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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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4th Annual Conference for Women Living with Advanced Breast Cancer: Enhancing Your Health and Quality of LifeMay 1, 2010 - May 2, 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.
Learn about the different types of health insurance and how to get the most from your policy. Understand how to read your policy and your bill. Get advice on what to do if you are unable to work, leave your job or are uninsured.
Find out about common fears of breast cancer recurrence, and learn about effective strategies that can help you take control of your emotions. Learn about resources for getting support and professional help.
Learn to achieve a positive body image after breast surgery. Discover options for breast prostheses and bras, including breast forms, specialty bras, camisoles, shape wear and feminine lingerie.
Hear the top news from the 2010 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Learn about the latest research for hormone receptor-positive, HER2-positive and triple-negative breast cancers. Get updates on long-term post-treatment concerns.
Learn about the latest research in rebuilding the breast. Understand microsurgery, nipple reconstruction and choosing immediate versus delayed surgery. Explore the stages of the reconstruction process and what to expect while you’re recovering.
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.
Learn about dietary and fitness recommendations for women affected by breast cancer. Understand why weight and changes in bone density can be a challenge after treatment, how to manage your weight using exercise and how to incorporate healthier eating and fitness into your life.
Learn to use age-appropriate words to explain breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, recognize coping difficulties and open the lines of communication with your family. Ms. Coyne explores the challenges of talking with your loved ones and helps you understand their concerns about your health and well-being.
Learn about the role genes can play in breast cancer. Understand how risk is assessed, the benefits and limitations of genetic testing, interpreting results for decision making and how to share information with family members.