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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 encompassing a wide variety of topics, as well as our special fundraising events and events for healthcare professionals.

View upcoming events and events by type; access a list of recurring LBBC events and an event archive; and access featured event listings and a library of transcripts and podcasts from past events.

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March 2009

Community Meetings Hormonal Treatment Options for Early-Stage and Advanced Breast Cancer

March 25, 2009

Understand how hormonal therapies are used to treat early-stage and metastatic breast cancer and the options available for pre- and postmenopausal women. Learn how tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitors work, and get information on side effects.

April 2009

Conferences 3rd Annual Conference for Women Living with Advanced Breast Cancer: Enhancing Your Health and Quality of Life

April 18, 2009 - April 19, 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.

Webinars Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Treatment Update and Tools for Healthy Living

April 21, 2009

Get the latest news on triple-negative breast cancer from medical and nutrition experts. Learn the basics of triple-negative breast cancer and treatments, and learn how nutrition may influence risk of recurrence.

May 2009

Webinars Understanding Insomnia and Fatigue

May 6, 2009

Get an overview of the medical and emotional reasons why breast cancer treatment can cause insomnia and fatigue. Learn how chronic sleep problems and treatments can affect your daily life, how to get better sleep and how healthcare providers can help.

Community Meetings Healing with Mindfulness Meditation

May 14, 2009

Get an overview of how mindfulness meditation can help you cope with your emotions, whether you are newly diagnosed or years beyond initial breast cancer treatment. Understand the concepts and benefits of meditation, and learn exercises to help you incorporate meditation into your daily life.

June 2009

Webinars Breaking News from the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

June 11, 2009

Get the latest news from the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Learn how tamoxifen works, its impact on thinking and memory and why antidepressants may interfere with its effectiveness. Hear results from studies on cancer in the lymph node, combining bevacizumab (Avastin) with chemotherapy, diet, exercise and vitamin D, and learn about a new targeted therapy for triple-negative breast cancer.

July 2009

Webinars Working Matters: What You Need to Know

July 14, 2009

Find out who qualifies for protection under The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family Medical Leave Act, what kind of accommodations you can ask your employer for after a breast cancer diagnosis, what your employer is legally required to do and how to communicate with your colleagues. Hear about cases of people who have faced challenges in the workplace and learn where to find help.

August 2009

Community Meetings Lymphedema: Prevention and Treatment Options

August 18, 2009

Discover how breast cancer surgery and radiation can increase the risk for developing lymphedema and ways to reduce your risk. Explore the stages of lymphedema, learn about safe exercises and get information on treatment.

Webinars Hormonal Therapy Update: Understanding Your Options

August 25, 2009

Learn how tamoxifen works, its impact on fertility and how it compares to ovarian suppression. Understand how aromatase inhibitors work against breast cancer recurrence, and how to manage potential side effects to your bone.

September 2009

Community Meetings Navigating the System: What You Need to Know

September 29, 2009

Patient navigators and oncology social workers can help you cope with the medical, emotional and financial challenges of breast cancer. Discover how to build your healthcare team, use your health insurance and access patient assistance programs.