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BACC's 16th Annual Cancer Conference: Sharing Knowledge & Inspiring Hope

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350 Oracle Parkway

Redwood City, CA 94065

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Don’t miss BACC’s medical symposium and resource fair for those in-treatment or post-treatment for breast or ovarian cancer, as well as medical professionals, therapists, and health educators. This is a day to network, share knowledge, and inspire hope!

The conference features informative and inspiring talks on treatment and ongoing wellness. In addition, treat yourself to a free chair massage or a healing touch session, and explore our resource fair.

Conference Program
Complementary Therapies are offered throughout the day. Please email vianey@bayareacancer.org to sign up for a Healing Touch appointment.

8:30–9:30 a.m. Registration | Breakfast | Resource Fair

9:30–9:40 a.m. Welcome

9:40–10:35 a.m. The Power of Hope- David B. Feldman, PhD

10:35–10:50 a.m. Personal Stories

10:50– 11:40 p.m. Finding Health After Cancer- Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

11:40–12:40 p.m. Lunch and Resource Fair (ends after lunch)

Breakout Session I

Navigating Health Insurance- Dayana R. Pelayo, Esq.

One Approach to Integrative Medicine: Ayurvedic Medicine- Dr. Rucha Kelkar, BAMS, PT, DPT

Cancer and Fasting: When is Less More? - Charis W. Spielman, MPH, RD, CSO, CNSC

Clean Beauty, Wellness, & Self-Care with Lipstick Angels -Kerri Stimson, Program Manager

Breakout Session II
1:35–2:25 p.m.

Updates in the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer

Updates in the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer- Gillian Hsieh, MD

Cancer and Your Legal Rights: Five Legal Tips- Dayana R. Pelayo, Esq.

Updates in the Treatment of Early Stage Breast Cancer- Jiali Li, MD

*All presentations, speakers, and times listed are subject to change.*

Break & Clients Return to the Auditorium
2:25-2:30 p.m.

Plenary #3
2:30-3:20 p.m.

Understanding Your Microbiome After Cancer - Ami S. Bhatt, MD, PhD

Raffle + Closing
3:20-3:30 p.m.

Conference Closing - Rina Bello, BACC Executive Director

CEUs and Scholarships

4 CE hours for nurses available- provided by the Bay Area Black Nurses Association, BRN#CEP9053.

Scholarships for those who aren't able to afford the registration fee are also available.

Please email vianey@bayareacancer.org for more information.

We are grateful to our Presenting Sponsor:

A huge THANK YOU to Oracle! Conference participants are always appreciative of the opportunity to learn, be heard, and be understood. Oracle makes that possible by providing such an extraordinary space for this event.

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