Local health network offers free educational breast cancer event

The University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute’s Breast Cancer Center will host a free educational event for survivors and their families.

Dr. Tina Hieken, associate professor of surgery at Mayo Clinic, will be the featured speaker for the day.

“This year, we’re taking a close look into the genes and pathways that make each cancer different,” said Elyse Lower, MD, director of the center, professor in the Division of Hematology Oncology at the UC College of Medicine and a UC Health oncologist.