Dr. Kathleen Christian, a breast surgeon at Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare, will address screening options during a free public presentation titled “The Breast Cancer Screening Maze” at 6 p.m. Feb. 13 in Marycrest Auditorium on the second floor of the hospital building at 700 West Ave. S. in La Crosse.

Christian will provide information on screenings to help patients decide which method is best for them. Information will include:

  • Updates on low-risk screening recommendations.
  • Factors that increase the risk of breast cancer.
  • Screening options for high-density breast tissue.

To register, call 608-392-9717.



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