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Pink Power Luncheon features University of Kansas Medical Center breast cancer oncologist Anne O'Dea Oct. 23

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018


MANHATTAN — The ninth annual Pink Power Luncheon for breast cancer awareness, co-sponsored by Kansas State University's Johnson Cancer Research Center and the Kansas Affiliate of Susan G. Komen, will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the Holiday Inn at the Campus, 1641 Anderson Ave. The public is invited to this free event, but reservations are required.

Lunch will be provided along with a guest presentation, information about breast health and health care resources, a souvenir item and door prizes.

The guest speaker will be Dr. Anne O'Dea, assistant professor and medical director for breast cancer survivorship at the University of Kansas Medical Center. O'Dea's clinical practice focuses on the treatment of breast malignancy as well as breast cancer assessment, prevention and survivorship. She serves women from urban and rural communities across the state and region who have breast cancer.

Reservations are required by Monday, Oct. 15, and can be made by contacting Marcia Locke at marcia@k-state.edu or 785-532-6705. Early registration is suggested as the event fills up quickly.

Support for the Pink Power Luncheon is also provided by Manhattan Surgical Hospital, Dr. David Pauls, Holiday Inn at the Campus, and Kistner's Flowers.

The Johnson Cancer Research Center in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kansas State University works to further the understanding of cancer by funding research and supporting higher education, training and public outreach. Information is available by visiting cancer.k-state.edu or calling 785-532-6705.

Susan G. Komen works to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer. Information about Komen is at http://ww5.komen.org/.


Johnson Cancer Research Center


Johnson Cancer Research Center

Written by

Marcia Locke