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Navigating Dense Breasts and the Breast Cancer Journey:
A FREE Patient and Caregiver Support Event
November 4, 2018
Boston, MA

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.


10:30 am

Welcome Reception and Coffee


11:00 am

Introduction: Why You Need to be Screened for Breast Cancer and Recurrence

Lori Fontaine, Vice President, Clinical Affairs, Hologic, Inc.


11:10 am

Latest Tomography Options for Patients

Jordana Phillips, MD, Radiologist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


11:30 am

Dense Breast Challenges

Suzanne Brooks Coopey, MD, Breast Surgery Program Director, Mass General North Shore


11:50 am

Making Sense of Your Results, and What to Ask Your Doctor

Randy C. Miles MD, MPH, Breast Imaging Radiologist, Massachusetts General Hospital


12:15 pm

Patient and Caregiver Networking and Lunch (provided)


1:00 pm

Post-diagnosis Care and Survivorship

T. Salewa Oseni, MD, FACS, Breast Surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center


1:20 pm

Inspiring Patient Survival Stories


Holiday Inn Boston-Brookline (1200 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446), Whitney Ballroom 

Event Organizer:

The American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation

Event Supporter:

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.

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