Legarda honors mom through medical mission for cancer patients

October 07, 2010

On the occasion of October being Cancer Awareness Month, the Bessie B. Legarda Foundation founded by Senator Loren Legarda in honor of her mother who passed away due to breast cancer, will conduct a medical mission during the "STAY PINK, LIVE GREEN" Woman Today's 10th Breast Cancer Awareness Advocacy Event, October 7, 2010 at the TriNoma Mall, Quezon City.

The Bessie B. Legarda Foundation will provide the following services:

*Free Medical Check-up
*Breast Cancer Screening/Breast Examination
*Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Check-up
*Bone Scanning
*Breast Ultrasound
*Pedia Vaccination (Combined HepA & HepB Vaccines) for 100 kids.

During the same event, Senator Loren Legarda will deliver a speech on breast cancer awareness and present the Bessie B. Legarda Memorial Foundation Award to Ms. Patty Betita.