October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and the staff and physicians at Westside Surgical Hospital made it a priority to get involved in as many local events as possible.


BRA Day at Dillard’s supported Reconstruction of a Survivor, a group that is dedicated to improving the lives of women impacted by breast cancer. Dr. Jay Shenaq, plastic and reconstructive surgeon, offered a presentation to attendees on reconstructive surgery. Great Day Houston’s Deborah Dunca served as emcee.


Brave Faces Patient Celebration took place at WSH, with staff and former breast surgery patients coming together for a celebration of recovery.


Houston Komen Race for the Cure Staff and former patients helped raise funds and awareness for breast cancer.


Breast Health Collaborative of TX webinar, about reconstructive surgery following a mastectomy, was led by Dr. Sean Boutros. In November the hospital was also a champion sponsor of the annual summit.