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Breast Cancer in Young Women: a Forum for Patients and Survivors

Young and Strong: the Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer

Friday, October 13, 2017 from 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM (EDT)

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Don't miss the Annual Young Women's Forum! This full-day event is a great opportunity for newly diagnosed patients, survivors, and caregivers to learn more about important topics related to breast cancer care and survivorship while connecting with other young women and their loved ones. The forum also features medical experts who will speak about topics relevant to young women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.  You do not have to be a Dana-Farber patient to attend, all are welcome.   Please register by Friday, October 6, 2017.                                   

7:30am                  Registration

8:30am                  Small Group Icebreaker 

9:00am                  Opening Remarks

                              Ann Partridge, MD, MPH

                              Breast Cancer in Young Women in 2017

                              Eric Winer, MD

9:15am                  Patient Panel

10:15am                Break

10:30am-11:30am  Morning Education Session

                                Hester Hill, LICSW, OSW-C

                                Program Manager, Oncology Social Work at Beth Israel                                                               Deaconess Medical Center

10:30am-12:30pm  Breakout Sessions, facilitated by clinicians from Dana-Farber.

                       1)  Fertility and Pregnancy

                               Elizabeth Ginsburg, MD

                       2)  Living with Metastatic Disease 

                               Sara Tolaney, MD

                       3)  Taking Care of Yourself Through Breast Cancer

                               Elahe Salehi, NP, MSN

                       4) Parenting

                              Robin Raider, LICSW

                        5) Meditation Session

                                                         

12:30pm-1:45pm   Lunch/Expo

Learn about resources and programs from organizations that offer services for young women with breast cancer.  

1:45pm-2:45pm  Expert Panel 

2:45pm-3:15pm  Afternoon Education Session

                             Healthy Living after Breast Cancer

                             Jennifer Ligibel, MD

3:15pm-3:30pm   Break

3:30pm-4:30pm   Breakout Sessions

Attend small groups faciliated by Dana-Farber social workers 

4:30pm-6:30pm   Afternoon Social Co-hosted with Young Survival Coalition (YSC)


FAQs

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 youngandstrong@partners.org for more information. All requests will remain confidential.

Have questions about Breast Cancer in Young Women: a Forum for Patients and Survivors? Contact Young and Strong: the Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer

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Joseph B. Martin Conference Center
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115

Friday, October 13, 2017 from 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM (EDT)


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Young and Strong: the Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer

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 3,500 young women have been enrolled to date. 

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