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Mark your calendar for the following events (Please note that many programs have replays available, beyond the listed date.)

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September 20-21, 2014

thanks to all for attending!

Videos of speakers will be uploaded shortly.

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WEBINAR. Coping with October: Ideas for Those Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Monday , October 6, 2014  12:30-1:30 PM ET

sponsored by SHAREcancersupport and MBCN

Breast Cancer Awareness Month can be difficult  for those living with MBC.
Their reality of being in treatment for life is generally ignored in favor
of stories urging early detection or celebrating the end of treatment.  It
may seem as if friends, media, and the general public just don't get it.
Feelings of anger, isolation, and depression are common.  In this session,
specifically tailored for October-related issues,  Dr. Don Dizon, an
oncologist at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, shares some
coping strategies.

More Info: http://www.sharecancersupport.org/share-new/learn/programs/webinar_5/

Register Here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4693118408575246594

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ONLINE Radio Program: Raising Awareness of Metastatic Breast Cancer

Frankly Speaking About Cancer with the Cancer Support Community

Tuesday, October 7  4pm ET

The program features Shirley Mertz, Pres. of MBCN and patient; Khadijah Carter, YSC and mbc patient; and Stacey Lewis, President of YSC talking about a range of issues about understanding and living with metastatic breast cancer.  The program host is CSC President and CEO Kim Thiboldeaux.  To listen to the broadcast, visit:  http://voiceamerica.com/voiceamerica/vshow.aspx?sid=965

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time  ONLINE/PHONE

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

sponsored by Cancer Care

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast. Featured speakers include:  Generosa Grana, M.D., Larissa Korde,M.D. and Allison Nilsen, MSW

For more info: http://www.cancercare.org/connect_workshops/425-living_with_metastatic_breast_cancer_2014-10-08

 

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SHARE Talk Radio Presents the EMBRCA Trial

Thursday October 9, 2014  1:00-1:30PM ET

Sponsored by SHAREcancersupport
Learn about this phase 3 clinical trial for women with BRCA 1 or 2 positive metastatic breast cancer on SHARE Talk Radio. Dr. Denise Yardley will present and answer questions.  Phase 1 and 2 trials of this drug reported promising results: 10 out of 12 women benefited from this experimental drug.  The EMBRACA trial is available at 53 sites worldwide. This program supports NBCC's work to educate the public about the EMBRACA trial.

Co-sponsored by Young Survival Coalition (YSC) and Metastatic Breast Cancer Network (MBCN).

You can listen on line or by phone by calling (347) 989-0646 at the designated time. Email rsvp@sharecancersupport.org and we'll send you a reminder the day before the program.

 

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2nd Annual Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

Saturday, October 11, 2014  10 AM-3PM.

Los Angeles

sponsored by Susan G. Komen LA

More INFO: http://www.komenlacounty.org/assets/mbc/mbc-conference-flyer-oct-2014.pdf

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Metastatic Breast Cancer Twitter Chat

Monday October 13                  8 pm  ET          

sponsored by MBCN, Susan G. Komen

Use #mbcchat & #bcjourney

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#BCSM Chat on Metastatic Breast Cancer

Monday October 13                             9 pm ET

sponsored by bcsmcommunity

use #BCSM chat

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WEBINAR. Metastatic Breast Cancer: Cutting-Edge Research from National Cancer Institute

Wednesday, October 15, 2014  1:00-2:00PM ET

Sponsored by SHARE Cancer Support

featuring: Dr. Patricia Steeg of National Cancer Institute

Patricia Steeg, PhD, Chief of Women's Cancers Section at the Center for
Cancer Research at NCI, will present her novel research relating to
metastatic breast cancer, including the development of experimental models
of brain metastasis.  Join SHARE and Dr. Steeg for this informative webinar.

 MORE Info: http://www.sharecancersupport.org/share-new/learn/programs/webinar_metastatic_breast_cancer/

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Metastatic Breast Cancer Series, Part 1: A Research Update with Dr. Nancy Linn of Dana Farber

When:   Wednesday, October 15, 2014
noon – 1 p.m. ET

Register for the free webinar to get the latest on medical treatments for metastatic breast cancer.

MORE INFORMATION

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Dana Farber Metastatic Breast Cancer Forum (in person)

Boston, MA

Saturday,  October 18, 2014   9AM-12:30PM

Sponsored by Dana Farber Cancer Institute, MBCN and Susan G. Komen

More information and registration at: http://www.dana-farber.org/Adult-Care/Treatment-and-Support/Treatment-Centers-and-Clinical-Services/Breast-Cancer-Treatment-Center/Metastatic-Breast-Cancer-Forum.aspx

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Metastatic Meet Up and Speakers from Northwestern  (in person)

Chicago

Sunday Oct. 19, 2014  9AM-12:30PM

Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior St.,Chicago
Baldwin Auditorium

sponsored by MBCN and Northwestern University


Will be held prior to the annual Lynn Sage Town Hall Breast Cancer Meeting in the afternoon

More info: http://cancer.northwestern.edu/metastatic/#sthash.k8Iz9Xui.dpuf

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LIVE WEBCHAT on latest research and treatments for mbc

Thursday, Oct 23  1PM

sponsored by The Susan F. Smith Center at Dana-Farber and the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network

Presented by : Eric Winer, MD, director of the Breast Oncology Program.

To submit your questions for Dr. Winer, email webchats@dfci.harvard.edu and tune in live here: http://www.dana-farber.org/webchats.

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Metastatic Breast Cancer Series, Part 2: Communicating with Your Healthcare Providers 

with Dr. Richard Michaelson of St Barnabas, Livingston, NJ

WEBINAR

When:   Thursday, October 30, 2014
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET

MORE INFORMATION

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Infinite Boundaries Retreats for Metastatic Patients

 Sponsored by Breast Cancer Recovery

Monday, November 10 - Thursday, November 13, 2014


Wisconsin Dells, WI

Heal your body, mind and spirit. For more information:

http://bcrecovery.org/pages/Metastatic--Breast-Cancer.php