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Midwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference
Register Today for the first annual Midwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference, Saturday, November 4, 2017.
-This conference is designed 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.
-Online Registration Now Open! CLICK HERE
Timeline & Topics
Registration / Continental Breakfast / Resource Center – Open
Welcome & Conference Overview Judy Erdahl & Leslie Gotlieb
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” Anne Blaes, M.D
2: “MBC Project/Advocacy” Nikhil Wagle, M.D.
3: “Basic Science & How Do Cells Spread?” Kaylee Schwertfeger, PhD.
4: “New Approaches to Surveillance & Treatment” Minetta Liu, M.D.
5: “New Research, Immunotherapy & Vaccines” David Potter, M.D., PhD.
Lunch & Entertainment
"Where is the hope? Living daily with metastatic breast cancer" Kelly Grosklags, LICSW, BCD
Small Break – Meditation Exercise Nancy Lingren
1:45pm-2:45pm Expert Panel
“Moving Forward”- Moderated by Doug Yee
-MBC Project: Advocacy & Privacy Nikhil Wagle, M.D.
-Teaming Up With Your Oncologist Judy Erdahl & Heather Beckwith
-Complimentary Therapies & Nutrition Carolyn Torkelson, M.D.
-Law & Bio-Ethics Lindy Yokanovich, J.D.
-Exercise & Cancer Cathy Skinner, MA
Conference Wrap –Up & Thank You’s Judy Erdahl & Leslie Gotlieb
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 the University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center.