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The role of genetics in breast cancer

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HARTFORD -- Dr. Kristen Zarfos, the Surgical director at the Comprehensive Breast Health Center for The Hospital of Central Connecticut joined the Fox CT Morning News to talk about genetic screening and the role of family history in breast cancer detection.

Previously scheduled for Thursday, October 1, Pink Party will now take place Wednesday, October 7.

The Pink Party is a “party with a purpose” in partnership with Komen Connecticut. Located in Blue Back Square in West Hartford, there will be live music, entertainment and activities for all ages.

Local breast cancer survivors will hit the pink runaway in a survivor fashion show outfitted in the latest fashions from nearby retailers, and modeling trendy hair and makeup looks provided by various Connecticut stylists.

Local food vendors, live music, raffle prizes, and SWAG bags stuffed with donated items ranging from gift cards, cosmetics, tasty treats and other goodies

Saint Francis has been involved with the Susan G. Komen Foundation for more than 20 years.

For more information about the Pink Party, go here.