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Conference Workshops

The 2014 PA Breast Cancer Coalition Conference features a full day of educational resources and workshops for breast cancer survivors, caregivers, medical professionals and advocates.  Here are some of the workships we will be offering this October:

Click here to register now for the 2014 PA Breast Cancer Coalition Conference on Monday, October 13!


If you missed the 2013 PBCC Conference, find audio and video from some of our presenters below.

Dr. Dennis Slamon presents "Herceptin and Beyond" at the 2013 PBCC Conference

PBCC Conference Awards Luncheon Part 1

PBCC Conference Awards Luncheon Part 2


Workshop Presenter(s) Resources Audio
Risks and Rewards: Dense Breast Notification and Screening Strategies Wendie Berg, MD, PhD, FACR, Magee-Women's Hospital & Rachel Jankowitz, MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine PDF Listen
Fact or Fiction: Common Myths and Truths about Breast Health Rena Kass, MD, Penn State Hershey Breast Center & Susann Schetter, DO, Penn State College of Medicine PDF Listen
Metastatic Breast Cancer: New Options for Treatment Kathryn Peroutka, MD, Andrews & Patel Associates PDF  
Research Directions: Personalized Cancer Medicine Samuel Jacobs, MD, NSABP PDF Listen
Communicating with Your Healthcare Team Pablo Lavagnini, MD, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Aminah Keats, ND, FABNO, Cancer Treatment Centers of America & Wendell Scanterbury, M.Div., CMC, Cancer Treatment Centers of America PDF  
Affordable Care Act and You: Your Marketplace Choices for Health Insurance Joanne Grossi, MiPP, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services PDF Listen
Stronger Than Before: Focus on Exercise after Breast Cancer Treatment Sharon Cowden, MD, CCP Pittsburgh Pediatrics, Janette Poppenberg, ACSM/ACS, Personal Trainer & Amanda Kulifay, DPT, CLT-LANA, UPMC Centers for Rehab Services PDF  
Essentials of a Breast Cancer Survivorship Program: Opportunities and Challenges Victor Vogel, MD, MHS, FACP, Geisinger Health System & Christina Bradford, MSN, CRNP, ANP-BC, Geisinger Health System   Listen
All in the Family: Inherited Genetics of Breast and Ovarian Cancer Susan Domchek, MD, University of Pennsylvania Abramson Cancer Center and Basser Research Center for BRCA   Listen
Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Past, Present and Future Massimo Cristofanilli, MD, FACP, Jefferson Kimmel Cancer Center   Listen
What to Know about Breast Cancer Surgery Brynn Sigal Wolff, MD, PinnacleHealth Breast Care Center   Listen