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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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July 2010

Webinars Breast Reconstruction: Understanding Your Options

July 28, 2010

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.

August 2010

Community Meetings Metastatic Breast Cancer: Living Your “New Normal” Every Day

August 11, 2010

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.

Webinars Managing Weight After Breast Cancer

August 17, 2010

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.

September 2010

Community Meetings Family Matters: Talking with School-Age Children About Breast Cancer

September 14, 2010

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.

Webinars Breast Cancer Genetics: Understanding Risk Assessment and Testing

September 16, 2010

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.

Community Meetings Survivorship: Moving Beyond

September 23, 2010

After finishing breast cancer treatment, you may find yourself asking, "Now what?" Our guest speaker, Eduardo E. Fernandez, MD, of Burlington County Hematology Oncology Associates, explored common concerns and questions about your post-treatment health and well-being.

October 2010

Fundraising Events The 2010 Butterfly Ball

October 2, 2010

Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s 2010 gala, The Butterfly Ball, will be held on Saturday, October 2 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. The evening includes a live and silent auction, dinner and dancing. This black-tie event raises hundreds of thousands of dollars for LBBC’s programs and services. The Butterfly Ball is a fundraising opportunity as well as a chance for us to honor a few select women for their courage, strength and compassion.

Webinars Living Well with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Treatment and Research Update

October 7, 2010

Lidia Schapira, MD, covers the latest research and treatment advances for metastatic disease during Part 1 of Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s October teleconference series focused on advanced breast cancer.

Community Meetings Dating After Breast Cancer

October 13, 2010

Explore the challenges you may face when dating after breast cancer and learn to navigate sharing your cancer experience with a potential partner.

Fundraising Events Elemis Spa Sparkling Beauty Event

October 20, 2010

Elemis Spa at the Village of Merrick Park in Coral Gables, Florida, is hosting a pink carpet affair to benefit Living Beyond Breast Cancer.