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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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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.

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.

November 2009

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.

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.

Webinars Follow-Up Testing 101

November 18, 2009

Get information on the National Cancer Institute’s guidelines for follow-up testing and communicating post-treatment concerns with your doctor. Understand how follow-up care for early-stage breast cancer is different than monitoring metastatic disease.