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Sparrow Physicians to discuss breast health during Oct. 1 community event

Monday, September 28, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Michelle Rahl
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Date: Sept. 28, 2015

LANSING, MI – In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the public is invited to hear from Sparrow Physicians as they present “Healthy breasts at every age.”

The free public forum will discuss dense breasts and surgical and non-surgical treatments for breast cancer, from initial diagnoses through care completion, followed by a chance to ask questions.

The event will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 1 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S. South Harrison Avenue, East Lansing.


Timothy McKenna, D.O., Breast Surgeon, Sparrow Breast Cancer Clinic

Vesna Kaluza, M.D., Medical Oncologist and Hematologist, Sparrow Breast Cancer Clinic

Alfredo de La Fe, M.D., Radiologist

To register, call 1.800.Sparrow (772.7769) or visit Walk-ins welcome.

The Sparrow Breast Cancer Clinic is located within Sparrow’s Cancer Center, 1215 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing. The clinic’s multidisciplinary team of specialists includes a breast surgeon, clinical trials specialist, genetics counselor, medical oncologist, radiation oncologist, pathologist, and breast cancer support group volunteer. The team also works with our partners at the Mayo Clinic Care Network.


Sparrow, a member of the prestigious Mayo Clinic Care Network, is mid-Michigan’s premier healthcare organization that includes hospitals in Lansing, St. Johns, Ionia and Carson City as well as Physicians Health Plan, Sparrow Physicians Health Network, the Sparrow Medical Group and the Michigan Athletic Club. Sparrow is affiliated with Michigan State University’s three human health colleges. Through these partnerships and the dedication of our 10,000 Caregivers, Sparrow pursues a vision to be nationally recognized as a leader in quality and Patient experience. For more information, visit

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