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Community Meetings In the News: Understanding Breast Cancer Headlines

When:   Wednesday, March 16, 2011
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where:   Philadelphia Marriott West
111 Crawford Avenue
West Conshohocken, PA 19428

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Changes and advances in breast cancer treatment frequently make the headlines, but it can be challenging to understand just what has changed and how it affects your care. Jennifer L.A. Armstrong, MD, an oncologist with Paoli Hematology-Oncology Associates, will help you:

  • Discover resources for breast cancer news and updates
  • Learn the latest about therapies for breast cancer and ways to enhance your health and quality of life after treatment
  • Develop tools to discuss the latest research with your doctors and how it applies to your care

About Our Speaker

Dr. Armstrong is a breast cancer oncologist with Paoli Hematology-Oncology Associates in Paoli, Pennsylvania, and a member of Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s board of directors. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and has a special interest in physicians’ communication skills.

Dr. Armstrong founded and co-facilitated a training group for medical oncology fellows that discussed the stresses of clinical oncology and focused on communication-skills training. Among her articles is “ Fellow Suffering,” published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology and based on her work with the medical oncology fellows.

Sponsor

This program was partially funded by Merck and a Community Partnership Grant provided by the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event.

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