Livestream sessions

Attend the 2024 Conference on Metastatic Breast Cancer virtually


Here are all the livestream sessions for the 2024 Conference on Metastatic Breast Cancer. You can watch the embedded videos on this page or view the full playlist on YouTube.

For more information, see our frequently asked questions below.


You are the CEO of your own health

Friday, April 19, 2024 at 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. ET

Facilitator: Ricki Fairley

Panelists: Michelle Anderson-Benjamin and Melanie Sisk

Whether newly diagnosed with MBC or making decisions about the next line of treatment, you deserve the best care available. Led by facilitator Ricki Fairley, and featuring two people living with mets, this keynote will discuss the importance of being involved in your own care, ways you can advocate for yourself and your loved ones, the importance of clinical trials and participating in them, and how you can find control in your care when things feel out of control.


Testing in MBC

Saturday, April 20. 2024 at 9:45 – 11:00 a.m. ET

Speaker: Debu Tripathy, MD

Learn about tests that look for mutations, or changes, in tumors and in the blood to develop a tailored treatment plan that targets those mutations. Get to know the different kinds of tumor and blood biomarker tests and the differences between these and genetic tests for an inherited mutation. Find out which tests can be used today for treatment decisions and which are under study or used in clinical trials. Dr. Tripathy will explore ways to access these tests, their strengths and limitations, and the hope these tests offer to make personalized medicine a reality.

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Medical advances in the treatment of metastatic breast cancer

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. ET

Speaker: Maryam Lustberg, MD, MPH

Hear about drugs that have been approved for metastatic breast cancer over the last 2 years and how they impact each subtype of breast cancer. Learn how these latest approvals compare with previous standard-of-care therapies, what we know, and what we don’t, and hear about the exciting drugs and approaches in the pipeline for the next 3 to 5 years.

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Empower yourself with palliative care

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. ET

Speaker: Kimberly A. Curseen, MD

Understand how palliative care (supportive oncology) can provide you with the information and tools you need to address impactful side effects of treatment and aid in your overall quality of life. Learn how to access these supportive services no matter where you receive treatment and use it to live well – body, mind, and soul.

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A hands-on toolbox for managing stress & anxiety

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. ET

Speaker: Pamela Ginsberg, PhD

In this presentation, Pamela Ginsberg, PhD, will address the psychological impact of metastatic breast cancer on the patient. Although the psychological impact of this disease is often overlooked in patient care, it is widely documented that addressing these issues and developing coping strategies helps patients navigate the disease process, manage side effects, improve treatment compliance, and help overall psychological function. Patients will learn specific and immediately applicable strategies for coping in the long term with the disease and its psychosocial repercussions.


Shared voices: Learning from each other

Sunday, April 21, 2024 at 9:15 – 10:30 a.m. ET

Panelists: Brittney Beadle; Kathryn Edick; Jonise Louis; and Toni Willis

Listen to, learn from, and share with a panel of your peers. Topics will include living with uncertainty, setting goals and having hope, parenting, navigating relationships with friends and family, managing finances, work and insurance matters, and much more.


Your personal action plan for managing nutrition and meal preparation

Sunday, April 21, 2024 at 11:00 – 12:15 p.m. ET

Speaker: Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, CPT

Join Stacy Kennedy, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, as she provides practical strategies to help you achieve your nutritional goals. Through Stacy’s presentation, you will be able to identify what your nutritional needs are and how to achieve them. Learn how to manage side effects through easy-to-implement eating tips and changes to your diet, better understand your gut health, and find additional resources. Stacy will do some myth busting and take your questions. Leave the conference feeling like you have a way forward to make nutrition a part of your wellness plan.

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Frequently asked questions

How do I watch the conference sessions?

To access the keynote session streams, click on the button for the session you wish to watch from the list above and you will be redirected to YouTube. The session will begin at the time indicated in the bottom left corner of the video screen. Click “notify me” in the bottom left corner to receive a notification when the livestream begins.

If the session has begun and you are still having trouble viewing the session try checking your internet connection and refreshing your web browser.

I missed the live conference; can I still watch the sessions?

Recordings of each keynote session will be available immediately after the live session ends. To access the recording, click on the session from the list above and you will be redirected to the recording on YouTube.

How do I participate in the YouTube live chat?

A group chat will be available while a session is live and will be closed once the session ends. On most screens, the chat is located to the right of the livestream video. Click the open text field, type your message, and press enter.

The first time you access a livestream on YouTube, you will need to sign in to a Google Account in order to participate in the chat. To do this click “sign in to chat” located at the bottom of the chat box, then enter your Gmail address, followed by your password. If you do not have a Gmail account, you can create one by clicking “create account” in the bottom right corner of the Gmail login screen. Learn more at How to create a Google Account.

How do I ask a question?

You can submit questions to speakers during the live sessions by texting to the phone number: 267-416-0460. A session moderator will review all submitted questions and ask select questions of the speaker. Please frame your questions in a general manner as speakers are unable to give personalized medical advice.


If you are in need of additional assistance to view and participate in the livestream sessions, please contact LBBC at