News Anchor Works to Increase Breast Cancer
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month,
the Joan Karnell Cancer Center offered the educational
seminar, “Breast Cancer: Early Detection
is the Key.”
The program featured Renee
Chenault-Fattah, news anchor at Channel 10, who
also appeared as host and narrator in the video
presentation, “African American Women CAN
Beat Breast Cancer.” Held on October 10,
the program opened with a presentation by Patricia
Ford, MD, stressing empowerment, getting
connected, assessing risk for breast cancer and
learning early detection methods.
Lisa B. Aiello,
RN, MSN of Pennsylvania Oncology Hematology Associates
presented information about genetic risk for
breast cancer and Patricia K. Bradley, PhD, RN,
delivered a motivating talk entitled “Empowering
Ourselves, Getting Connected.” Dahlia
Sataloff, MD, a breast surgeon at Pennsylvania
Hospital, focused on current treatments for breast
During the health fair, participants learned
about the proper techniques for breast self-exam,
genetic risks for breast cancer, clinical trials
and current recommended medical screening schedules.
The Joan Karnell Cancer Center provided a luncheon
in the historic Great Court at Pennsylvania Hospital.
The Center is planning another Breast Cancer
Awareness Program this fall.
Renee Chenault-Fattah presented the video “African
American Women CAN Beat Breast Cancer," a video
in which she appeared as the host and narrator.
Patricia K. Bradley, PhD, RN was the keynote
speaker who delivered a motivating talk, “Empowering
Ourselves, Getting Connected.”