A free breast cancer awareness walk and wellness event will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Masten Park by the Patient Voices Network, a patient empowerment partnership between the University at Buffalo department of family medicine and patients from UBMD Family Medicine at Jefferson and Jericho Road Family Practice.
The 1.6-mile walk will start at the Best Street entrance to Masten Park, with registration at 8:30 a.m. The wellness event begins at 11 in the park.
Health care providers will be available to talk to participants, and there will be information on breast health, breast cancer and screening.
Healthy snacks and free T-shirts will be distributed.
On-site screening mammograms will be available for women who have a prescription and who preregister by calling WNY Breast Health at (855) 464-7465 prior to the event. Free services are available for the uninsured.