Mark your calendar for the following events (Please note that many programs have replays available, beyond the listed date.)
September 20-21, 2014
thanks to all for attending!
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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
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
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
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 email@example.com and we'll send you a reminder the day before the program.
2nd Annual Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference
Saturday, October 11, 2014 10 AM-3PM.
sponsored by Susan G. Komen LA
Metastatic Breast Cancer Twitter Chat
Monday October 13 8 pm ET
sponsored by MBCN, Susan G. Komen
Use #mbcchat & #bcjourney
#BCSM Chat on Metastatic Breast Cancer
Monday October 13 9 pm ET
sponsored by bcsmcommunity
use #BCSM chat
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/
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.
Dana Farber Metastatic Breast Cancer Forum (in person)
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
Metastatic Meet Up and Speakers from Northwestern (in person)
Sunday Oct. 19, 2014 9AM-12:30PM
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior St.,Chicago
sponsored by MBCN and Northwestern University
Will be held prior to the annual Lynn Sage Town Hall Breast Cancer Meeting in the afternoon
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and tune in live here: http://www.dana-farber.org/webchats.
Metastatic Breast Cancer Series, Part 2: Communicating with Your Healthcare Providers
with Dr. Richard Michaelson of St Barnabas, Livingston, NJ
When: Thursday, October 30, 2014
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET
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: