The Doctor Is In: Breast Health

Content sponsored and provided by Beaumont Health

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, Beaumont is hosting community events across Metro Detroit. The goal is to educate area women and their families about breast cancer with an emphasis on detection, wellness and nutrition.

Join Deena Centofanti and three doctors from Beaumont Health Wednesday, as they discuss breast cancer and breast cancer treatment.

Our Experts:
Dr. Nayana Dekhne - Beaumont Breast Surgeon
Dr. Joshua Dilworth - Beaumont Radiation Oncologist
Dr. Helen Mabry - Beaumont Breast Surgeon


Beaumont’s Comprehensive Breast Care Centers integrate cancer prevention, early detection, rapid diagnosis, leading-edge therapies, and a variety of support, education and community-support programs. Beaumont Health offers mammography services at 17 locations throughout Metro Detroit and digital breast tomosynthesis, using 3-D technology, at six locations. Each center offers a team of experts: breast imaging physician specialists; dedicated breast care surgeons; certified oncology nurse navigators; cancer genetics specialists; cancer rehabilitation and lymphedema specialists; social workers; and dietitians. The centers are located in Farmington Hills, Grosse Pointe, Royal Oak, Trenton, Troy and West Bloomfield.


Sharing and Caring, a patient-driven, volunteer network devoted to supporting breast cancer survivors, is hosting three Breast Health Fairs.
The fairs, all open to the public, will take place at the Beaumont hospitals in Royal Oak, Grosse Pointe and Troy during October.
A breast care expert will be at each site to answer questions.
Breast health fair details:

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Beaumont, Royal Oak, 3601 W. Thirteen Mile Road,outside Mackinac Dining Room
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Beaumont, Grosse Pointe, 468 Cadieux Road, lower level, private dining room
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Beaumont, Troy, 44201 Dequindre Road, lower level classrooms 1 - 4, near Garden Café, main hospital

Along with the Breast Health Fairs, a "Women, Wisdom & Wellness" program will take place in Farmington Hills Oct. 26. The event will feature a panel presentation by Beaumont experts. The program also includes giveaways, door prizes, refreshments and hors d’oeuvres. While there is no charge to attend, registration is requested by calling 800-633-7377 or online. Below are more details:
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 6 to 9 p.m., Farmington Hills, Costick Center, 28600 West Eleven Mile Road