Learn about breast health and mobile mammography

PERRYSBURG — As part of the Mercy Health Better Living Speaker Series Stephanie Gunderman, BA, RT(R)(M)(CT) will present Breast Health and Mobile Mammography on Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. at Way Public Library, 101 E. Indiana Ave.

Breast cancer is the second cancer-causing death in women. The American Cancer Society estimates that about 287,750 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer and about 43,250 women will die in the US in 2022. Yearly screenings are recommended for women starting at the age of 40.

Join Gunderman to learn about risk factors, genes, risk reducers, self-awareness and the various screenings available. Also hear about the Mercy Mobile Mammography Unit and how it is servicing communities throughout Northwest Ohio.

Gunderman serves as the supervisor for the Mercy Health – Mobile Mammography Program, serving women in Northwest Ohio with the Mobile Mammography Unit. She previously served the ministry as a clinical coordinator and instructor for the Radiologic Technology Program at Mercy College of Ohio.

Gunderman received her associate degree in Radiologic Technology from Mercy College of Ohio, and her bachelor’s degree in Interpersonal Communications from Bowling Green State University. She is registered in radiography, computed tomography and mammography. Gunderman is a breast cancer survivor and passionate about breast cancer awareness and sharing the Mobile Mammography Program with women in the community.

This educational presentation is free and open to the public. It will take place in the Mercy Health Activity Center on the main floor of the library. Registration is not required. For more information, visit waylibrary.info or call 419-874-3135, ext. 119.

In addition to this presentation, the Mercy Mobile Mammography Unit will be in the Way Public Library parking lot on Oct. 27 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information on the Mercy Mobile Mammography Unit or to schedule a mammogram, call 833-MAMM-VAN (833-626-6826).