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In this section, learn how to participate in Living Beyond Breast Cancer's educational conferences, webinars and community meetings encompassing a wide variety of topics, as well as our special fundraising events.
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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3rd Annual Conference for Women Living with Advanced Breast Cancer: Enhancing Your Health and Quality of LifeApril 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s 2009 gala was held October 3, 2009, at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. Gala donations provide funding for our education and support programs for women affected by breast cancer.