Workshop Date and Time

Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 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 Triple Negative Breast Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19
  • The Differences in Triple Negative Breast Cancer for Black/African American Women
  • Triple Negative Breast Cancer & African American Women
  • The Role of Surgery
  • Precision Medicine & Treatment Sequencing
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • Clinical Trial Updates
  • How Clinical Trial Participation Contributes to Treatment Options
  • Tips to Manage Treatment Side Effects, Neuropathy, Discomfort & Pain
  • Follow-Up Care Plan
  • The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Edith P. Mitchell, MD, MACP, FCPP, FRCP

Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities, Associate Director, Diversity Affairs, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, 116th President National Medical Association

Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH, FACS, FASCO, FSSO

Chief, Division of Breast Surgery, Director, Interdisciplinary Breast Program, Medical Director and Founder, International Center for the Study of Breast Cancer Subtypes, Weill Cornell Medicine/NewYork Presbyterian Hospital Network, 2nd Vice President, American College of Surgeons

Raquel Nunes, MD

Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Sibley Memorial Hospital

Hayley Dinerman, JD

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation®

Karen E. Jackson

Founder & CEO, Sisters Network® Inc. – A National African American Breast Cancer Survivorship Organization

Samantha Fortune, MSW

Oncology Social Worker, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

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.

CancerCare, 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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