Workshops and conferences are organized to raise awareness of breast cancer screening
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Since 1994 in France, this annual campaign generated by the association Pink Ribbon helps raise public awareness of breast cancer screening, the leading cause of cancer death in women; and to raise funds for research.
“Our commitment to women fighting against breast cancer is total and we will continue to support this cause which is very dear to us.“, underlines Daniel Serin, vice-president of Sainte-Catherine-Institut du Cancer, a medical establishment specializing in the detection and treatment of cancerous tumors, in Avignon.
Events for everyone
Every month, Auchan Cavaillon thus carries out several actions: rounding off at the checkouts and selling “pink” products in the gallery on weekends. October 13, the Escapée Rose returns for the third consecutive year to Sainte-Catherine and offers well-being care to patients and companions.
On the same day, a “Santé Vous Bien” forum is organized from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm, at Panoramic in Tarascon. Free stands and workshops around prevention, screening and well-being are offered: nutrition quiz, re-appropriation of one’s body and self-image with a socio-esthetician, relaxation therapy, show for children, exhibition Photo…
Organized in partnership with the Soroptimist International Avignon, a free conference will take place on October 28 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Palace of the Popes (Benoit XII cellar) on the theme “reconstructive surgery” with doctor Isabelle Sarfati, plastic surgeon from the Institut du Breast in Paris. Registration is obligatory.