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Young and Strong Forum Highlights

  • 2017 Highlights

    Younger women with breast cancer and survivors gathered on October 13, 2017 for a full day of education, support, and companionship. Below are some highlights from the annual forum, led by Ann Partridge, MD, MPH, and sponsored by Dana-Farber's Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers.


  • Breast Cancer: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

  • Eric P. Winer, MD, looks back and ahead at the ways breast cancer is treated. He explains that not long ago, breast cancer was considered one disease and is now treated by sub-type.



  • Patient and Survivor Panel
    Four breast cancer patients and survivors share their experiences coping with cancer while living a full life as a young adult.


  • Life After Breast Cancer: Taking Control

  • Hester Hill Schnipper, LICSW, OSW-C, addresses the physical, emotional and financial challenges women face as breast cancer survivors.


  • Meet the Experts


  • Healthy Living after Breast Cancer

  • Jennifer Ligibel, MD, spoke about the ways breast cancer patients and survivors can separate fact from fiction in pursuing a healthy lifestyle.

  • View a slideshare presentation.