Palliative Care Webinar:
opens in a new window“Palliative Care and Breast Cancer” was presented by David Wenner, DO, FAAFP and Maria Olender, DO of Hospice of Central PA. Palliative care can relieve the physical, psychological, and social distress of breast cancer and its treatment. With a focus on comfort and support, palliative care can help patients and caregivers alike find effective coping mechanisms. opens in a new windowClick here to watch the recording.
Clinical Trials Webinar:
opens in a new window“Clinical Trials: Breast Cancer Research to Improve Treatment” was presented by Priya Rastogi, MD of the NSABP (National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project) Foundation and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. In this webinar, Dr. Rastogi gives detailed information on the latest breast cancer clinical trials offered to patients. opens in a new windowClick here to search for clinical trials online. opens in a new windowWatch the Clinical Trials Webinar.
Palliative Care Webinar:
opens in a new window“Palliative Care and Quality of Life: Yes, They are Related” was presented by Michelle Farnan, MSN, RN, CHPN, OCN of Penn State Hershey Medical Center. In this webinar, you will be given an overview of palliative care as it relates to breast cancer survivorship . opens in a new windowClick here to watch the recording.
opens in a new window“Understanding and Treating Lymphedema after Breast Cancer” was presented by Dr. Linda T. Miller, PT, DPT, CLT of the Breast Cancer Rehabilitation and Lymphedema Center. Lymphedema is a big concern for breast cancer survivors. In this webinar, you will be given an overview of the condition, its risk factors and treatment options. opens in a new windowClick here to watch the recording.
Grassroots Partner Webinar:
The PA Breast Cancer Coalition’s webinar, “Make a Difference: Become a Grassroots Partner or Volunteer” is now available online! Thank you to Community Outreach Director Kristen Snoke who presented information on how you can become involved in your community. Watch the recording for tips, techniques and ideas on how you can make a difference. opens in a new windowClick here to watch the video recording.
Breast Density Webinar:
The PA Breast Cancer Coalition’s webinar, “Breast Density: What is It and Why Does it Matter?” is available online. Thank you to Dr. Susann Schetter, Division Chief of Breast Imaging at Penn State Hershey Breast Center, who presented information on breast density notification, levels, risks and screening options March 11 and March 18. opens in a new windowClick here to watch the video recording.
Other Previous Webinars:
Joanne Grossi, Regional Director, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services presented “The Affordable Care Act and You: Your Marketplace Insurance Choices” on Wednesday, December 2. This webinar covers the marketplace choices available to you in detail. You will learn the key components and features of the Affordable Care Act and open enrollment.
Dr. Edith Mitchell, Clinical Professor of Medical Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center presented “Treatment Options for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer“on Wednesday, November 5. This session features the latest in triple-negative breast cancer risks, treatment options and targeted therapies.
Dr. Joseph Serletti, Chief of Plastic Surgery at Penn Medicine offered his expertise in June’s webinar “Reconstruction Options for Breast Cancer Survivors.” Dr. Serletti is an expert in the field of reconstructive surgery. Throughout the webinar, he details the latest in surgery options as well as answers questions from survivors.