Weekend workshop to feature 8th annual Mujer Latina Breast Cance - Tucson News Now

Weekend workshop to feature 8th annual Mujer Latina Breast Cancer Conference

(Source: vida.arizona.edu) (Source: vida.arizona.edu)

By Kimberly Cain, Tucson News Now intern

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – The University of Arizona Cancer Center presents !VIDA!, the eighth annual Mujer Latina Breast Cancer Conference.

The conference will feature new workshops on the Affordable Care Act, adolescent health, nutrition and wellness, patient navigation and an extensive educational program on breast health in Spanish and English this Saturday.

Admission is free and there will be complimentary breakfast and lunch.

Registration in advance is recommended at vida.arizona.edu, call (520) 626-0331 or email Amanda Perino at aperino@email.arizona.edu.

The conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UA Medical Center, south campus, in the Abrams building at 3950 S. Country Club Road.

 "Patients want to preserve their own health, want to preserve their family's health, and want to preserve their community's health," said Dr. Ana Maria Lopez. "We must provide patients with the tools to support these goals."

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