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Conferences Annual Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer (C4YW)

When:   Friday, February 25, 2011 - Sunday, February 27, 2011

Where:   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.

Download the podcast from this keynote presentation.

Our second keynote speaker, Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, PhD, LCSW, discussed self-image concerns after a breast cancer diagnosis.

Download the podcast from this keynote presentation.

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.

Download the podcast from this keynote presentation.

About the Workshops

Workshops covered a range of issues. Download podcasts, transcripts and slides from the following workshops:

Tuning In, Tuning Out: Mind Body Connections

The Case for a Greener World: Breast Cancer and the Environment

Maintaining Strength: Breast Cancer (Re)habilitation

Living with Mets: Understanding Trauma and Managing Your Stress Responses

Care for Each Other: Couples Coping with Cancer

Genetics and Hereditary Risk

Advocacy and Inclusion: Coming Together for Good

Sex and Intimacy: Thinking Outside the Box

Hormonal Therapies: Tamoxifen and Beyond

Care for the Caregiver: Early-Stage Breast Cancer

Care for the Caregiver: Metastatic Breast Cancer

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Treatment Update

Naturopathic Methods for Managing Side Effects

Breast Reconstruction

Fear of Recurrence

Survivorship Care Plans

Care for the Caregiver: For Men Only

End-of-Life Issues: Creating a Legacy in Letters

Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Women who Partner with Women: Breaking Down Barriers

Managing Early Menopause

Healthy Living: Food and Fitness

Breast Cancer and Bone Health: Keeping Strong

The ABC's of Talking to Your Children about Breast Cancer

Cancer and Careers: Understanding Your Rights in the Workplace

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: A Closer Look

Fertility and Pregnancy: Exploring Your Options

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