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Dana-Farber Inflammatory Breast Cancer Program 10-Year Celebration and Educational Virtual Forum Highlights

  • Members of the inflammatory breast cancer community — including physician-scientists, patients, and their loved ones — gathered virtually in April 2021 for an online event focused on education, support, and celebration. Below are some highlights from the annual forum.


  • Dana-Farber IBC Program 10-Year Celebration and Virtual Forum | Introduction
    Eric P. Winer, MD, and Beth Overmoyer, MD, FACP, welcome attendees to the Dana-Farber Inflammatory Breast Cancer Program 10-Year Celebration and Educational Virtual Forum.


  • Dana-Farber Inflammatory Breast Cancer Program | Celebrating 10 Years of Progress and Innovation
    Beth Overmoyer, MD, and Filipa Lynce, MD, along with their colleagues and patients, celebrate the advances in research, treatment, and support in the decade since the IBC Program was founded.


  • Dana-Farber IBC Program 10-Year Celebration and Virtual Forum | New Diagnostic Criteria for IBC
    Filipa Lynce, MD, outlines updated criteria for diagnosing inflammatory breast cancer.


  • Dana-Farber IBC Program 10-Year Celebration and Virtual Forum | IBC Research Update
    Guest speaker Wendy Woodward MD, PhD, of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center provides an overview of progress and gaps in inflammatory breast cancer research and treatment.


  • Dana-Farber IBC Program 10-Year Celebration and Virtual Forum | Biography of IBC: From Rare to Care
    Guest speaker Gayathri R. Devi, PhD, of Duke University School of Medicine discusses ongoing efforts to better understand inflammatory breast cancer.


  • Dana-Farber IBC Program 10-Year Celebration and Virtual Forum | Optical Genome Mapping
    Guest speaker Justin Balko, PharmD, PhD, of Vanderbilt University Medical Center discusses optical genome mapping of large structural variations in non-inflammatory and inflammatory breast cancer.


  • Dana-Farber IBC Program 10-Year Celebration and Virtual Forum | Cancer Treatments and the Brain
    Guest speaker Stephanie Tung, MD, of Harvard Medical School discusses the effects of chemotherapy and other cancer therapies on the brain in the Patient-Centered Care portion of the event.


  • Dana-Farber IBC Program 10-Year Celebration and Virtual Forum | Reconstructive Surgery and Lymphedema
    Guest speakers Justin Broyles, MD, and Shailesh Agarwal, MD, of Brigham and Women's Hospital discuss the role of reconstructive surgery in breast cancer lymphedema in the Patient-Centered Care portion of the event.


  • Dana-Farber IBC Program 10-Year Celebration and Virtual Forum | Lessons Learned Post-Mastectomy
    Patient advocate Trish Vickery shares her journey with inflammatory breast cancer, and the lessons she has learned about navigating her "new normal" in the Patient-Centered Care portion of the event.


  • Dana-Farber IBC Program 10-Year Celebration and Virtual Forum | Patient-Centered Care Q&A Session
    Speakers in the Patient-Centered Care portion of the Dana-Farber Inflammatory Breast Cancer Program 10-Year Celebration and Educational Virtual Forum answer questions from event attendees.