Free

Metastatic Breast Cancer Forum 2019

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Dana-Farber's Yawkey Center for Cancer Care

Lavine Family Dining Pavilion (third floor)

450 Brookline Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

View Map

Event description

Description

Metastatic Breast Cancer Forum 2019

An Educational Program for Patients, Families and Loved Ones

Offered by the Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers

This free event, sponsored by EMBRACE (Ending Metastatic Breast Cancer for Everyone), is open to all patients with metastatic or advanced breast cancer and their loved ones.

The event provides both an educational opportunity to learn what is new in treatment and symptom management as well as a chance to engage informally with experts and other patients living with metastatic breast cancer.

Saturday, October 5th

8:15 Registration and Light Breakfast

9:00 Introduction and Welcoming Remarks

9:10 What’s New with the EMBRACE Program This Year

9:30 Breast Cancer and the Immune System: Where are We, and Where are We Going?

10:10 What’s New in Research and Treatment, by Subtype:

  • ER+ MBC
  • Her2+ MBC
  • Triple Negative MBC

11:15 Group Stretch

11:20 Quality of Life and Survivorship in MBC

11:55 Strategies for Living Well: Patient Panel

12:30 Lunch Sessions with opportunities for informal discussion led by faculty and staff

1:30 Afternoon Breakouts Sessions

  • Expressive Arts Workshop
  • Clinical Trials 101
  • Genetics and Genomics Testing in MBC
  • Living: a film screening and Q&A with writer/producer Dorria DiManno, Ed.D.

2:20 Food as Fuel: Strategies for Maximizing Your Energy

2:50 Conclusion and Post-Conference Reception


Previous Forums

Watch highlights from the 2018 Forum

Parking

Complimentary parking provided in Dana-Farber's parking garage (under Dana-Farber's Yawkey Center for Cancer Care). Enter the garage from Jimmy Fund Way.

Directions and Parking

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Dana-Farber's Yawkey Center for Cancer Care

Lavine Family Dining Pavilion (third floor)

450 Brookline Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved