On Monday, October 7, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., SwedishAmerican will host Planting the Seeds of Hope, a free breast cancer awareness program, at Giovanni’s. Attendees can arrive at 5:30 p.m. to register and browse informative healthcare exhibits. At 6:30 p.m., SwedishAmerican Health System President
and CEO Dr. Bill Gorski will provide an update about the health system's new Regional Cancer Center opening in October.
Guest speaker, Mark Burkard, MD, PhD, medical oncologist, UW Carbone Cancer Center, will then speak about “Recent Progress and the Future of Breast Cancer.” As an oncologist, Dr. Burkard’s clinical practice and research interest is in breast cancer and experimental therapeutics.
Additionally, Kristen Christianson, breast cancer survivor and CT Technician for SwedishAmerican, will discuss her personal story about fighting breast cancer and our expert panel will discuss the latest innovations in breast health care and answer your questions.