MSJC to host Breast Cancer Awareness Seminars this month

September 7, 2011
Mt. San Jacinto College will host a series of Breast Cancer Awareness Seminars this month beginning on Monday, Sept. 12.
Kim Goodnough, Director of Michelle’s Place Breast Cancer Resource Center in Murrieta, will be the guest speaker at a the four seminars. The seminars are free and open to the public.
The seminar schedule on the San Jacinto Campus is noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 12 and 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13. The event will be held in the campus theater at 1499 N. State St. in San Jacinto, 92583.
The schedule for the Menifee Valley Campus is 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20 and Wednesday, Sept. 21. The event will be held in the Business & Technology Building (Bldg. 900) in Assembly Room 927. The Menifee campus is located at 28237 La Piedra Road, Menifee, 92584. 
Parking permits are required on both campuses. Permits are $1 for four hours and can be purchased from machines located in the parking lots.
Information: Call MSJC Dean Laurie McLaughlin at 951-506-6466 or e-mail her at
Ø  Eighty to eighty-five percent of women with breast cancer have no family history of the disease.
Ø  In 2009 - 192,370 new invasive breast cancers and 62,280 new non– invasive breast cancers are expected to be diagnosed in women in the United States and 40,170 women will die.
Ø  1,910 American men will be diagnosed and 440 will die.