On Thursday October 23, 2014, Dr. Michael B. Peyser will discuss myths related to breast disease for the Spirit of Women’s Night of Indulgence event.  This annual event sponsored by Kaleida Health brings women together for education,  health screens and fun.  As a leading breast surgeon in the area, Dr. Peyser will help to dispel some myths about breast disease and support Kaleida’s initiative to support women’s health.

On Saturday October 18, 2014, Team Windsong Comprehensive Breast Care joined forces with the American Cancer Society to help end breast cancer.  Team Windsong sponsored the survivor tent and provided not only thousands of giveaways but over 4 thousand of dollars to American Cancer Society.  The money raised supports research, patient care, community education, early detection and prevention.  Laura, a 3 year survivor joined the group and promoted Laura’s story; her testimonial about the care she received at Windsong Comprehensive Breast Care.

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On October 31, 2013, Dr. Michael Peyser helped to wrap up Breast Cancer Awareness month by speaking with Jon Summers. Dr. Peyser discussed his background and training, highlighting his unique ability to not only perform surgery on the breast to remove the cancer but also improve the cosmetic appearance with a technique called oncoplastic surgery.

On Saturday October 19, 2013, Windsong Comprehensive Breast Care sponsored the Survivor tent in Niagara Square and helped celebrate the American Cancer Society’s 100th birthday. Team Windsong joined thousands of walkers to support breast cancer and recognize the survivors. The money raised supports research of breast cancer and services provided to breast cancer patients and community education, early detection and prevention. Our team raised several thousand dollars to donate to ACS: Making Strides by fundraising throughout the year. This is just another example of our ongoing to commitment to the ACS and our fight to end breast cancer.

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On October 17, 2013, Dr. Katherine O’Donnell presented the latest information on breast cancer and treatment options at the Kaleida Health’s Spirit of Women Night of Indulgence at Banchetti’s. In honor of breast cancer awareness month, women came out for shopping, eating and learning. There were over 30 vendor tables, free health screening tools and discussions on women’s healthcare.

On October 1, 2013, Dr. Katherine O’Donnell helped to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month by speaking with Linda Pellegrino on AM Buffalo. They discussed the importance of monthly self breast exams and routine mammography. The feature highlighted the incidence and prevalence of breast cancer and tools we can use for early detection.

On October 5, 2013, Windsong Radiology Group held their annual free screening mammography day. With the support of Erie County Cancer Services Program and clinicians from the Neighborhood Health Center, numerous patients were able to receive a free clinical breast exam and mammogram. Cancer Services Program provides free mammography for women over 40 that are uninsured or underinsured. These services are also provided all year long through Cancer Services in Erie County at (716) 886-9201 x303.

On October 2, 2013, Dr. Katherine O’Donnell joined Dr. Stacey Akers at the St. Joesph Campus for a discussion, “Ask Us Anything About Breast and Ovarian Cancer”. In recognition of breast cancer awareness month the experts discussed the potential hereditary and environmental triggers, plus emerging information about prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

On October 5, 2013 Windsong Radiology Group will join with Erie County Cancer Services to provide free screening mammography and clinical breast exams to those who are uninsured or underinsured.  To schedule your mammography call the Erie County cancer services office at (761)-886-9201.  This event is coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness month but, Windsong Radiology Group and Cancer Services Program work together all year to ensure all women are provided the screening mammograms and diagnostic work up they need.