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In this section, learn how to participate in Living Beyond Breast Cancer's educational conferences, webinars, Twitter chats and community meetings for people living with metastatic breast cancer. You can also listen to podcasts and download transcripts from past events.

Webinars Metastatic Breast Cancer Series, Part 2: Communicating with Your Healthcare Providers

October 30, 2014 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET

Learn how to get the most out of your time with your doctor.

Webinars Metastatic Breast Cancer Series, Part 1: A Research Update

October 15, 2014 noon – 1 p.m. ET

Hear about the latest medical treatments and research for metastatic breast cancer.

Community Meetings Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Events

October 13, 2014

Raise awareness of metastatic breast cancer by attending one of these events hosted by national MBC advocacy organizations. 

Conferences Breast Cancer Today: Individual Treatments, Shared Experiences

September 27, 2014

Join us for our Annual Fall Conference in Philadelphia, Breast Cancer Today: Individual Treatments, Shared Experiences.

Webinars Metastatic Breast Cancer: Understanding and Finding Clinical Trials

July 25, 2014 Noon – 1 P.M. ET

Hear the latest news about clinical trials in metastatic breast cancer. 

Twitter Chats #LBBCchat: Coping With the Financial Impact of Breast Cancer

June 25, 2014 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. ET

Join us for our Wednesday, June 25, Twitter chat to learn about the financial resources you need as you move through treatment and beyond. 

Community Meetings Writing the Journey

May 20, 2014 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

A 6-part workshop series in Cherry Hill, N.J., for women affected by breast cancer at all stages of diagnosis and recovery. 

Community Meetings Writing the Journey

May 6, 2014 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

A 6-part workshop series in Cherry Hill, N.J., for women affected by breast cancer at all stages of diagnosis and recovery. 

Conferences Annual Conference for Women Living With Metastatic Breast Cancer

April 26, 2014

Annual Conference for Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer in West Conshohocken, Pa.

Webinars Healthy Living After Breast Cancer Part Two: Exercise and Fitness

January 22, 2014 Noon - 1 p.m.

Learn about the benefits of exercise and fitness. 

Community Meetings Managing Side Effects of Hormonal Therapies

December 5, 2013 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Get practical tips to lessen the side effects of hormonal therapy.

Conferences News You Can Use: Breast Cancer Updates for Living Well

October 26, 2013 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Join LBBC for our annual Fall Conference.

Webinars Metastatic Breast Cancer Part Two: Understanding Disability Rights

October 23, 2013 Noon - 1 p.m.

Learn the latest in metastatic breast cancer news and disability rights.

Webinars Metastatic Breast Cancer Part One: A Research Update

October 16, 2013 Noon - 1 p.m.

Learn the latest in metastatic breast cancer news and disability rights.

Fundraising Events Kildare’s "Cans for Cancer"

October 1, 2013

Throughout October, Kildare’s in Manayunk, Pa., and West Chester, Pa., will donate $1 from each sale of their newly featured canned beers to Living Beyond Breast Cancer. Don't miss the kick-off parties at both locations!

Community Meetings Metastatic Breast Cancer: Managing Symptoms and Side Effects

September 18, 2013 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Learn about basic methods used to control the side effects of treatments for metastatic breast cancer.

Conferences Annual Conference for Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Enhancing Your Health and Quality of Life

April 13, 2013

Now entering its seventh year, the two-day Annual Conference for Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer is designed to address the complex medical, social and emotional challenges that you, your family and caregivers face.

Community Meetings Metastatic Breast Cancer: Understanding Your New Diagnosis

December 12, 2012 6:00 p.m. - 8: 00 p.m. (EST)

At Living Beyond Breast Cancer's free December community meeting, Jennifer Armstrong discussed understanding your new metastatic breast cancer diagnosis, from treatment options to common emotions you may feel.

