Lunch planned for breast cancer survivors


FARMINGTON — The Bass Room at Franklin Memorial Hospital will be the setting for a luncheon for breast cancer survivors from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 12. The guest speaker will be Dr. Eric Gunther, medical director of the Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center.

The program and meal are free of charge, but preregistration is required and a guest is welcome. Call Jamie Lucas, breast health nurse, at 779-2430 to respond or for additional information.

According to Lucas, lunch will be served at noon and will be catered by the Homestead Bakery. Pasta bar, salad, freshly baked bread and dessert will be served.

The program is being offered by the Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center in conjunction with sponsors Fran Dubord, sister to Martha B. Webber; Peter Webber; and Salon West.

The Martha B Webber Breast Care Center is located in the Franklin Health Medical Arts Center and provides comprehensive breast care and timely access to screening, diagnostic, clinical and care-support services. In addition to digital mammography, the center offers risk assessment, breast ultrasound, stereotactic needle biopsy, physical therapy including lymphedema treatment, surgical services, post-operative care support, wig and prosthesis referrals and community education.

Services are also provided at the hospital outpatient services in Livermore Falls.