Breast Cancer: When Taking Care Means Taking Charge

Last Modified: January 30, 2005

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Conference Dates: March 5, 2005
Conference Location: San Francisco


Sponsoring Group: Northern California Cancer Center

Conference Web Page URL: www.nccc.org

Topics Covered: treatment, research, side effect management, disability and insurance benefits, pain management, reconstructive surgery, intimacy and sexuality, quality of life issues, family concerns

Conference Objectives: New & Practical Information About Living With A Diagnosis Of Breast Cancer treatment, research, side effect management, disability and insurance benefits, reconstructive surgery, intimacy and sexuality, quality of life issues

Who Should Attend: Patients and families; nurses and social workers

Conference Agenda: Morning: Current Events (treatment/research/side effect management); Communication Issues (doctors/patients/families). AFTERNOON (breakouts) Treatment/disease stage; quality of life issues; fertility options; insurance and disability issues; family issues (talking w/ children, single parenting, child custody), pain management.

Registration Information: acteva.com education@nccc.org or 1-888-315-5988

Conference Fees: $25; Scholarships

Continuing Education: Yes



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