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2019 Metastatic Breast Cancer Symposium: Empowering You with Information & Support
February 23, 2019 09:30am to 03:00pm EST
National Press Club
529 14th St NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC 20045
As someone living with metastatic breast cancer, you have unique needs related to your care, comfort and community. Join Living Beyond Breast Cancer and Susan G. Komen ® for a free, one-day event dedicated to information and support just for you.
The day will include professional presentations and panel discussions – on topics ranging from the latest medical updates and emerging treatment options – to emotional support and living well with a metastatic diagnosis. There will be time to meet other attendees and grow your support community, along with yoga stretching and a group meditation to reflect on the day.
You can participate in this free event in person or by livestream. Sessions will also be available in Spanish. For those attending in person, light refreshments and lunch will be provided. You are welcomed and encouraged to bring a guest or tune in with friends and family.
Information and directions to the National Press Club can be found on their website. Please note that the National Press Club has a partnership with SpotHero, to allow visitors to purchase guaranteed reserved parking passes around the National Press Club with rates up to 50% off.
For questions about this event or to register by phone call (855) 807-6386.
Jennifer Bires, LICSW, OSW-C
Panelist: Living With Metastatic Breast Cancer Panel Discussion (English Session)
Jennifer Bires, LICSW, OSW-C, is executive director at the Smith Center for Healing and the Arts in Washington, D.C. Read more.
Claudia Campos Galván
Facilitator: Living With Metastatic Breast Cancer Group Discussion (Spanish Session)
Claudia Campos Galván is the chief programs officer and mental health director at Nueva Vida in Washington, D.C. Read more.
Claudine Isaacs, MD
Presenting: Treating Metastatic Breast Cancer (English Session)
Claudine Isaacs, MD, is professor of medicine and oncology and co-director of the breast cancer program at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. She is also medical director of the Jess and Mildred Fisher Center for Hereditary Cancer and Clinical Genomics Research. Read more.
Filipa Lynce, MD
Presenting: Treating Metastatic Breast Cancer (Spanish Session)
Filipa Lynce, MD is a medical oncologist and associate professor of medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University. She specializes in breast cancer and clinical trials development. Read more.
This program is presented in partnership by: