Living Well with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Understanding Your Treatment Options
When: Wednesday, October 12, 2011
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. EDT
In the first teleconference of our two-part series, George Sledge, MD, discussed new treatments for metastatic breast cancer and how to become involved in research studies. During this teleconference, Dr. Sledge will help you:
- Learn about the latest treatments
- Hear about research in the pipeline and discover how to get involved
- Explore ways to maintain your quality of life
- Find out how to discuss side effects with your doctors
About Our Speaker
Dr. Sledge is the Ballve-Lantero Professor of Oncology at Indiana University, where he co-directs Indiana University Simon Cancer Center’s Breast Cancer Program. His research focuses on new treatments for breast cancer, in particular anti-angiogenic therapies (treatments designed to prevent the development of new blood vessels in human cancers). He serves as chair of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group’s breast cancer committee and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s board of directors.
You may also be interested in October Ask the Expert: Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatments and Strategies.