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April 27, 2023

Celebrating a Champion of Early Breast Cancer Detection: Dr. Seema Bakhru Honored by the American Cancer Society

Connecticut Breast Imaging is proud to announce that one of its esteemed breast imaging radiologists, Seema Bakhru, M.D., along with Roy de Souza, co-founder and CEO of BreakBio, will be honored at American Cancer Society’s upcoming “Women Leading the Way to Wellness” luncheon on May 11th.

Dr. Seema Bakhru is a fellowship-trained radiologist specializing in breast imaging. She is the first female Chair of the Department of Radiology at Danbury Hospital and Norwalk Hospital. Dr. Bakhru is also the recent Assistant Program Director of the Norwalk Hospital Radiology Residency Program, where she has inspired and mentored young residents, shaping the future of radiology and breast imaging. She holds a Medical Degree from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth University and is a member of prestigious medical societies such as the Radiological Society of North America and the American Roentgen Ray Society. Dr. Bakhru is a resident of Ridgefield, CT, and an advocate for breast cancer prevention and early detection.

The American Cancer Society “Women Leading the Way to Wellness” luncheon is a prestigious event that honors individuals who have made significant contributions in the fight against cancer. Dr. Seema Bakhru and de Souza, along with his late wife Aisha de Sequeira, are being recognized for their outstanding work in the field of cancer early detection, and personalized medicine.


“We are honored to have Dr. Seema Bakhru as a part of our team at Connecticut Breast Imaging,” expresses Dr. Madhavi Raghu, Medical Director of Breast Imaging at Connecticut Breast Imaging. “Dr. Bakhru’s unwavering commitment to the early detection of breast cancer is truly commendable. This well-deserved recognition by the American Cancer Society is a testament to her dedication and expertise.”


The American Cancer Society will host its ninth annual “Women Leading the Way to Wellness” luncheon on May 11, 2023, from 11am – 1:30pm at The Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa in Stamford, CT. This enlightening and impactful afternoon aims to empower women to recognize the value of self-care and making their own health a priority. The event also serves as a platform to raise awareness and funds for cancer research, prevention, and support programs. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn and discuss the importance of being their own health advocate, with a focus on early detection and healthier lifestyles such as maintaining a healthy weight through diet and exercise, avoiding tobacco, and getting regular health screenings. The proceeds from the luncheon will benefit the American Cancer Society, with the goal of building a movement to empower women in their health journey.


About Connecticut Breast Imaging:

Founded in 2010, Connecticut Breast Imaging is a highly regarded innovator in the field of comprehensive breast imaging and diagnosis. The patient-centered practice is dedicated exclusively to the screening and diagnosis of breast cancer and other breast abnormalities. The practice’s top doctors – many of whom have trained and taught at some of the most prestigious universities in the U.S., including Yale School of Medicine – offer 24-hour results for most exams and procedures. Connecticut Breast Imaging offers state-of-the-art 3D Mammography, Breast Ultrasound, Breast Biopsy, and Bone Density Testing (Brookfield), and provides unparalleled diagnostics, interpretation, and personalized attention. The practice’s focus on patient-centered care has earned it recognition in the State of Connecticut Employee Network of Distinction for Breast Biopsies.

With convenient locations in Brookfield, Southbury, and Danbury, Connecticut Breast Imaging serves patients Monday through Saturday. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 203.791.9011.

90 Locust Avenue, Suite 1B Danbury, CT 06810

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