Monthly Webinar for the Newly Diagnosed: April 2013
When: Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Noon - 1 p.m. EDT
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 April webinar, Carey Anders, 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
Carey K. Anders, MD, is a clinician-scientist and assistant professor of medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. She is a member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the UNC Breast Center, as well as national associations and organizations such as the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium and NCI Breast Cancer Metastases Working Group.
Her clinical efforts focus on care for women with breast cancer, particularly young women and those who develop brain metastasis. She is a translational researcher who designs both preclinical laboratory experiments and clinical trials to more effectively treat women with advanced triple-negative breast cancer.
She has received honors and awards for her dedication to the practice of medicine and has published many articles on breast cancer.
This webinar is made possible in part due to the generous support of