Breast cancer expert talks live on the web

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Canadian breast cancer expert Dr. Sandhya Pruthi will talk about breast cancer live on the web via the Mayo Clinic website, and respond to listener questions via Twitter.

The program will stream live on Saturday, October 16, from 9-10 am CDT (3-4 p.m. GMT). Listeners can tweet questions in advance to the Mayo Clinic via Twitter.

Canada-born Pruthi is a consultant in the Department of General Internal Medicine and an assistant professor of medicine at the College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, New York, a prestigious medical practice and research group. She serves as chair of breast cancer prevention for the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Breast Research Program and is the women's specialty editor of MayoClinic.com, a prominent medical research and information site.

To tweet your questions to Pruthi, send a message on Twitter using the hashtag #mayoradio.

To listen live to her talk, visit http://radio.mayoclinic.org/2010/10/09/dr-sandyha-pruthi-on-breast-cancer/

To watch a Mayo Clinic video on the latest breast cancer education tool: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdFwRynNDQM&feature

 

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