Meet Top Breast Care Experts, Get the Care You Need for Breast Cancer and Dense Breast Issues
— Beth Boyd, RN, Chairman of the ASBrS Foundation
BOSTON, MA, UNITED STATES, October 1, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Do you or a loved one have breast cancer? Are you aware of the importance of screening for breast cancer and how dense breasts may present challenges for you? You may be at high risk of breast cancer or reoccurrence and not know it.
Patients and caregivers in the Boston area: you are invited to join NBC10 Boston’s Kristy Lee, breast care experts, and experienced cancer survivors for an unparalleled free support event on November 4, 2018. Join us for Navigating Dense Breasts and the Breast Cancer Journey: A Free Patient and Caregiver Support Event to find the care you need and get your questions answered.
“We are excited to have Kristy Lee moderate this important program that will help and inform Boston area breast cancer patients, caregivers and loved ones,” said American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation Chairman Beth Boyd, RN. “Thank you to Kristy and NBC10 for their support.”
Register for the free event now. Tickets are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis.
Holiday Inn Boston-Brookline (1200 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446), Whitney Ballroom
Welcome Reception and Coffee
Introduction: Why You Need to be Screened for Breast Cancer and Recurrence
Lori Fontaine, Vice President, Clinical Affairs, Hologic, Inc.
Latest Tomography Options for Patients
Jordana Phillips, MD, Radiologist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Dense Breast Challenges
Suzanne Brooks Coopey, MD, Breast Surgery Program Director, Massachusetts General North Shore
Making Sense of Your Results, and What to Ask Your Doctor
Randy C. Miles MD, MPH, Breast Imaging Radiologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Patient and Caregiver Networking and Lunch (provided)
Post-diagnosis Care and Survivorship
T. Salewa Oseni, MD, FACS, Breast Surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Inspiring Patient Survival Stories
Alicia Staley, 3-time Cancer Survivor
About the Event Organizer, The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) Foundation
The ASBrS Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization founded in 2005 to improve the standard of care for breast disease. The Foundation supports the mission of The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS), the primary leadership organization for general surgeons who treat patients with breast disease. ASBrS is committed to continually improving the practice of breast surgery by serving as an advocate for surgeons who seek excellence in the care of breast patients. This mission is accomplished by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and by promoting education, research, and the development of advanced surgical techniques. Learn more about the Foundation’s programs at http://www.breastsurgeonsfoundation.org/our-programs.
This event has been made possible thanks to a generous grant from the Hologic Charitable Fund.
American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation
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