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Midwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference
Save the date for the 2nd Annual Midwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference, Saturday, November 3, 2018!
The conference was 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 was held at the Sheraton Hotel in Bloomington, MN.
Thank You 2017 Conference Sponsors!
2017 Conference Sessions & Resources:
2017 Conference Brochure: CLICK HERE
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.
Registration / Continental Breakfast / Resource Center – Open
Welcome & Conference Overview: Judy Erdahl, Leslie Gotlieb & Sharon Sood
Emcee: Jeffrey Cloninger, Director of Product, OptumCare
“Historical Overview & Evolution of MBC” Douglas Yee, M.D.
Break & Travel Time to Breakout Rooms
1: “Subtypes & What it Means” Heather Beckwith, M.D.
2: “MBC Project/Advocacy” Nikhil Wagle, M.D.
3: “Basic Science & How Do Cells Spread?” Kaylee Schwertfeger, Ph.D.
4: “New Approaches to Surveillance & Treatment” Minetta Liu, M.D.
5: “New Research, Immunotherapy & Vaccines” David Potter, M.D., Ph.D.
Lunch & Entertainment
"Healing vs. Curing: Honoring What Matters Most In Our Lives" Kelly Grosklags, LICSW, BCD
Small Break – Meditation Exercise Nancy Lindgren, Mind-Body Medicine Practitioner
1:45pm-2:45pm Expert Panel
“Moving Forward”- Moderated by Douglas Yee, M.D.
-MBC Project: Advocacy & Privacy Nikhil Wagle, M.D.
-Teaming Up With Your Oncologist Judy Erdahl
-Complementary Therapies & Nutrition Carolyn Torkelson, M.D.
-A Lawyer on Your Cancer Care Team Lindy Yokanovich, J.D.
-Exercise & Cancer Renata Beaman, PT, MS, MA, OCS, CLT
Conference Wrap –Up & Thank You’s Judy Erdahl, Leslie Gotlieb & Sharon Sood
Reception & Resource Center Open
-Fee waivers available - Inquire at #952-746-1760
-Interested in becoming a conference sponsor? Click Here
The conference is presented by Susan G. Komen Minnesota & Living Beyond Breast Cancer and the title sponsor is Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota.