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Life with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Friday September 19, 2014  -Sheraton Chapel Hill Hotel

05:30-07:30pm Welcome Reception  Sheraton Chapel Hill Hotel, Venetian Ballroom


Saturday September 20, 2014 -   Friday Conference Center at UNC

NOTE: MBCN/Holiday Tour shuttle buses available from Sheraton to Friday Center at: 7:40, 8:00, 8:20 am

08:00-09:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast  Atrium


09:00-09:15 Welcome: Shirley Mertz, President, MBCN; Dr. Carey Anders, UNC; Deb Tincher, Conference Chair, MBCN   Grumman Auditorium


09:15-10:00 Plenary: Metastatic Breast Cancer: "We Can Do It!"  Shirley Mertz, President, MBCN    Marc Hurlbert, PhD,  Executive Director, Avon Breast Cancer Crusade and Project Leader, Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance

                          Grumman Auditorium


10:00-10:15 Break   Atrium


10:15-11:15 Breakout Session 1:

     A: Hormone Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer: Dr. Katie Reeder-Hayes   Grumman Auditiorium

     B. HER2 Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer: Dr. Carey Anders   Windflower Room

     C: Triple Negative & Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Dr. Lisa Carey   Bellflower Room

     D: Caregiver Resilience: Elizabeth Sherwood, RN, MS, ANP-C & Mimi Alvarez, RN, MSN   Azalea Room

     E: Brain Metastasis: Dr. Tim Zagar  Mountain Laurel Room


11:15-11:45 Plenary: The Molecular Genetics of Breast Cancer: Where We Are in 2014: Dr. Lisa Carey    Grumman Auditorium


11:45-12:45 Lunch  Trillium Dining


12:45-01:45 Plenary: Living Well with Advanced Disease: Dr. Don Rosenstein, Dr. Leeza Park   Grumman Auditorium


01:45-02:45 Breakout Session 2

     F: Addressing the Needs of Women 50 Years & Older; Dr. Hyman Muss, Dr. Trevor Jolly  Windflower Room

     G. Newly Diagnosed: Anna Kate Owens, FNP   Bellflower Room

     H. Surgical Options for Soft Tissue Mets: Dr. Nancy DeMore, Dr. Benjamin Calvo  Azalea Room

     I: Bone Metastasis:  Dr.Tim Zagar, Dr. Lisa Carey   Grumman Auditorium

     J: Cancer Pain and Sexuality in Women: Dr. Denniz Zolnoun   Mountain Laurel Room


02:45-03:00 Break


03:00-04:00 Breakout Session 3

     K: Addressing Issues for the African-American Woman: Valarie Clark Worthy, RN, BSN,President, Sisters Network    Windflower Room

     L: Addressing the Needs of Young Women: Deborah  Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN   Bellflower Room

     M: Integrative Medicine: Dr. Gary Asher   Grumman Auditorium

     N. Role of Radiology in Imaging and Treatment: Dr. Larry Marks, Dr. Katherine Birchard   Azalea Room

     O: Insurance and Disability: Kathy Roundtree, LCSW    Mountain Laurel Room


04:00-04:15 Break


04:15-05:15 Plenary: Future Treatments of MBC: the Next 5 Years: Panel: Dr. Hyman Muss, Moderator; Dr. Larry Marks; Dr. Claire Dees; Dr. Nancy DeMore   Grumman Auditorium


05:15-05:30 Closing Remarks: Shirley Mertz, Dr. Carey Anders   Grumman Auditorium


05:30-06:30 Reception           Atrium

NOTE: MBCN Holiday Tour shuttle buses available to return  to Sheraton at 5:45, 6:10, 6:30 pm


Sunday September 21, 2014 - Friday Conference Center at UNC

NOTE: MBCN/Holiday Tour Shuttle buses available from Sheraton at 7:50, 8:10, 8:30 am

08:00-08:45 Breakfast

08:45-09:00 Welcome: Shirley Mertz, Dr. Carey Anders   Grumman Auditorium          

09:00-09:45 Breakout Session 4

     P: Finding Support Online/Social Media: Katherine O'Brien, MBCN   Windflower Room

     Q:Understanding Medical Terms and Test Results: Delma Armstrong, RN, BSN, OCN   Bellflower Room

     R: Talking with Children: Justin Yopp, PhD   Azalea Room

     S: Nutrition: Mandy Holliday, MPH, RD,CSO,LDN  Grumman Auditorium

     T: Dealing with Treatment-Related Side Effects: Amy DePue, BS,RN, OCN   Mountain Laurel Room       


09:45-10:30 Plenary: Clinical Trials:How to Find Them; What is the Focus at UNC?  Dr. Claire Dees, Jeanne Noe, BS, PharmD   Grumman Auditorium


10:30-11:30 Networking with Others Grumman Auditorium

NOTE: MBCN/Holiday Tour shuttle buses available to return to Sheraton at:  11:10, 11:30, 11:50 am




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