Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Medical Update
When: Monday, October 8, 2012
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT
During part I of our free teleconference series, participants learned about the treatments used to manage metastatic breast cancer.
During this program, Hope S. Rugo, MD, discussed:
- A clearer understanding of treatment choices
- News on the pipeline research and clinical trials related to metastatic breast cancer
- Discussion options with your healthcare team on what this breaking research means for future care
About Our Speaker
Hope S. Rugo, MD, is a clinical professor of medicine and director of the Breast Medical Oncology Clinical Trials Program in the division of hematology and oncology at the University of California, San Francisco, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. Working in the UCSF Breast Cancer Center, Dr. Rugo’s research interests include new therapies for advanced breast cancer and supportive care. She is on the Medical Advisory Board of Living Beyond Breast Cancer. Dr. Rugo has published many peer-reviewed papers and lectures locally, nationally and internationally on cancer-related topics.