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Webinars Monthly Webinar for the Newly Diagnosed: February 2013

When:   Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Noon - 1:00 p.m. ET

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When you learn you have breast cancer, you may find it difficult and overwhelming to find the information you need to make medical decisions. Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s Second Tuesdays: Monthly Webinar for the Newly Diagnosed helps you learn the basics, find resources and connect with other women.

During our February webinar, Robert Somer, MD, discussed:

  • Coping with the initial shock of a diagnosis and finding emotional support
  • Breast cancer basics: what it is, who gets it, stages of breast cancer, treatment options and what tests will tell you more about your diagnosis
  • Questions and concerns you have about breast cancer

About Our Speaker

Robert A. Somer, MD, is an associate professor of medicine at the new Cooper Medical School of Rowan University in Camden, N.J.  He is the director of the Cooper Cancer Center medical oncology clinical trials program and the Cooper Prostate Care Center at the Cooper Cancer Institute, associate director of the breast program at the Cooper Cancer Institute; and the physician QA advisor to Cooper’s cancer registry.

In addition to helping establish state-of-the-art comprehensive prostate and breast cancer programs, he sits on many advisory boards for cancer research and has been invited to give local, national and international presentations. Dr. Somer has co-authored many publications on topics ranging from basic science to clinical research and cancer treatment.

Dr. Somer has received numerous honors and awards during his career, including the Delaware Valley Orthobiotech Fellows Research Forum in 2002 and an Amgen Fellowship in 2003. He was named “Top Doc” several times by South Jersey Magazine.

This webinar is made possible in part due to the generous support of