2nd Annual B-PREP Forum

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

450 Brookline Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

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Attend this free event on Sept. 28, 2019 to gain a better understanding of your breast cancer risk and learn strategies to reduce your risk!

About this Event

The Breast Cancer Personalized Risk Assessment, Education and Prevention (B-PREP) patient forum is for women who are interested in learning more about the genetic and lifestyle factors that contribute to the risk of developing breast cancer.

Led by breast cancer specialists from the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (DF/BWCC), this free educational event will help you gain a better understanding of your breast cancer risk and provide you with options and strategies to reduce your risk.

Keynote Speakers

Constance Lehman, MD, PhD, Director of Breast Imaging and Co-Director of the Avon Comprehensive Breast Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

Sharon Bober, PhD, Director of the Sexual Health Program, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Mil Niepold, President of The Mara Partners and B-PREP patient

Faculty

Tari King, MD, Chief, Division of Breast Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center

Director, BPREP program, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center

Judy Garber, MD, MPH, Director of the Center for Cancer Genetics and Prevention, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Brittany Bychkovsky, MD, MSc, Instructor of Medicine, Breast Oncology

Philip Poorvu, MD, Instructor of Medicine, Breast Oncology

Program At-a-Glance

• Traditional and emerging risk factors for breast cancer

• How to lower your risk, from lifestyle changes to medical and surgical options

• Newest guidelines for screening and prevention

• How artificial intelligence will change breast cancer detection and risk prediction

• Interactive sessions on exercise, nutrition and mindfulness-based techniques

• One woman’s journey to understand and manage her risk (patient story)

• Maintaining a healthy love life in the face of medication- or menopause-related symptoms

• Cutting-edge clinical trials for women with dense breasts

• Q&A sessions to address questions and concerns

Date/Time

Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Location

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

Yawkey Conference Center (Rooms 306-308)

For more information about the B-PREP Forum please email bprep@bwh.harvard.edu or call (617) 632-2174

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

450 Brookline Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

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