News You Can Use: Breast Cancer Updates for Living Well
When: Saturday, November 13, 2010
9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
About the Plenary Sessions
Marisa Weiss, MD, kicked off the conference by discussing "Living Well Beyond Breast Cancer." She presented solutions to challenges you may face after completing breast cancer treatment, including regaining your energy, getting a good night’s sleep, managing your weight, sharpening your mind, keeping your cool and making room for fun.
Sherry Lebed Davis gave a motivating and inspiring presentation emphasizing the importance of exercise, laughter and reducing stress during our closing plenary session. Learn how to participate in the Healthy-Steps/Lebed Method program, which aims to help you gain a positive, motivated and excited outlook on life.
About the Workshops
Download podcasts, transcripts and slides from select workshops below. Due to technical difficulties onsite, we are unable to provide podcasts for all conference workshops. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Clinical Trials: Addressing the Need for Diversity
Yoga: Taking Time to Catch Your Breath
Metastatic Breast Cancer: Living in the Moment
Hormonal Therapy: A Guide to Help You Through
About our Plenary Speakers
Marisa Weiss, MD, is founder and president of Breastcancer.org and co-author of the new books, Living Well Beyond Breast Cancer and Taking Care of Your "Girls": A Breast Health Guide for Girls, Teens and In-Betweens. She is founder of Living Beyond Breast Cancer and director of breast radiation oncology and breast health outreach at Lankenau Hospital.
Sherry Lebed Davis is an expert on the use of movement to help healing and prevent complications from breast cancer surgery and chronic illness. She is a dance movement specialist and co-founder of Healthy-Steps, The Lebed Method, an organization that provides wellness programs for special populations. The author of Thriving after Breast Cancer: Essential Healing Exercises for Body and Mind, Ms. Lebed Davis is featured frequently in the news media.
About our Sponsors
Many thanks to Amgen Oncology and The Breast Cancer Fund of National Philanthropic Trust, our lead sponsors; to title sponsor, Pfizer Oncology; signature sponsor, Novartis; educational grant supporter sanofi-aventis U.S. Inc.; benefactor sponsors, Abraxis BioScience, Inc., Avon Foundation for Women, Genomic Health, GlaxoSmithKline and Lilly; supporting sponsors Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Myriad Genetics; and friend sponsor Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania.