WHAT: In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, several players from the Pittsburgh Steelers will put their culinary skills to the test at the 9th annual healthy cooking demonstration at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. They will join the Magee nutrition and culinary staff to prepare two healthy dishes, team-competition style, for breast cancer patients and survivors, demonstrating how simple it can be to prepare foods that are delicious and nutritious.
- James Conner, Arthur Moats, Stephon Tuitt, B.J. Finney, JuJu Smith-Schuster and Farrington Huguenin of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
- Current and former patients of the Magee-Womens Breast Cancer Program, part of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.
- Magee nutrition and culinary staff.
WHEN: 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 24
WHERE: Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, 300 Halket St., Oakland.
WHY: The Magee-Womens Breast Cancer Program of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center stresses the importance of good nutrition to breast cancer survival. Maintaining a healthy weight and eating a healthy diet promotes overall health and may protect individuals against the disease.
Note to media: This event is not open to the public, but members of the media are welcome to attend. If you are interested in covering this event, please contact Amy Charley in advance at 412-738-3511 or CharleyA@upmc.edu.