Webinars Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Emotional Impact

October 22, 2012 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT

During part II of our free teleconference series, learn about the feelings of uncertainty you may have while living with metastatic breast cancer.

Webinars Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Medical Update

October 8, 2012 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT

During part I of this free teleconference series, participants learned about the treatments used to manage metastatic breast cancer. 

Conferences News You Can Use: Breast Cancer Updates for Living Well

September 29, 2012 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer's national conference featured some of the world’s top medical and mental health experts. The conference focused on the needs of all women affected by breast cancer, whether newly diagnosed, in treatment, beyond treatment or living with metastatic disease.

Webinars Breast Reconstruction: Considering Your Options

August 21, 2012 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

During our free August teleconference, Frederick J. Duffy, Jr., MD, FACS, discussed the latest breast and nipple reconstruction methods and how to make the right decisions for you.

Community Meetings Metastatic Breast Cancer: Living with Uncertainty

August 1, 2012 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

At our August community meeting in West Conshohocken, Pa., Pamela J. Ginsberg, PhD, helped participants navigate fear and uncertainty about the future and provide tips for managing difficult emotions.

Webinars Bone Metastasis

July 11, 2012 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

During this free educational teleconference, Catherine Van Poznak, MD, will discuss the types of treatments that are commonly used when a diagnosis of bone metastasis occurs.

Webinars ASCO Breaking News

June 14, 2012 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET

During our June teleconference, Kimberly Blackwell, MD, shared recent research and medical updates reported from the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Conferences Annual Conference for Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Enhancing Your Health and Quality of Life

April 28, 2012

The Annual Conference for Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer is a two-day, national conference in Philadelphia created by Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC). Now entering its sixth year, the conference is designed to address the complex medical, social, emotional, legal and financial challenges experienced by women diagnosed with metastatic disease, their families and their caregivers.

Community Meetings Medical Update: What’s New in Breast Cancer Care

April 23, 2012 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

At our April community meeting, Mark Morginstin, DO, provided updates to help you understand the latest breast cancer news.

Community Meetings Sex and Intimacy

March 28, 2012 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

During this free community meeting in Philadelphia, Sabitha Pillai-Friedman PhD, LCSW, CST, discussed how breast cancer treatment can impact your sex life and ways to cope. 

Webinars News from the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

January 11, 2012 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. EST

During our January teleconference, Virginia F. Borges, MD, MMSc, shared treatment, research and quality-of-life updates from the 34th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

Conferences Annual Conference for Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Enhancing Your Health and Quality of Life

April 30, 2011

Living Beyond Breast Cancer's annual conference for women living with metastatic breast cancer is a national, two-day conference focusing on your unique concerns and providing the most up-to-date information and practical resources you need to make empowered decisions about your physical and emotional health. This conference took place on April 30 - May 1, 2011.

Community Meetings Metastatic Breast Cancer: Accessing Clinical Trials

December 1, 2011 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

At our December community meeting, Massimo Cristofanilli, MD, FACP, helps you understand the clinical trial process and what you should ask your providers if you want to take part.

Webinars The Role of Palliative Care: Exploring What’s Meaningful for You

October 24, 2011 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. EDT

In Part 2 of our two-part teleconference series, Barbara Reville, DNP, CRNP discusses the role of palliative care in metastatic breast cancer treatment and the ways it can enhance your quality of life.

Community Meetings Look Good…Feel Better

October 17, 2011 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer partners with the American Cancer Society to provide beauty tips and techniques for women in active treatment during this meeting in West Conshohocken, PA.

Webinars Living Well with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Understanding Your Treatment Options

October 12, 2011 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. EDT

In Part 1 of our two-part teleconference series, George Sledge, MD, discussed the latest treatments and new research for metastatic breast cancer.

Conferences News You Can Use: Breast Cancer Updates for Living Well

October 1, 2011 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

This national, one-day conference for women affected by breast cancer focuses on your unique concerns, pointing you toward the most up-to-date information and practical resources to help you navigate your way through your breast cancer experience.

