Update on Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment

UCI Health and the Newport Beach Public Library Foundation present Medicine in Our Backyard. This lecture series features internationally known UCI Health physicians who will discuss the latest research and cutting-edge technology in their various fields of expertise.

In this lecture, our experts will present Update on Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment.

Dr. Erin H. Lin is a board-certified UCI Health surgical oncologist who specializes in breast health and surgical breast treatment. She has expertise in both benign and malignant tumor lumpectomy and mastectomy surgeries, using techniques to minimize scarring and preserve skin and nipples. She is also skilled in intraoperative radiation therapy and image-guided minimally invasive biopsies.

Dr. Freddie J. Combs is a board-certified UCI Health radiologist who specializes in the detection and diagnosis of breast cancer. His clinical interests include high-risk screening, diagnostic procedures and breast density assessment. He has done research with the UCI Health Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic, measuring breast tissue using diffuse optical spectroscopic imaging. He also is involved in research to improve techniques for localizing breast cancers prior to surgery.

Event details:

  • Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
  • Lecture and Q&A from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  • No charge to attend; $10 suggested donation
  • No reservations; seating is first-come, first-served
  • For more information, contact the Newport Beach Public Library Foundation

Contact:

Newport Beach Public Library Foundation
949-717-3818