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July 2019

WEBINAR: New Approval for Metastatic Breast Cancer – Alpelisib

July 22 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

Over the past few months, there have been exciting reports about new treatments for breast cancer. But how do you know whether they impact you? Tune into LBBC's webinars to understand what options may be available to you now, and which could be the treatments of the future. This past May, the FDA approved the targeted therapy alpelisib (Piqray) to treat certain hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative breast cancers in postmenopausal women and in men. Up to 40 percent of people with…

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WEBINAR: Coping with Chemo Brain

July 24 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

Dr. Tracy Vannorsdall, board-certified clinical neuropsychologist and assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will discuss cancer-related impairment, also known as “chemo fog” or “chemo brain,” which can be connected to either specific cancer treatments or a cancer diagnosis. Chemo brain can include detrimental effects on memory and attention, and negatively impacts quality of life for cancer patients.

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August 2019

WORKSHOP: Healing from the Inside Out

August 7 @ 7:00 PM EDT

On Wednesday, August 7th at 7 pm EDT/4 pm PDT, the Sharsheret Embrace Community, a closed Facebook group that discusses the issues of women with advanced/metastatic breast and ovarian cancer, will host an experiential therapeutic workshop.  Stephanie of Creative Transformations LLC will teach and guide participants through cellular meditation, a gentle way to reconnect with yourself one cell at a time.   The workshop integrates optional art and writing elements and a list of recommended and easy-to-use art supplies will be…

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August 28 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT

Leigh Pate and Elizabeth Viggiano of the Lobular Breast Cancer Alliance will lead a discussion about the unique aspects of lobular breast cancer and the role of advocacy to advance research and educate about ILC. Join these two seasoned advocates to discuss your concerns and questions about lobular breast cancer.  This roundtable discussion is hosted in partnership with SHARE Cancer Support and the Lobular Breast Cancer Alliance.  

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September 2019


September 7
Amazon Conference Center Seattle, WA

Join us at the fourth annual Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference for the most current information on treatments, research trials, patient support and national issues for metastatic/stage IV breast cancer (MBC) and lobular breast cancer (ILC). Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, attendance is free, but registration is required.

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WEBINAR – Navigating Insurance: Hot Topics During Cancer

September 17 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM EDT

Join us on Tuesday, September 17th at 8 pm EDT/5 pm PDT for our FREE national webinar: Navigating Insurance: Hot Topics During Cancer. Come hear from insurance expert, lawyer, and patient advocate, Monica Bryant from Triage Cancer as she explores: How to pick the best insurance plan for you Understanding your EOB, step therapy, and access barriers The interface of insurance with clinical trials and new treatments A Sharsheret volunteer will also share her personal story and a live question and answer…

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September 19 - September 20
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia Scottsdale, AZ 85253

The Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference was established in 2014 as an annual medical conference for metastatic breast cancer by Theresa’s Research Foundation with leadership from Dr. Matthew Ellis and Dr. Danny Welch. What sets this conference apart from other breast cancer-centered conferences is the specific focus on metastatic disease, for which no cure exists, making it a major unmet clinical need. The conference will feature speakers renowned for their work in metastatic breast cancer research and medical oncology. Another unique…

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2019 Living Beyond Breast Cancer Conference: Sharing Wisdom, Sharing Strength

September 20 @ 4:00 PM - September 21 @ 6:00 PM EDT
Philadelphia 201 Hotel, 201 N 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

The 2019 Living Beyond Breast Cancer Conference brings together leading medical and wellness professionals, people affected by breast cancer and caregivers to learn, connect and share. Whether you are recently diagnosed with breast cancer, are in treatment or years beyond it you may have questions, concerns or are just looking to connect to other people who have been impacted by breast cancer. This is the place for you!  Highlights of the conference weekend include: Time to socialize, connect and share Presentations on…

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WEBINAR – Brain Metastasis: Emerging Treatments and Reasons To Be Hopeful

September 25 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

  Join Dr. Nancy Lin, Director of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Program at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, as she discusses diagnosis, symptom management, emerging treatments and reasons to be hopeful with Julia Maues, Metastatic Breast Cancer Patient Advocate.

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October 2019


October 5 - October 6

Susan G. Komen Greater NYC invites you to join us for the New York Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference. We are proud to offer two days of learning, fellowship, pampering and the most current information on treatments, research trials, patient support and national issues related to metastatic/stage IV breast cancer (MBC). Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, attendance is free. Advance registration is required.  

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October 5 @ 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM EDT
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave

An Educational Program for Patients, Families and Loved Ones Offered by the Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers This free event, sponsored by EMBRACE (Ending Metastatic Breast Cancer for Everyone), is open to all patients with metastatic or advanced breast cancer and their loved ones. The event provides both an educational opportunity to learn what is new in treatment and symptom management as well as a chance to engage informally with experts and other patients living with metastatic breast…

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Ask the Expert: Living Well With Advanced Breast Cancer

October 12 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM EDT
Longaberger Alumni House, 2200 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43210

Join experts from the Stefanie Spielman Comprehensive Breast Center for a special presentation specifically for those with metastatic breast cancer (stage 4) and their caregivers. The agenda will include an update on novel therapies and clinical trials for advanced breast cancer. A variety of sessions will be offered this year, including one just for caregivers. You will have the opportunity to select two breakout sessions to attend. Co-Keynote Speakers: Dr. Bhuvaneswari Ramaswamy and Patient Advocate, Tori Geib Morning Breakout Sessions…

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