Workshop Date and Time

Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time Register Now

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of HER2 Positive Breast Cancer
  • How Diagnostic Testing Informs Treatment Choices
  • Current Standard of Care
  • Targeted Treatment to Reduce Risk of Recurrence
  • Clinical Trials
  • Managing Treatment Side Effects
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Linda Vahdat, MD, MBA

Chief, Cancer Services Memorial Sloan Kettering Norwalk Hospital Partnership, Chief, Hematology Oncology Norwalk Hospital, Member, Breast Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Generosa Grana, MD

Medical Director, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, Division Head, Hematology & Medical Oncology, The Cooper Health System, Professor of Medicine, Cooper Medical School at Rowan University

Sara M. Tolaney, MD, MPH

Associate Director, Clinical Research, Breast Oncology, Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers, Senior Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Jennifer M. Matro, MD

Physician, Rena Rowan Breast Center, Abramson Cancer Center, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Victoria Puzo, MSW

Online Support Group Program Coordinator, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

This program has been submitted for 1.0 Contact Hour to social workers by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607. This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

For New York State Licensed Social Workers: Cancer Care Inc. SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour for the live program only.

To receive the continuing education paperwork, please email with your name, title and address. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be submitted within two weeks of the live program.


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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.

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