News You Can Use: Breast Cancer Updates for Living Well
When: Saturday, September 29, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
This national, one-day conference focuses on your unique concerns and provides up-to-date information and practical resources to help you navigate your breast cancer experience.
Opening Plenary Session – How Modern Science is Revolutionizing Breast Health – Larry Norton, MD
Our opening plenary session with Dr. Larry Norton discussed the ways that modern medicine is changing the way we think about breast cancer and overall breast health. Other topics discussed were causes of breast cancer, prevention, treatment and quality of life.
Closing Plenary Session – If It’s Not About The Hair, Then What IS It About – Debra Jarvis, MDiv
Our closing plenary session with Rev. Debra Jarvis focused on finding your own meaning, trusting your gut, learning to take risks, developing your curiosity and staying awake during and after your breast cancer diagnosis.
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.
A. Women of Color: Identifying and Defying Cultural Myths
B. Metastatic Breast Cancer: Managing Scan and Test Anxiety
C. Newly Diagnosed: What to Expect Through Treatment
D. Living Beyond: The Research Proven Benefits of Yoga
E. Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Risk of Recurrence
F. Care for the Caregiver
G. Young Women with Breast Cancer: Findings from LBBC’s Young Women’s Initiative
H. Long-term Survivorship: Managing Late Side Effects of Treatment
I. Newly Out of Treatment: Moving Toward Your Future and Beyond
J. Metastatic Breast Cancer: Managing Fatigue and Insomnia
K. Navigating Health Insurance Claims
About Our Sponsors
Title: Celegene, Eisai
Signature: Genentech, Myriad
Benefactor: Amgen, Genomic Health
Supporting: AstraZeneca, Lilly
Friend: Cancer Treatment Centers of America