September 30, 2010

WJR?s Warren Pierce to interview Dr. David Gorski this Sunday

Tune to WJR (760 AM) from 8:10 to 8:30 a.m. Oct. 3 to listen to David Gorski, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of Surgery for the Wayne State University School of Medicine and co-leader of the Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Group and Breast Cancer Biology Program at Karmanos Cancer Institute, and breast cancer survivor Lillie Manns as they take part in a panel discussion about the disease with on-air personality Warren Pierce.

The broadcast is being done in observance of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Dr. Gorski will discuss the latest controversy about mammography screening guidelines based on two recent Scandinavian studies, as well as general information about breast cancer.

Manns, a Karmanos patient taking part in a clinical trial under the guidance of Patricia LoRusso, D.O., professor of Internal Medicine at the School of Medicine, will talk about her own experience with breast cancer.

The third panelist is Mary Flynn, Ph.D., a nutrition researcher from Brown University, who will discuss the importance of good nutrition to prevent and fight the disease.