2020 Conference Workshop Topics

Learn from the experts and earn up to 10 Continuing Education units!


Workshop topics to include:

OPENING SESSION – The Emerging Role and Value of Abbreviated MRI: Screening Options for Women with Dense Breasts
presented by: Mitchell Schnall, MD, PhD, Chairman, Department of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Cancer Care in the time of COVID-19
presented by: Lawrence Shulman, MD, Deputy Director for Clinical Services, Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania

Exercise and Breast Cancer: What, Why and How
presented by: Kathryn Schmitz, PhD, MPH, Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences Division of Health Services & Behavioral Research and Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Penn State Health

Breast Cancer Screenings: 3D Mammography, MRI, Ultrasound? Which is best for you?
presented by: Wendie Berg, MD, PhD, FACR, Professor of Radiology, Magee-Womens Hospital University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Nutrition and Breast Cancer: Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Diet
presented by: Beth Stark, RDN, LDN & Emily Bumgarner, RDN, LDN, Registered Dietitian Nutritionists, Weis Markets

How to Get Health Insurance in 2021 
presented by: Joanne Grossi, MiPP, Pennsylvania State President, AARP & Executive Vice President, PA Breast Cancer Coalition

Rebuilding the Foundation: Pilates for Breast Cancer Patients 
presented by: Allison Zang, Owner & Instructor, Absolute Pilates

Life, Redefined: Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer 
presented by: Kristen Whitaker, MD, MS, Clinical Genetics Faculty, Fox Chase Cancer Center

Prosthesis Options: Getting Your Symmetry Back after Breast Surgery 
presented by: Terry Scott, Owner, Perfect Match Boutique

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer and Racial Disparities 
presented by: Edith P. Mitchell, MD, MACP, FCPP, Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities, Associate Director, Diversity Affairs Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, 116th President National Medical Association

The Value of Humor when Confronted with Breast Cancer
presented by: Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, Patient Advocate & Speaker

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Meeting Patients Needs
presented by: Michele Manahan, MD, Department Director of Patient Safety, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Physical Therapy After Breast Cancer: Common Problems and Simple Solutions
presented by: Linda Miller, PT, DPT, CLT, NovaCare Rehabilitation


Our Sponsors


Glatfelter Family Foundation





Opening Session

Penn Medicine

Pink Ribbon Award


Shining Light

Penn State Cancer Instititue

Snack Sponsor

Martin's Chips

Survivor Spotlight


Photo Frame

Grove Financial

Bigger Than Beauty™ Giving Partner

Thrive Causemetics


Leslie Miller and Richard Worley Foundation Mid Penn Bank Volkswagen


AFSCME UPMC Hillman Cancer Center S.R. Wojdak & Associates


Capital Blue Cross PSECU


Pink Ribbon

Aetna Better Health Andrea Mastro Brenda Miller Debbie Freer Fulton Bank Giant Foods Glatfelter Insurance Jeanne Schmedlen Joan Martin Johns Hopkins Medicine Leslie Stiles Pat Halpin-Murphy Peggy Grove Philadelphia Federation of Teachers Senator Mensch and Senator Scarnati WellSpan Health

Educational Grant