Sep
30
2019

Islanders invited to free information session on breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Islanders will have the opportunity to learn more about breast cancer in Prince Edward Island at a free information session. 

Breast Cancer on PEI: An Island Check-Up 
Saturday, October 5, 2019.
Hotel on Pownal, Pownal Lecture Room, 146 Pownal Street
Between 9:30-11:30 am 

The session is free, but please call to register 902-892-1944

Dr. Carol McClure, provincial cancer surveillance epidemiologist, will present information from the statistical report about breast cancer on the Island. Islanders can get a copy of the report at Report on Cancer Statistics in Prince Edward Island: Breast Cancer (2018).

The session is a partnership between Health PEI and the PEI Breast Cancer Information Partnership, which represents breast cancer related groups.

For more information about PEI’s breast cancer screening program, please visit PEI Breast Screening Program or call 1-888-592-9888.

Media contact:
Carmel Turpin
Health PEI
cmturpin@gov.pe.ca
(902) 368-6135

General Inquiries

Health PEI
16 Garfield Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-6130
Fax: 902-368-6136

healthpei@gov.pe.ca

Your Health Privacy

Media Inquiries
Phone: 902-368-6135

Health PEI Board of Directors
Phone: 902-368-4637

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency department.

If you are unsure what to do about a health issue or if you need health information, call 8-1-1.

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