Navigating Dense Breasts and the Breast Cancer Journey:
A FREE Patient and Caregiver Support Event
November 4, 2018
About the Program:
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 reoccurence and not know it. Join us for a free support program, Navigating Dense Breasts and the Breast Cancer Journey: A Free Patient and Caregiver Support Event, to see top Boston area breast care experts and get your questions answered. All are welcome. Caregivers and adult loved ones are also encouraged to attend to help in the breast cancer journey.
NEW! Come meet NBC10 Boston’s Kristy Lee, who will be moderating the program. Stay for a gourmet lunch. Get giveaways donated by the Boston Celtics, Marathon Sports, Safeway, and Coolidge Yoga.
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, Mass 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
Holiday Inn Boston-Brookline (1200 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446), Whitney Ballroom
The American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation
This event has been made possible thanks to a generous grant from the Hologic Charitable Fund.
Support an Upcoming Event:
We are also in the planning stages for similar events in Dallas, TX; Atlanta, GA; and New Jersey in 2019! If your institution or organization would like to partner with us on an upcoming program or sponsor, please contact us.