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Online Seminar-Rules of Risk: Breast Cancer and Genetics

Please join us for Lake Charles Memorial Hospital’s ONLINE ONLY seminar!

Photo of Dr. Amanda EllingtonBreast cancer awareness month is upon us again and this year we are looking at what makes someone high risk, what that entails, and what they can do about it. In this month’s ONLINE ONLY seminar by Amanda Ellington, MD, Rules of Risk: Breast Cancer and Genetics, on Friday, October 30, Dr. Ellington will discuss the intersections of women’s health and genetics throughout their lives.

Dr. Ellington graduated magna cum laude with a degree in biological sciences from Louisiana State University. She went on to achieve her medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport. Her postgraduate training includes an internship and residency in general surgery at Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport.

Dr. Ellington is board-certified in general surgery with a focus in surgical breast disease. She is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons, a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society, a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, Isidore Cohn, Jr. – James D. Rivers Surgical Society and the John C. McDonald Surgical Society.

For more information, please call (337) 494-2935. You can watch the event live online by visiting or

This free seminar is being held at 10:00 am on Friday, October 30. Due to current COVID-19 hospital guidelines from the Center for Disease Control, this seminar will only be offered via livestream on our website and our Facebook page.