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Topics Covered

  • Overview of ER Positive, PR Positive Breast Cancer, and Triple Negative Breast Cancer
  • Understanding the Role of Diagnostic Testing, New Technologies and Personalized Medicine
  • Standard of Care and Personalizing Treatment
  • Hormone Therapy Updates
  • Targeted Therapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • Practical Tips to Cope with Treatment Side Effects
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Charles L. Loprinzi, MD
Regis Professor of Breast Cancer Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Harold J. Burstein, MD, PhD
Breast Oncology Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH, FACS
Professor of Surgery and Director, University of Michigan Breast Care Center
Larissa Korde, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Division of Medical Oncology, University of Washington, Director, Prevention Center Shared Resource, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Assistant Member, Public Health Sciences & Clinical Research Divisions, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Allison Nilsen, MSW
Coordinator, Women’s Cancers Program, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on July 31, 2013.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.