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May 2020

WEBINAR | Latest COVID-19 News: Work, Insurance & Finances

May 14 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
VIA ZOOM

Things are changing fast, and we know people have questions about how COVID-19 may impact their jobs, insurance, and finances. This webinar, will provide up-to-the-minute information about changes to health insurance and employment, including new options for paid sick leave, paid family leave, and unemployment benefits. We will also cover recent changes and new rules that may impact an individual’s financial situation, including access to life insurance, cash assistance, student loans, mortgages, evictions, utilities, and more. State approaches to the…

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WEBINAR | Disability Insurance

May 20 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
VIA ZOOM

Understanding how federal and state laws, employer policies, and disability insurance work together is key to being able to take time off work, maintain an income, and protect one's job and employer-sponsored health insurance coverage. There are also options for caregivers who need to take time off work. This session will cover the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family & Medical Leave Act, state leave laws, and disability insurance options, and explain how they can work together. Presented by Joanna Morales,…

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WEBINAR | Living with Metastatic Cancer & COVID-19 Update

May 26 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
VIA ZOOM

The news and guidelines on COVID-19 continue to change every day.  Join us on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 2 pm EDT/11 am PDT to hear the latest information for those living with metastatic cancer from Dr. Starr Mautner, Breast Surgical Oncologist, Miami Cancer Institute.  

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#ListenUpMBC CONFAB on Young Women’s MBC Disparities

May 27 - May 30
VIRTUAL

Tigerlily Foundation is thrilled to invite you to our #ListenUpMBC Confab on Young Women’s Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Disparities. This 3-day virtual event features a Twitter 101 Lunch and Learn, Confab with Townhall and Twitter Chat, and Happy Hour. Join young women of color, advocates, scientists, oncologists, industry leaders, and social media influencers to share insights, best practices, challenges, and solutions towards ending metastatic breast cancer (MBC) disparities in our lifetime. With the generous support of our sponsors, all Confab…

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June 2020

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE | 3rd Annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

June 1 - June 24
VIRTUAL

Given the situation surrounding COVID-19, we have decided the most responsible thing we can do is to move the planned one day, in-person conference to a virtual space. To accommodate busy schedules and to prevent individuals from having to spend a whole day in front of a computer, we have elected to offer each scheduled session/discussion throughout the month of June. Each session will be broadcast via Zoom with simulcasting on Komen Northeast Ohio’s Facebook page. Each session will be recorded…

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VIRTUAL CONFERENCE | Second Annual Louisiana Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

June 12 - June 13

Komen Louisiana is excited to host Louisiana’s 2nd Annual Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Conference. June 12, 2020 from 8:00am – 5:00pm June 13, 2020 from 8:00am – 3:00pm For those living with metastatic breast cancer, their caregivers, and anyone interested in the presentations, you’ll join us on our Facebook page. For healthcare providers seeking continuing education hours, you’ll join us via Zoom.

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VIRTUAL CONFERENCE | 2020 LBBC CONFERENCE ON METASTATIC BREAST CANCER

June 13 - June 14
VIRTUAL

Mark your calendars! Join us June 13 & 14 for our virtual conference. Registration is now open! Our Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference has been providing people living with metastatic breast cancer and their families a safe, collaborative space to gather information and discover practical resources they need to make decisions for their physical and emotional health for almost 15 years.  Due to the coronavirus outbreak, this year’s conference will be held virtually.  While we are deeply saddened, our decision was guided by…

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July 2020

WEBINAR | MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGHS FROM ASCO

July 16 @ 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
VIA ZOOM

How will tamoxifen usage affect you? For how long will you need to be on chemotherapy? Will immunotherapy be an option if you have triple negative breast cancer? What new options are there for recurrent ovarian cancer? Could PARP inhibitors can be an option for you? Join us for our upcoming webinar on Thursday, July 16th at 8 pm EDT/ 5 pm PDT, as our experts share the latest research updates you need to bring to your medical team. Email…

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August 2020

WEBINAR | Returning to Work After COVID-19

August 19 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
VIA ZOOM

Join us for a FREE live, interactive, webinar as part of the Triage Cancer Webinar Series, which will provide up-to-the-minute information about changes to health insurance and employment with a focus on returning to work after COVID-19.  Attendees will learn about recent changes and new rules that may impact an individual's financial situation, including housing and other consumer assistance programs. Presented by Joanna Morales, Esq. 

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September 2020

7th ANNUAL METASTATIC BREAST CANCER “VIRTUAL” CONFERENCE – REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

September 10 - September 11
VIRTUAL

This conference has been converted to a virtual format due to the continuing challenges we are all facing in relation to COVID-19. Links to join the conference, as well as access passwords, will be provided to registered participants as we near the conference date. Conference organizers invite participants from around the world to discuss ongoing research, showcase new ideas from young scientists, and bring together advocates who are involved with metastatic breast cancer patients. CME credit will be available to…

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HEALTHCARE PROVIDER WEBINAR: A Toolbox for Navigating Young Women’s Metastatic Breast Cancer

September 16 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
WEBINAR

Young women with metastatic breast cancer are faced with many unique challenges, emotions, and important decisions. As healthcare providers, your support and guidance is key to helping patients navigate their treatment options and develop coping strategies Join us on Wednesday, September 16 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (ET) for A Toolbox for Navigating Young Women’s Metastatic Breast Cancer, a free webinar featuring Virginia F. Borges, MD, MMSc. In this webinar, you will learn strategies to help guide your young patients who have received a metastatic…

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VIRTUAL MBC IMPACT SERIES | Hot Topics in MBC

September 16 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
VIRTUAL

Komen offers conferences and events across the country to educate, empower and connect metastatic breast cancer patients with information, resources and others in the MBC community. Programs offer topical discussions specifically for people with MBC and their loved ones. "Hot Topics in MBC" Hosted by Komen Puget Sound Presenter: Julie R. Gralow, M.D. Scientific research has identified an increasing number of alterations at the gene and protein level in breast cancers that can serve as a target for therapy. Several new…

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