Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC)’s Annual Conference

The 2019 Living Beyond Breast Cancer Conference brings together leading medical and wellness professionals, people affected by breast cancer and caregivers to learn, connect and share. Whether you are recently diagnosed with breast cancer, are in treatment or years beyond it you may have questions, concerns or are just looking to connect to other people who have been impacted by breast cancer. This is the place for you!

Highlights of the conference weekend include:

  • Presentations on the latest research and treatment options
  • Time to socialize, connect and share
  • Tailored information for your sub-type and stage
  • Exhibitors with products and services just for you
  • and much more!

LBBC’s 2019 Conference on Metastatic Breast Cancer

Our Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference provides you with the information, support and practical resources you need to make decisions for your physical and emotional health. Gather with hundreds of other women and men to learn more about living well – physically, emotionally and spiritually – with metastatic breast cancer. At the conference you will find sessions on the latest medical updates, communicating with loved ones, caregiving, scientific research and clinical trials, food as medicine, living with uncertainty and more!

2019 MBC Symposium: Empowering You With Information & Support

Join us for presentations and panel discussions on topics ranging from the latest medical updates to emotional support and living well with a metastatic diagnosis, all while connecting with others with similar needs and interests.

Medical Updates from the 2018 SABCS

Watch a recording of the webinar HERE

Join us to hear about the latest medical updates from the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.Our expert, William J. Gradishar, MD, FASCO, FACP, will discuss trials like KATHERINE, SOLAR-1 and Impassion-130 that could lead to new treatments. You’ll also learn about studies that could help doctors recommend the right treatments at the right times in early and metastatic breast cancer, whether it’s surgery, radiation therapy or hormonal therapy.

Learn what these options could mean today and tomorrow, and what information you need to talk about your treatment choices with your healthcare providers.

Our webinar begins with a 45-minute conversation with our expert about the latest medical updates from the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. During the last 15 minutes, ask questions or make comments during the interactive Q&A.

Interested in hearing more? Read and watch highlights from our coverage at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

Updates in Treatments for TNBC

Click HERE for a recording of the webinar

Join us to learn about the latest treatment updates for triple-negative breast cancer, for both early-stage and metastatic disease. We will cover the PARP inhibitors recently approved by the FDA, as well as other therapies in the pipeline. During this free webinar, you will learn what those treatments could mean for you, what information you need to make treatment decisions and how to discuss your options with your healthcare provider.

This webinar will begin with a 30- minute discussion with Rita Nanda, MD, about triple-negative breast cancer treatments for today and tomorrow. The remaining 30 minutes will be an interactive Q&A for participant comments and questions.

LBBC Leadership Volunteer Webinar: Self-Care & Preventing Burn Out

Check out the recording and slides from the presentation HERE

Are there times when you feel overwhelmed when doing breast cancer advocacy and outreach volunteer work?

Learn about self-care strategies and how you can prevent burnout as an LBBC Leadership Volunteer. Discuss how grieving the deaths of members of our breast cancer community may impact you and your work as an LBBC Leadership Volunteer. Our guest speaker will be Pamela Ginsberg, PhD, a licensed psychologist, who has 25 years of experience working with the cancer community.

LBBC’s Annual Conference

Whether you are recently diagnosed with breast cancer, are in treatment or years beyond it, you have questions. The 2018 Living Beyond Breast Cancer Conference (LBBC) addresses them. Leading medical professionals, people affected by breast cancer, and caregivers share their experiences, knowledge and concerns with one another. We’ll learn about the treatments and lifestyle options that can help us live our best lives – and have some fun along the way.

LBBC’s Reach & Raise Event: Denver

LBBC’s Reach & Raise is not your typical charity walk or run – we’ve put a twist on it. By having everybody participate together in an all-levels, large-group yoga activity, we’ve created a community-building celebration that combines yoga, music, our Healthy Living Expo and personal stories that inspire us all while supporting people in your community who are affected by breast cancer.

Rest assured LBBC’s Reach & Raise is designed so that anyone can participate, regardless of age, physical fitness or previous experience with yoga.

Running on Empty: Fed Up With Fatigue

Cancer-related fatigue can take a toll on every aspect of your life – your mind, body and lifestyle. Seeing friends and family do the things you enjoy in life or in social media posts can make living with fatigue even more distressing because you may feel left out or isolated. Unlike day-to-day exhaustion, cancer-related fatigue impacts more than just your ability to get out of bed in the morning.

During this program our expert, Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, ONN-CG, a nationally- recognized oncology nurse, will discuss practical and medical methods to ease cancer-related fatigue. Ms. Shockney will also offer tools to cope with the social and emotional impacts of living with less energy than before.

A panel of young women with breast cancer will also share their stories and discuss the realities of fatigue for young women living with breast cancer in the age of social media.

A Q&A session will follow the presentation.

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