Your New 'Normal': Taking Charge of the Lingering Side Effects of Treatment

Last Modified: October 15, 2003

Conference Dates: Saturday, November 15, 2003
Conference Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center

Sponsoring Group: Living Beyond Breast Cancer

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Topics Covered: Learn how the brain functions, how breast cancer treatment can impact its work and what practical steps you can take to overcome memory loss, concentration problems and other long-term, side effects of treatment.

Conference Objectives: To empower all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life.

Who Should Attend: Anyone concerned, affected, or interested in issues related to breast cancer

Conference Agenda: Living Beyond Breast Cancer 25th Semi-Annual Conference Your New Normal: Taking Charge of the Lingering Side Effects of Treatment Saturday, November 15, 2003 9:00 a.m.3:30 p.m. Pennsylvania Convention Center Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast 9:00 a.m.9:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks  Jean Sachs, Executive Director 9:15 a.m.1:00 p.m. Plenary sessions, each followed by a question and answer period Program Moderator: Marisa C. Weiss, MD 9:15 a.m.9:45 a.m. Understanding the Impact of Breast Cancer on Cognition Martha Bridge Denckla, MD 9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m. Questions and Answer session Martha Bridge Denckla, MD 10:15 a.m.10:45 a.m. BREAK 10:45 a.m.11:15 a.m. Dealing With Persistent Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment Lillian M. Nail, PhD, RN, FAAN 11:15 a.m.11:45 a.m. Question and Answer session Lillian M. Nail, PhD, RN, FAAN 11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m. Cancer Survivorship: Reclaiming Your Future Julia H. Rowland, PhD 12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m. Panel Question and Answer session 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m. Networking Lunch 2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m. Workshop Sessions A. Medical Update: The Latest in Breast Cancer Treatment David Mintzer, MD B. Moving on: Activities and Methods to Enhance Your Quality of Life Julia H. Rowland, PhD C. Im Coping Just as Fast as I Can! / Lillian M. Nail, PhD, RN, FAAN D. Sex After Breast Cancer / Marisa C. Weiss, MD E. A Childs Development During Moms Breast Cancer Treatment Martha Bridge Denckla, MD

Registration Information: Register by calling Living Beyond Breast Cancer at 610-645-4567

Conference Fees: $30 per person / $50 for 2 attendees / Conference fee waivers are also available

Continuing Education: Yes

Miscellany: CEU credits are available to social workers. The West Chester University Undergraduate Department of Social Work is a pre-approved provider of continuing education credits in social work for PA by the State Board of Social Work Examiners.