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Lunch and Learn - October

Carriston Hendricks to speak at the October Lunch and Learn

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, an annual campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer and fund research, treatments and a cure. Carriston Hendricks, a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and owner of Priority Family Healthcare, will be the speaker for the October Lunch and Learn. The October Lunch and Learn will be Wednesday, October 26th at noon at the AgriLife Extension Office located at 266 Nacogdoches Street.

About 1 in 8 U.S. women and 1 in 833 men will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lives. According to “Living Beyond Breast Cancer”, in 2022, an estimated 290,560 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in the U.S. along with 51,400 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer. An estimated 43,780 people will lose their lives to metastatic breast cancer. These number remind us there is still a lot of work to be done. Carriston will share her knowledge about breast health and breast cancer. She will also be available to answer questions.

The Lunch and Learns are open to everyone. Lunch is provided. Please RSVP to 598-7744 or to 598-3682. For information contact the Chamber offices at 598-3682 or email

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