Sponsored by the Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers, EMBRACE (Ending Metastatic Breast Cancer for Everyone), and the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network, this event is free of charge and open to patients with metastatic or advanced breast cancer, and their loved ones.
Please RSVP by October 7, 2015. Click here to register.
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Networking Reception for Conference AttendeesThe Inn at Longwood Medical, Longwood Hall342 Longwood AvenueBoston, MA 02215
8:15 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Metastatic Breast Cancer ForumDana-Farber's Yawkey Center for Cancer CareLavine Family Dining Pavilion (third floor)450 Brookline AvenueBoston, MA 02215
Registration and light breakfast from 8:15 to 9:00 a.m.Box lunch and informal discussion with facultyPost conference reception
Complimentary parking for the forum provided in Dana-Farber's parking garage (under Dana-Farber's Yawkey Center for Cancer Care). Enter the garage from Jimmy Fund Way.
Directions and parking information
Webcast, Part 1What's new in metastatic breast cancer and clinical trialsQuestion and answer session with experts
Slideshare presentation on Advances and Relevant Clinical Trials in HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer
Slideshare presentation on The Latest Research and Clinical Trials for ER+ and Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Webcast, Part 2Pain and symptom management with integrative therapies
Webcast, Part 3Genomic medicine
Slideshare presentation on Breast Cancer Genomics and Precision Cancer Medicine
Webcast, Part 4Resources for metastatic breast cancer patients
Ending Metastatic Breast Cancer for Everyone (EMBRACE) is the name of a research study at Dana-Farber. This study began in 2009, with the aim of learning more about the biology of advanced breast cancer as well as the treatment experiences of patients living with it.
Each patient's progress is tracked by a study coordinator through medical records, and the information collected is used to help doctors understand more about the long-term journey of the metastatic breast cancer patients in this group. Investigators hope the study will bring them closer to finding a cure for metastatic breast cancer.
The study is not sponsored by drug companies, and patients are not required to be on any drug trials.
For more information on EMBRACE, please email email@example.com.
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