About the National Museum of Women in the Arts:
The National Museum of Women in the Arts brings recognition to the achievements of women artists of all periods and nationalities by exhibiting, preserving, acquiring and researching art by women and by teaching the public about their accomplishments. For more information, please visit www.nmwa.org.