Don't miss the Annual Young Women's Forum! This full-day event includes a Patient and Survivor panel, an Ask the Experts panel featuring prominent providers from Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, and small group sessions with our breast oncology social workers. Please register by Friday, October 7, 2016.
8:30am Small Group Icebreaker with Julie Salinger, MSW, LICSW
9:00am Opening Remarks by Ann Partridge, MD, MPH
9:15am Patient Panel
10:30am-11:30am Morning Education Session
Life, Work, and Cancer
Rachel Becker, LMSW from Cancer and Careers
11:30am-12:30pm AM Breakout Sessions, facilitated by clinicians from Dana-Farber:
1) Fertility and Pregnancy
Elizabeth Ginsburg, MD, Ann Partridge, MD, MPH.
2) Metastatic Disease
Rachel Freedman, MD, MPH.
3) Living Healthy, Emotionally and Physically, after a Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Tara Roy, NP, MSN.
Learn about resources and programs from organizations that offer services for young women with breast cancer.
1:30pm-1:40pm Rejuvenation Stretch with Karen Pimentel, Dana-Farber Survivorship Program
1:40pm-2:40pm Expert Panel
1) Local Therapy
Faina Nakhlis, MD, Jessica Erdmann-Sager, MD and Julia Wong,MD
2) Medical Oncology
Eric Winer, MD and Daniel Morganstern, MD
3) Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care
Fremonta Meyer, MD
4) Social Work
Julie Salinger, MSW, LICSW
Patricia Nutting, NP, MSN
2:40pm-3:10pm Afternoon Education Session
Imaging after Breast Cancer
Pamela Dipiro, MD
3:30pm-4:30pm Breakout Sessions
Attend small groups faciliated by Dana-Farber social workers OR a session on Healthy Living for You and Your Loved Ones with Jennifer Ligibel, MD
4:30pm-5:00pm Afternoon Social/Adjourn
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There is limited parking at the conference center, so we suggest parking in the Dana-Farber Yawkey Parking garage ($12 for the day) and then walking to the conference center, it is a 5-10 minute walk. Please let us know if you need complimentary handicapped parking.
You can also visit http://www.theconfcenter.hms.harvard.edu/parking/ for more parking options that are close to the conference center.
What do I do if I cannot afford the fee?
If you need assistance with the fee, please contact Stephanie Cram at 617-632-3916 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. All requests will remain confidential.
When & Where
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Established in 2005, Young and Strong, the Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer at Dana-Farber's Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers, provides comprehensive care and support to young women confronting the challenges of living with and beyond breast cancer. Our mission is to enhance care and education for patients and their families, as well as to advance understanding of the biology of breast cancer and the experience of the disease through ongoing research focused on young women. More than 3,000 young women have been enrolled to date.