Fourteenth Annual Life After Breast Cancer Patient Conference

The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: August 7, 2005

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Conference Dates: September 16, 2005
Conference Location: Hilton, 4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Sponsoring Group: Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania

Conference Objectives: Patient Education

Who Should Attend: Breast Cancer Survivors and Their Loved Ones

Conference Brochure: Life After Breast Cancer PDF

Conference Agenda:

  • Breast Cancer Advocacy Award
    Award presented to a breast cancer survivor for their outstanding contribution to breast cancer advocacy
  • The Role of HER2 and Herceptin in Breast Cancer Treatment
       Kevin Fox, MD
  • Technical Advances in Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer
       Eleanor Harris, MD
  • The Latest Advances in Reconstructive Surgery
       Joseph M. Serletti, MD, FACS
  • Survivor Stories: Personal Insights from Breast Cancer Survivors JoAnn Hulnick, MEd Stefanie Washburn, MSW, LSW
  • Living with Advanced or Recurring Breast Cancer: Challenges and Opportunities
       Neal Niznan, MSW, LSW
       Angela DeMichele, MD
  • Strategies to Improve Body Image and Sexual Satisfaction After Cancer Treatments
       Helen L. Coons, PhD
  • QVC "Shoes on Sale" Mini Fashion Show
  • Special Guest Speaker: Surviving, Learning and Growing From Breast Cancer
       Ronnie Kaye, MFT
  • Breast Cancer Genetics: What You and Your Family Need to Know
       Susan Domchek, MD
       Jill Stopfer, MS, CGC
  • Restoring Vitality: Complementary Therapies for Breast Cancer
       Andrea Cheville, MD
  • Impact of Diet and Lifestyle on Breast Cancer Risk
       Ellen Sweeney-Cordes, RD
       Carrie Stricker, MSN, CRNP, AOCN
  • Update on Targeted Therapies for Breast Cancer
       Rebecca Davidson, MD
  • Ask the Experts Panel Discussion
    Our panel of expert's will answer your questions about breast cancer and it's treatment
Panel Moderator: Angela DeMichele, MD
Julia Tchou, MD - Surgery
Rebecca Davidson, MD - Medical Oncology
Andrea Cheville, MD - Cancer Rehabilitation
Eleanor Harris, MD - Radiation Therapy
Emily Conant, MD - Breast Imaging
Carrie Stricker- Symptom Management

Registration Information: Call 1-800-789-PENN or 215-614-1818 to register. Fee can be paid the day of the conference.

Conference Fees: $20 full day; $10 half day. Please make checks payable to: Trustees, University of Pennsylvania.

Continuing Education: No