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 PanelFour 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.
Appointments and Second Opinions