Breast Cancer Awareness Symposium

Breast Cancer is the 2nd Leading Cause of Cancer Death in Women. Each year, the region comes together to meet and learn about new science addressing Breast Cancer. The Symposium, held during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, features world-renown speakers and members of Jackson Hospital Medical staff. The 2010 Symposium reached over 300 women and men.

Now, in its 8th year, the Symposium is the only event of its kind to raise awareness about Breast Cancer is brought to the community, free-of-charge, by Jackson Hospital, North Florida Cancer Care, Jackson County Health Department, Luana Granger Ramsey, and Oglesby Plants International Inc.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for nursing professionals.

Keep up with the latest program developments by visiting the Symposium website at

If you would like more information about the symposium contact Community Member and Citizen-of-the-Year Lanet James at (850) 482-4573.