What You Need to Know about the Latest in Breast Imaging and Genetic Testing

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wilton Library
Rimer Room

Event Details

Please join us during Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October to hear from two experts who will speak about current research and recommendations on breast health.  Dr. Kazanjian will describe the latest recommendations for breast imaging, the newest technologies, and what’s on the horizon.   Dr. Suskin will discuss the hereditary basis of breast cancer as well as the important role genetic counseling and testing play in empowering patients and families to make informed decisions regarding cancer treatment and prevention.  She will also address common myths surrounding cancer genetics.  An informal reception will take place from 6-6:30pm, followed by the presentations at 6:30pm.

Dr. Mia Kazanjian is a board-certified radiologist specializing in breast and body imaging. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Brown University with a B.A. in Art History and Biology and obtained her M.D from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She trained in radiology at both New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Stanford Hospital in California, graduating residency from the latter with a focused year in Body Imaging. She remained in California at Stanford Hospital to complete a fellowship in Breast Imaging.
She is currently in practice with Norwalk Radiology Consultants, where she serves as the Director of Women’s Imaging. She is now assuming the role as Director of Women’s Imaging at Stamford Hospital and Co-Director of the Stamford Health Breast Center.

Dr. Barrie Suskin, Director of Reproductive Genetics and OB/GYN Ultrasound at Stamford Hospital, is board-certified in both Obstetrics & Gynecology and Medical Genetics.  After earning her M.D. from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine, she completed dual residencies in Obstetrics/Gynecology/Women’s Health and Medical Genetics as well as a fellowship in Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  Dr. Suskin is proud to offer a personalized, patient-centered approach to innovative genetic testing options.

Please register online or call 203-762-6334.  For more information, please contact asato@wiltonlibrary.org.

Event Type(s): Library Program
Age Group(s): Adults

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