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2018 Midwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference
2nd Annual Midwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference, Saturday, November 3, 2018
This conference is designed and intended for people with metastatic breast cancer and those who have had breast cancer, nurses, healthcare professionals and others who participate in the care of patients with metastatic breast cancer. The conference will be held at the Sheraton Hotel in Bloomington, MN.
-Fee waivers available - Inquire at #952-746-1760
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2018 Online Registration: Now Closed
2018 Conference Schedule: CLICK HERE
2018 Conference Brochure: CLICK HERE
2018 Speaker/Panelist Presentations:
Friday, November 2, 2018
Open House, Casual Conversation and Networking with other Attendees, Appetizers Provided, Sheraton Hotel, Bloomington, MN
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Registration / Continental Breakfast / Resource Center – Open
Welcome & Conference Overview - Judy Erdhal, Char Plitman, Cathy Ormerod, Amy Litman & Char Marlee Gotlieb
Emcee - Jeffrey Cloninger
Keynote Speaker: “Future of MBC Treatment” - Dr. Ruth O'Regan, M.D.
Break & Travel Time to Breakout Rooms
1: “Young Women Living with MBC” - Anne Blaes, M.D.
2: “Advocating for Yourself & Others” - Cathy Ormerod, LBBC & Judy Erdahl, Patient Advocate
3: “Supporting a Loved One” - Kim & Dustin Cesarek
4: “Open Trials and Recent Findings” - Douglas Yee, M.D.
5: “Integrative Healthcare for the Cancer Patient” - Mary Johnson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, CHTP
6: "Talking About End of Life" - Vic Sandler, M.D.
Lunch & Entertainment: "Social Media Advocacy - How to Use the Information" - Emil Lou, M.D. & Deanna Teoh, M.D.
"Where is the Hope? Living Daily with Metastatic Breast Cancer" - Judy Erdahl, Conference Chair/Patient Advocate
Small Break – Yoga & Meditation Exercise (optional) Liz Anema, B.S. RYT 500
2:00pm-2:55pm Expert Panel
“Moving Forward”- Moderated by Douglas Yee, M.D.
1: "Nutrition" - Alice Shapiro, PhD
2: "MBC Project" - Brett Tomson, PhD
3: "Exercise & Cancer" - Renata Beaman, PT, MS, MA, OCS, CLT
4: "A Lawyer on Your Cancer Team" - Lindy Yokanovich, J.D.
5: "Teaming Up With Your Oncologist" - Judy Erdahl , Living with MBC/Patient Advocate
Conference Wrap –Up & Thank You’s - Judy Erdahl & Jeffrey Cloninger
Reception & Resource Center Open
The conference is presented by Susan G. Komen Minnesota & Living Beyond Breast Cancer and the title sponsor is Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota.