Pink Power Luncheon to feature KU Cancer Center director of survivorship Oct. 11
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019
MANHATTAN — The 10th annual Pink Power Luncheon for breast cancer awareness, co-sponsored by Kansas State University's Johnson Cancer Research Center and Susan G. Komen Kansas and Western Missouri, will be 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 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.
Jennifer Klemp, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Oncology, director of cancer survivorship and co-leader of the Cancer Prevention and Survivorship program at the University of Kansas Cancer Center, will give the presentation, "Understanding your risk: Breast cancer genetics and survivorship."
Klemp serves on a number of national boards and has presented nationally on cancer genetics, shared decision-making regarding cancer risk management options and survivorship issues, and the development and implementation of cancer survivorship and patient navigation programming.
Reservations are required by Friday, Oct. 4, and can be made online from the Pink Power Luncheon webpage at cancer.k-state.edu/newsevents/pinkpowerluncheon.html or by contacting the Johnson Cancer Research Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or 785-532-6705. Early registration is suggested as the event fills up quickly.
Support for the Pink Power Luncheon is also provided by the Riley County Medical Society, 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 community needs and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer. Information about Komen is at ww5.komen.org/.