Midwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

Event Date: 
November 4, 2017

Location

Sheraton Hotel, Bloomington, MN

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Midwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

Saturday, November 4, 2017. 

-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. 

-Conference Brochure: CLICK HERE to download and print.

Timeline & Topics

8:00am-9:00am

Registration / Continental Breakfast / Resource Center – Open

9:00am-9:15am

Welcome & Conference Overview: Judy Erdahl, Leslie Gotlieb & Sharon Sood

Emcee: Jeffrey Cloninger, Director of Product, OptumCare

9:15am-10:15am

“Historical Overview & Evolution of MBC” Douglas Yee, M.D.

10:15am-10:30am

Break & Travel Time to Breakout Rooms

10:30am-11:30am   Breakouts

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.

11:30am-12:30pm

Lunch & Entertainment 

12:30pm-1:15pm

"Healing vs. Curing: Honoring What Matters Most In Our Lives"  Kelly Grosklags, LICSW, BCD

1:15pm-1:45pm

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

-Complimentary 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

2:45pm-3:00pm

Conference Wrap –Up & Thank You’s  Judy Erdahl, Leslie Gotlieb & Sharon Sood

3:00pm-4:30pm

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 Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota 

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