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Webinars Monthly Webinar for the Newly Diagnosed: May 2013

When:   Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Noon - 1 p.m. EDT

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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 May webinar, Jennifer L.A. Armstrong, 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 

Jennifer L.A. Armstrong, MD, 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.

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