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"Moving Forward with Metastatic Breast Cancer"

October 13, 2012

08:00-08:45 Registration and Continental Breakfast

08:45-09:05 Welcome

09:05-09:50 Understanding MBC, How it is Followed in the Clinic,

     and When to Use Standard Care or Clinical Trial

Dr. Virginia Kaklamani

09:55-11:00 Breakout Session I:

A: Hormone Positive MBC: Dr. Ruta Rao

B: HER2 Positive MBC: Dr. Virginia Kaklamani

C: Triple Negative MBC: Dr. Funmi Olopade

D: Brain Metastasis: Dr. Lorenzo Munoz

11:00-11:15 Break

11:15-12:00 Research on Treatments to Contain Metastatic Growth 

Dr. Pat Steeg

12:00-12:15 Tribute to Ellen Moskowitz and Suzanne Hebert

12:15-01:15 Lunch

01:15-02:00 Breakout Session II:

E: Following and Treating Bone Mets: Dr.William Gradishar

F: Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology: Virginia Burns

G: Improving Daily Functioning: Dr. Gail Gamble

H: Living with MBC for those under age 40: Roz Kleban

02:05-02:45 How Do I Find a Clinical Trial?

Elly Cohen

02:45-03:00 Break

03:00-03:45 Breakout Session III:

I: Targeted Treatment for Patients with Isolated, Distant Mets:

Dr. Steven Chmura

J: Treating Pain and Neuropathy: Dr. Judy Paice

K: Role of the Caregiver: Dr. Sarah Rosenbloom

L: Living with MBC for those above age 40: Roz Kleban

03:50-04:10 Advocacy: Using Your Voice to Change Outcomes for MBC 

Shirley Mertz

04:10-05:00 Emerging Research-Hope for Improved Outcomes in the Future

Dr. Steven Rosen

05:00-05:30 Closing remarks, followed by reception