Keystone Breast Cancer Conference

Last Modified: September 10, 2004

Conference Dates: October 6, 2004
Conference Location: Harrisburg Hilton

Sponsoring Group: PA Breast Cancer Coalition

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Topics Covered:

  • "Grand Rounds for Medical Professionals: Breast Conservation Treatment for Early Stage Breast Cancer and Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)"
  • "The Underuse of Tamoxifen: Can We Save More Women from Breast Cancer?"
  • "A Toxic Environment? Known Causes and Prevention of Breast Cancer"
  • "Reconstructing the Breast; Reconstructing Hope"
  • "HealthRhythms": Empowerment Drumming for the Body and Soul"
  • "The State of Brachytherapy and Other New Treatments"
  • "Spirit to Heal: Spirituality and Healing with Cancer"
  • "Overcoming Obstacles to Quality Healthcare in Minority Populations"
  • "Genetics and Breast Cancer Risk: Beating the Odds"
  • "Using Yoga in Recovery"
  • "Breast Cancer in the News: The Media's Role in Healthcare Today"
  • "The Building Blocks of a Strong Support Group"

Conference Objectives: Education about breast cancer treatment, coping skills, and networking

Who Should Attend: Breast cancer survivors, medical professionals, community and corporate leaders, legislators and advocates

Conference Agenda: 7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:45-9:45am Opening Session 10:00-11:30am Morning Workshops 12:00-1:45pm Awards Luncheon 2:00-2:45pm Afternoon Workshops A 3:00-3:45pm Afternoon Workshops B 4:00-4:30pm Closing Pink Ribbon Reception

Registration Information: Early Registration* = $65 Early Registration* with Continuing Education Credits = $115. The Registration Fee Includes:

  • Continental breakfast in Whitaker Center, before Opening Session
  • Opening Session, highlighted by presentation of Shining Light and Potamkin Awards
  • All morning and afternoon workshops
  • Full-course luncheon, with musical entertainment by Havana Budda and Pink Ribbon Award presentation
  • Exhibit tables, manned by major sponsors and other PBCC partners
  • Special activities area, featuring items for purchase, free chair massages, information, etc.
  • PBCC Marketplace, where you can purchase PBCC shirts, hats, and other items
  • Pink Ribbon Reception, including beverages, which honors Clinical Trial participants
  • Endless networking opportunities

*A $15 late fee will be added to all registrations after September 24, 2004, including walk-ins.

Conference Fees: Individual $65, CEUs add $50

Continuing Education: Yes