WASHINGTON (WUSA) --October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this Saturday the 7th Annual 'Ladies for Life' event aims to educate women about breast cancer screening and prevention.

Doctor Stephanie Akbari with Virginia Hospital Center told us more about the free event for women of all ages. Women must register in advance for thepanel discussion.

Watch the interview with Dr. Akbari and register here:http://www.virginiahospitalcenter.com/Medical/L4L.aspx?flush=true

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