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May 2019

Cancer & the Workplace: Understanding Your Legal Protections

May 29 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

Watch a recording of the online webcast HERE CancerCare Connect® Education Workshops are a cost-free way to learn about cancer-related issues from the convenience of your home or office. Leading experts in oncology provide the most up-to-date information on the telephone and online. This workshop is for patients and their families, partners, caregivers, and friends who are interested in understanding your legal rights while receiving cancer care. Topics Covered Understanding the Meaning of Work Talking with Your Health Care Team about Work…

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American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

May 31 - June 4
McCormick Place Convention Center, 2301 S King Dr
Chicago, IL 60616 United States

The theme for the annual meeting this year is Caring For Every Patient, Learning From Every Patient which will bring together more than 30,000 oncology professionals from around the world to discuss state-of-the-art treatment modalities, new therapies, and ongoing controversies in the field. The meeting offers informative educational and scientific sessions that highlight the latest in cancer care treatments.

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Komen® Idaho Montana’s Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm MDT
Wingate by Wyndham Missoula Airport, 5252 Airway Blvd
Missoula, MT 59808 United States

This patient-focused conference features Komen Scholar and metastatic breast cancer researcher, Dr. Alana Welm, Ph.D. The conference also includes sessions on clinical trials, coping, and a breakout session for caregivers. You’re also invited to join us for an evening with Living Art of Montana on May 30th at 6:30pm, and a morning reception before the conference begins. Conference, meals, and activities completely FREE, plus travel reimbursement available.

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Chicago Metsquerade

May 31 @ 6:30 pm - 11:59 pm EDT
Artifact Events, 4325 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL 60613 United States

The Chicago Metsquerade is a fundraising event to benefit Metavivor. METAvivor is dedicated to the specific fight of women and men living with stage IV metastatic breast cancer. At the time of METAvivor’s founding, no organization was dedicated to funding research for the disease and no patient groups were speaking out about the dearth of stage 4 cancer research.  While more and more people have taken up the cry for more stage 4 research, METAvivor remains the sole US organization dedicated…

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June 2019

Metastatic Cancer Engagement Conference

June 7 - June 8
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC United States

Despite decades of cancer research, cancer metastasis (the spread of cancer from the primary site throughout the body) still causes approximately 90% of all cancer-related deaths worldwide and in the U.S. specifically (American Cancer Society and World Health Organization). There is no cure for metastatic cancer of any type. Translational metastasis researchers and clinicians of the Metastasis Research Society have partnered with patient advocates of METAvivor Research and Support Inc. and clinicians from the Sentinel Node Oncology Foundation to create…

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Komen® Annual Louisiana Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

June 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm EDT
Pennington Biomedical Research Center Conference Center, 2328 Irene Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70808 United States

This is the first annual Louisiana metastatic breast cancer conference. We are excited to offer this day of learning and fellowship as well as the most current information on treatments, clinical trials, patient support, and national issues related to metastatic/stage IV breast cancer. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, registration is free of charge for patients and caregivers. The conference is only open to MBC patients and one guest. Advance registration is…

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Update on Clinical Trials: How They Work

June 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Watch a recording of the online webcast HERE CancerCare Connect® Education Workshops are a cost-free way to learn about cancer-related issues from the convenience of your home or office. Leading experts in oncology provide the most up-to-date information on the telephone and online. This workshop is for patients and their families, partners, caregivers, and friends who are interested in learning more about clinical trials and how to participate. Topics Covered Overview of Clinical Trials Why They Are Important What Happens in a…

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Understanding the Costs of Care & Health Care Coverage

June 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Watch a recording of the online webcast HERE CancerCare Connect® Education Workshops are a cost-free way to learn about cancer-related issues from the convenience of your home or office. Leading experts in oncology provide the most up-to-date information on the telephone and online. This workshop is for patients and their families, partners, caregivers, and friends who are interested in understanding the costs of cancer care and health care coverage. Topics Covered Overview of the Medical & Indirect Costs of Treatment Talking with Your…

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Part I: Update on Triple Negative Breast Cancer

June 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Watch a recording of the online webcast HERE CancerCare Connect® Education Workshops are a cost-free way to learn about cancer-related issues from the convenience of your home or office. Leading experts in oncology provide the most up-to-date information on the telephone and online. This workshop is for patients and their families, partners, caregivers, and friends who are interested in learning more about living with triple negative breast cancer. Topics Covered Overview of Triple Negative Breast Cancer Current Standard of Care New &…

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