Workshop Date and Time

Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 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 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

Continuing Education Credits

Live Only

Social Workers: This program has been submitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Cancer Care, Inc. 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 #SW-0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Registered Dietitians: This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

To request continuing education paperwork, please email your name, profession, and address to connect@cancercare.org after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.

Brochure

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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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