Austin has one of the highest rates of breast cancer mortality in the city. The Loretto Hosptial and its foundation are working to reduce the number of women who die from this disease. Join others on the West Side from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 1 for the annual kick-off reception.
The Westside Health Authority offers tips and resources to fight the disease. The United Baptist Health Ministry and Helping Her Live Breast Health program is offering a free program Oct. 23 at United Baptist Church.