Annual Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer (C4YW)
When: Friday, February 25, 2011
- Sunday, February 27, 2011
Peabody Orlando Hotel
9801 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
Hosted by: Living Beyond Breast Cancer and Young Survival Coalition
This event is the only international educational conference solely dedicated to the unique needs of young women with breast cancer.
About the Keynote Sessions
Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH began the weekend by providing a medical update specific to young women affected by breast cancer.
Our second keynote speaker, Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, PhD, LCSW, discussed self-image concerns after a breast cancer diagnosis.
Our closing plenary speaker, Rev. Aundreia Alexander, Esq., discussed how faith can help you cope with a diagnosis of breast cancer and beyond regardless of your spiritual background or religious denomination.
About the Workshops
Workshops covered a range of issues. Download podcasts, transcripts and slides from the following workshops:
The Case for a Greener World: Breast Cancer and the Environment
Living with Mets: Understanding Trauma and Managing Your Stress Responses
Care for Each Other: Couples Coping with Cancer
Care for the Caregiver: Early-Stage Breast Cancer
Care for the Caregiver: Metastatic Breast Cancer
Fear of Recurrence
Care for the Caregiver: For Men Only
End-of-Life Issues: Creating a Legacy in Letters
Women who Partner with Women: Breaking Down Barriers