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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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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.

October 2009

Fundraising Events The 2009 Butterfly Ball

October 3, 2009

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.

Webinars Advanced Breast Cancer Treatment Update: Medical and Quality-of-Life News

October 14, 2009

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.

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.