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Webinars Coping with a Recent Breast Cancer Diagnosis

When:   Wednesday, February 9, 2011
12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST)

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In our February teleconference, Minetta C. Liu, MD, associate professor of medicine and oncology at the Georgetown University Hospital, discusses common medical and emotional concerns after a recent diagnosis of breast cancer. Among the issues she addresses:

  • The feelings and reactions you may have at initial diagnosis
  • Strategies for coping and moving forward
  • Types of breast cancer treatment
  • How to manage common symptoms and side effects
  • How to interpret your pathology report and how it will guide your treatment

About Our Speaker

Dr. Liu is the director of translational breast cancer research and the biomarker section chief of the clinical molecular diagnostics laboratory at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. She serves as principal investigator for several clinical and translational studies in breast cancer. Her primary research focus is on the development of reliable predictors of treatment response. Dr. Liu is dedicated to providing multidisciplinary breast cancer care and offering women diagnosed with breast cancer access to new therapeutic and diagnostic tools.