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Coffee Conversation: Ask the Expert – Breast Surgery

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Forge Breast Cancer Survivor Center hosts a virtual “Coffee Conversation” on select mornings at 10:00 am central time that features a 30-minute interview with a survivor, co-survivor, or medical professional on a topic, followed by a time for conversation with participants.

Monday, September 12th’s Coffee Conversation features, Dr. Charles Shumate. Dr. Shumate volunteers with Forge Breast Cancer Survivor Center as our Clinical Liaison. He is a retired Breast Cancer Surgeon in Birmingham with over 30 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Alabama School of Medicine. As Clinical Liaison, Dr. Shumate meets with surgeons, oncologists, radiologists, and other physicians and clinicians to promote the services and resources Forge provides to breast cancer patients, survivors, and co-survivors. During our Coffee Conversation, he will talk about surgery after a breast cancer diagnosis.

Please join our Coffee Conversation to talk with Dr. Charles Shumate about breast surgery.

***This event is free, but requires registration***

If you are able to donate any amount to contribute to Forge’s continued efforts to support our local breast cancer community, we greatly appreciate it. Donations can be made on the Forge website: https://forgeon.org/donate

About Forge’s programs:

At Forge, the core of our mission is to offer support, knowledge, strength, and direction for those impacted by breast cancer. In an effort to continue to safeguard the health of our community and team, Forge is offering virtual learning opportunities that can be accessed from the comfort of your own home, and for any in-person programs we may schedule, we will practice CDC-recommended safety measures to keep our community healthy.

As always, if you have any questions, need resources, or a listening ear, please feel free to communicate with us via the Forge Facebook page, by emailing [email protected], or by calling us at 1-800-811-8925. By registering to attend programs with Forge, you agree to receive further correspondence from us, such as program emails and event reminders.

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