Breast cancer survivor Dr. Shamim Dahod of Andover will share her experiences at a breast cancer awareness program on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Andover Public Safety Center, 32 North Main St.
The program is being cosponsored by the Andover Board of Health with Lowell General Hospital and Chinmaya Mission of Boston in recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It is the first of two related events designed to raise awareness about breast cancer.
Dr. Jill Steinkeler of Lowell General Hospital will lead the discussion, speaking about breast cancer facts, risk factors and screening methods. Men and women are invited to attend to hear about the latest information on detection.
Reservations are not required; light refreshments will be served.