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Conferences C4YW - Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer

When:   Friday, February 24, 2012 - Sunday, February 26, 2012

Where:   Hyatt Regency
601 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA 70113

Hosted by: Living Beyond Breast Cancer and Young Survival Coalition

C4YW is the only international educational conference solely dedicated to the unique needs of young women with breast cancer.

About the Plenary Sessions: 

Sharing My Story: The weekend began with a lively dialogue moderated by Generosa Grana, MD, FACP, showcasing a variety of topics with a panel of young women diagnosed with breast cancer. 

Reclaiming Your Sexual Mind and Body: Our second plenary session featured Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, PhD, LCSW, who discussed focusing on the mind-body impact that breast cancer has on a young woman’s intimate life. 

Livin’ Healthy: Our closing plenary featured Dr. Ro, a frequent C4YW guest speaker. Dr. Ro concluded the conference on Sunday by motivating attendees to break bad habits, eat right and stay fit.

About the Workshops:

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

Meditation for Everyday Coping

Tweet This! How to Use Social Media to Navigate Your Survivorship, Find Resources, Get Empowered and Connect with Peers

Lesbian Women: Communicating with Partners

Breast Reconstruction Options

For Men Only!

Genetics and Family Risk

Fertility and Pregnancy: Options Before and After Treatment

Medical Update: Early-Stage Breast Cancer

Medical Update: Metastatic Breast Cancer

Care for the Caregiver: Metastatic Breast Cancer

Clearing the Fog: Understanding and Managing "Chemobrain"

Lymphedema: Prevention and Management

Pregnant with Breast Cancer

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Understanding Your Options

Young and Empowered: An Advocate's Guide

End of Life Issues: Leaving Your Legacy

Care for the Caregiver: Early-Stage Breast Cancer

Can You Hear Me Now? Communicating with Friends and Family

Integrative Medicine: A User's Guide

Managing Fears of Recurrence

It's Easy Being Green! Controlling Your Environment

DCIS: Understanding and Managing Non-Invasive Breast Cancer

Long-term Survivorship: Practical Matters Made Simple

Living with Mets: What Young Women Need to Know

For Single Women! Dating after Breast Cancer

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