In this section, learn how to participate in Living Beyond Breast Cancer's educational conferences, teleconferences and community meetings for women living with metastatic breast cancer. You can also listen to podcasts and download transcripts from past events.
Annual Conference for Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Enhancing Your Health and Quality of LifeApril 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.
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.
During part II of our free teleconference series, learn about the feelings of uncertainty you may have while living with metastatic breast cancer.
During part I of this free teleconference series, participants learned about the treatments used to manage metastatic breast cancer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Annual Conference for Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Enhancing Your Health and Quality of LifeApril 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.
At our April community meeting, Mark Morginstin, DO, provided updates to help you understand the latest breast cancer news.
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.
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.
Annual Conference for Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Enhancing Your Health and Quality of LifeApril 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.
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.
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.
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.
In Part 1 of our two-part teleconference series, George Sledge, MD, discussed the latest treatments and new research for metastatic breast cancer.
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.
During our July teleconference, DrucillaBrethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, helped explore the feelings and concerns that may arise when living with metastatic breast cancer.
Our June teleconference speaker, Ruth O’Regan, MD, provided updates from the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
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.
Learn to use mindfulness meditation to manage stress and center yourself when facing changes in treatment for metastatic breast cancer and other difficult decisions.
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.
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.
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.
Learn to improve your quality of life during Part 2 of our free October teleconference series focused on advanced breast cancer.
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.
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.
4th Annual Conference for Women Living with Advanced Breast Cancer: Enhancing Your Health and Quality of LifeMay 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.
Listen to podcasts and download transcripts from our November 14, 2009, conference in Philadelphia for women at all stages of diagnosis, treatment and recovery.
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.
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.
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.
Explore breakthrough therapies for metastatic breast cancer, including triple-negative breast cancer and BRCA-caused cancers; bisphosphonates for bone metastases; and medicines that target HER2 and blood vessel growth.
3rd Annual Conference for Women Living with Advanced Breast Cancer: Enhancing Your Health and Quality of LifeApril 18, 2009
Listen to podcasts and download transcripts from our national conference held outside Philadelphia on April 18-19, 2009, that focused exclusively on the medical, emotional and practical needs of women living with metastatic breast cancer.
Learn how a diagnosis of advanced (metastatic) breast cancer can affect your quality of life both physically and psychologically.
In this transcript from our March 10, 2008 networking meeting, LBBC founder Marisa C. Weiss, MD, discusses radiation therapy basics and advances.