Eye on Health: Breast Cancer Awareness and Concussion

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. At noon Sally Mousa welcomes Dr Pamela Munster, Professor of Hematology/Oncology, Director of the Early Phase Clinical Trials Program and Associate Director of Investigational Therapeutics at the University of California, San Francisco.  She is also a visiting Consultant at Zulekha Hospital who are running a Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign. Dr Munster is also a survivor of breast cancer herself. 

Then from 1pm we discuss concussion. Childhood concussion is linked to mental health problems in later life. Sports such as American football, rugby, boxing and ice hockey have very high incidence of of concussion.

Sally speaks to Dr Ryan Kohler, a concussion specialist who works in both South Africa and Australia, he is a visiting specialist at Up and Running in Dubai. Joining them is Dr. Kate Jordan, a UK trained Consultant in Family Medicine from Valiant Clinic who specialises in Concussion Assessment and Management.

You can join Dr. Kate Jordan, Consultant Family Medicine at a talk she is giving with a special focus on sports medicine, for Concussion Management for First Aiders, Medics and Doctors to be held October 17, from 7-9pm (registration at 6:30) at Valiant Clinic, City Walk.

If you have any experiences you want to share or any questions for the experts in studio, contact us using the Free Dubai Eye Messenger App, text 4001 or call us on 04 423 1010

 

 


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