Wellness House presents Hot Topics in Breast Cancer: 2012
HOT TOPICS IN BREAST CANCER: 2012 June 29-June 30, 2012

Friday, June 29th 5:30pm-8:00pm

Wellness House welcomes Geralyn Lucas, cancer survivor and author of "Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy" to kick off this year's event on June 29th. Diagnosed with breast cancer at age 27, Geralyn tells her story of being a woman cancer patient in a beauty-obsessed culture. While dealing with the fear and uncertainty of the future, Geralyn describes her path to self-acceptance. Her book was made into a Lifetime Original Movie that aired in 2006.

Saturday, June 30th 8:30am-2:30pm Join us on June 30th for a Panelist of oncologist and health specialist from The University of Chicago Breast Center, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Mint Condition Wellness & Training Center, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, and Central DuPage Hospital Proton Center as they review research presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium as well as the American Society of Clinical Oncology Conference.

The workshop, "Hot Topics in Breast Cancer: 2012," is geared toward the layperson and will offer those living with breast cancer a broad understanding of managing side effects, treatment information, and implementing a healthy lifestyle.

This all day workshop will be held at Wellness House, 131 N. County Line Road, Hinsdale, IL. It is free, however online registration is required at www.wellnesshouse.org because space is limited.

### Wellness House provides information, support, and a community to help families living with cancer. Founded in 1990, its programs are a vital complement to medical treatment for anyone experiencing the effects of cancer. All Wellness House programs are free of charge. The organization strives to improve the quality of life for those who are affected by cancer and its treatment, serves as a gathering place, and provides comfort and community so that people will feel less alone, more informed and more empowered to take on the challenge of facing cancer.

For more information, please contact Lisa Kolavennu at lkolavennu@wellnesshouse.org or by phone at 630-654-5150