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HOPE FOR THE FUTURE:
A Comprehensive Look at Metastatic Breast Cancer
May 16, 2009 9:30 am – 6:00 pm

09:30 Welcome: Ellen Moskowitz – living with mbc 5 years 5 months
09:40 Eric P. Winer, M.D.
Chief, Division of Women’s Cancers, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
09:50 Targeted Therapy: A Giant Step Forward
Ian Krop, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Oncologist, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
10:20 Q&A
10:35 Pamela Lipton – living with mbc 4 years 1 month
10:40 Separating Fact From Fiction: Clinical Trials
Harold Burstein, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Oncologist, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
11:10 Q&A
11:15 Shirley Mertz – living with mbc 5 years 8 months
11:30

Individualizing the Treatment to the Patient as well as to the Tumor
Nancy Lin, M.D. (Talk given by Dr. Eric Winer)

Medical Oncologist, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

12:00

Q&A

12:15 Announcements
12:20 - 1:20 LUNCH - Dana Cafeteria
1:30 Sue Samuel – living with mbc 10 months
1:35 Current Approaches & New Directions in Treating Bone Mets
Erica Mayer, M.D., MPH
Medical Oncologist, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
2:05 Q&A
2:20 Rita Arditti – living with mbc 30 years
2:25 Helping Yourself : Diet & Exercise
Jennifer Ligibel, MD
Medical Oncologist, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
2:55 Q&A
3:10 Ask the Experts Panel
3:55 Announcements / Break / Refreshments
4:25 - 5:10 Break-Out Groups
  • Triple Negative Update
    Daniel Silver, M.D., Ph.D.
    Medical Oncologist, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Living with Uncertainty
    Panel Members:
    Susan Davis – living with mbc 9 years 6 months
    Lisa Lesko – living with mbc 10 years
    Cynthia Salsman – living with mbc 8 years
    Audrey Youngelson – living with mbc 14 years

    Genevieve Mason, MSW, LICSW
    Clinical Social Worker, Care Coordination
    Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center
    Jennifer McKenna, RN, MSN, AOCNP
    Nurse Practitioner, Gillette Center for Women’s Cancers
    Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center
  • Providing Support to Someone with MBC
    Panel Members:
    Judy Borrelli – living with mbc 7 months
    Pam Breakey – living with mbc 5 years 2 months
    Judith Christensen – living with mbc 4 years 5 months
    Nancy K. Clark – living with mbc 5 years
    Colleen Logan Hofmeister – living with mbc 2 years 3 months
    Jane Bausch, MSW, LICSW
    Clinical Social Worker, Breast Oncology Center
    Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center

    Patricia Kartiganer, MSW, LICSW
    Clinical Social Worker, Breast Oncology Center
    Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center
  • Young Women Issues
    Ann H. Partridge, M.D., M.P.H.
    Director, Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer
    Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
5:15 - 6:00 RECEPTION
 

 

 

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