FREE health talk – breast cancer in women

 

Invitation to FREE health talk – breast cancer in women

 (conducted in Cantonese)

 

According to the latest statistics from the Hong Kong Cancer Registry, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in Hong Kong, with a lifetime risk of one in 15*. Moreover, the last 10 years have seen an increasing trend of young women aged 20 to 44 being diagnosed with breast cancer*.  

With the ever-growing number of new cancer cases, being educated with up-to-date information is the best way to protect your health! Hong Kong Cancer Fund is inviting you to our FREE breast cancer health talk. Dr William Foo Wai-lum, Cancer Fund’s medical advisor and Director of the Radiotherapy and Oncology Centre at Hong Kong Baptist Hospital, will be sharing the latest information about breast cancer and there will also be an opportunity for you to ask questions on the day.

 

Date: Sunday, 20 October 2019

Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm

Venue: Hong Kong Central Library – Lecture Theatre, 66 Causeway Bay Road, Causeway Bay

Speaker: Dr William Foo Wai-lum

Speaker: Medical advisor of Cancer Fund

Language: Cantonese

Comments: Due to venue policy, children under the age of six will not be admitted.

 

Registration

Registration is FREE, places are offered on a first-come, first served basis – so get in quick!

To register, simply click here or call 3667 6333 during office hours (9am to 6pm). Registration closes on 11 October 2019. Each person can register for a maximum of TWO places. Once you have registered, we’ll send you a confirmation letter or SMS for admission on the day. Remember, seating is limited, so please book your place asap!

 

*Source: Hong Kong Cancer Registry, Hospital Authority 2018 (figures from 2016)

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