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Think Pink! Community members invited to Breast Cancer Awareness Event

pink ribbonOctober is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Washington Hospital is inviting local residents to the 11th anniversary of the annual Think Pink event on October 17, 2019.

Think Pink is a free event that offers the latest information on breast cancer prevention and treatment, living with advanced breast cancer, and tips for feeling better and leading a healthier life. The event runs from 5 to 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Tent Atrium at Washington West, located at 2500 Mowry Ave. in Fremont. Light refreshments will be provided. To register, call 510.818.7301.

“Think Pink is really for everyone – women who are undergoing treatment, survivors and their loved ones, and anyone who wants to prevent breast cancer,” said Dr. Victoria Leiphart, a Washington Township Medical Foundation gynecologist and member of the Washington Hospital medical staff who will emcee the event.

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Think Pink will start with a health fair from 5 to 6 p.m., followed by presentations from radiation oncologist Emi Yoshida, MD,; yoga instructor, Anjali Rao.. William Dugoni Jr., MD, will provide an update on the Women’s Center.