Webinars Metastatic Breast Cancer: Facing Feelings and Fears

July 14, 2011 Noon – 1:15 p.m. ET

During our July teleconference, DrucillaBrethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, helped explore the feelings and concerns that may arise when living with metastatic breast cancer.

Webinars Update from ASCO: Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

June 22, 2011 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

Our June teleconference speaker, Ruth O’Regan, MD, provided updates from the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Community Meetings Metastatic Breast Cancer: Understanding Your Options

June 8, 2011 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Our June community meeting with Deborah Toppmeyer, MD, discussed new treatments, how to talk to your doctor about clinical trials and how to manage treatment side effects.

Community Meetings Mindfulness Meditation for Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

January 19, 2011 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Learn to use mindfulness meditation to manage stress and center yourself when facing changes in treatment for metastatic breast cancer and other difficult decisions.

Community Meetings Understanding Your Screening Options

December 15, 2010 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Marlane C. Guttmann, MD, a radiologist at the Fox Chase Cancer Center, discussed the types of tests and diagnostic tools used to find breast cancer.

Conferences News You Can Use: Breast Cancer Updates for Living Well

November 13, 2010 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

LBBC's Annual Fall Conference, News You Can Use: Breast Cancer Updates for Living Well took place in Philadelphia on November 13, 2010. Our annual fall conference is for women at all stages of diagnosis, treatment and recovery. Hear the latest medical news and opportunities to enhance your quality of life using standard and complementary methods.

Webinars Bone Health: What You Need to Know

November 8, 2010 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST)

During Living Beyond Breast Cancer's November teleconference Julie R. Gralow, MD, will help you learn how breast cancer treatment affects your bones and how you can monitor your bone health.

Webinars Living Well with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Managing Symptoms and Side Effects

October 28, 2010 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

Learn to improve your quality of life during Part 2 of our free October teleconference series focused on advanced breast cancer.

Webinars Living Well with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Treatment and Research Update

October 7, 2010 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

Lidia Schapira, MD, covers the latest research and treatment advances for metastatic disease during Part 1 of Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s October teleconference series focused on advanced breast cancer.

Community Meetings Metastatic Breast Cancer: Living Your “New Normal” Every Day

August 11, 2010

Explore ways to adapt to and navigate the emotional and medical impact of ongoing treatment. Learn coping skills to juggle changes to your diagnosis, treatment plan or lifestyle. Find ways to strengthen your ability to be flexible when faced with change.

Conferences 4th Annual Conference for Women Living with Advanced Breast Cancer: Enhancing Your Health and Quality of Life

May 1, 2010

Listen to podcasts and download transcripts from our national conference held outside Philadelphia from May 1-2, 2010, that focused on your unique needs as a woman living with metastatic breast cancer. Leaders in breast cancer research and support explored your medical, emotional and practical concerns.

Conferences News You Can Use: The Future of Breast Cancer Care

November 14, 2009

Listen to podcasts and download transcripts from our November 14, 2009, conference in Philadelphia for women at all stages of diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

Community Meetings Advanced Breast Cancer: Coping with Changing Emotions

November 9, 2009

Learn to manage the fear and uncertainty that often come with living with metastatic breast cancer. Get information on coping strategies, getting support, communicating with family and friends and managing changes to breast cancer treatment.

Webinars Research and You: Understanding Clinical Trials

October 21, 2009

Understand how to access clinical trials, who and when to ask about them, the benefits and risks of participating and what trials are available in metastatic breast cancer. Learn about current research on how breast cancer metastasis develops, including brain metastasis.

Community Meetings Pain Management for Early-Stage and Advanced Breast Cancer

October 20, 2009

Understand how to prevent, control and manage breast cancer-related pain from surgery, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy and radiation. Learn about medicines, modifying your treatment plan, complementary therapies and lifestyle changes.

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