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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Breast Cancer in Younger Women
  • Unique Issues for Younger Women
  • Precision Medicine & Sequencing Treatment
  • Genetic Testing, including BRCA Mutations
  • What Informs Treatment Options
  • Updates on Clinical Trials
  • Tools that Help Indicate When Chemotherapy is Indicated
  • Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
  • Managing Side Effects, Discomfort & Pain
  • Quality-of-Life, including Sexual Health & Fertility Issues
  • Practical & Emotional Coping Tips
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

N. Lynn Henry, MD, PhD, FACP

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Leader, Women’s Cancers Center, Huntsman Cancer Institute

Rachel Yung, MD

Assistant Professor, Medical Oncology Division, University of Washington School of Medicine, Assistant Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Kathryn J. Ruddy, MD, MPH

Consultant, Associate Professor of Oncology, Director of Cancer Survivorship, Department of Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Sharon L. Bober, PhD

Senior Psychologist, Founder and Director, Sexual Health Program, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Stacy Lewis

Chief Program Officer, Young Survival Coalition

Maryrose Mongelli, MSW

Women’s Cancers Program Coordinator, CancerCare

Brochure

You can download the brochure for this workshop(pdf)(114 KB)

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on January 09, 2019.

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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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