Susan G. Komen MBC Impact Series

2019 Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference:
Education, Empowerment and Support

Sunday, May 5, 2019 at The Event Center @iPA

Overview

The 2019 Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference: Education, Empowerment and Support will bring together women and men living with metastatic breast cancer, family members, caregivers, and medical professionals to share relevant information, practical resources, and support. Join us at The Event Center @iPA on May 5th for breakfast, lunch, informative presentations from leading experts, fun activities, giveaways and more.

Learn about emerging research, clinical trials, complementary therapies, optimizing your quality of life, and more while family members enjoy iPlay America’s indoor theme park.

All are welcome to attend this free event.

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Location

The Event Center @iPA
110 Schanck Rd, Freehold, NJ 07728

This Conference was designed using feedback from a focus group of metastatic breast cancer patients and caregivers. Thank you to those who participated in the focus group and offered your ideas toward the Conference theme, features and presentation topics. Thank you to MJH Associates, Inc. for hosting the focus group.

Schedule of Events & Presenters

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9 AM
Registration, Continental Breakfast & Vendors 

 

9:30 AM
Opening Remarks and Welcome
with Melissa Surdez,
Johnson & Johnson

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9:45 AM
Local Researcher Presentation
with Dr. Yibin Kang,
Princeton University
“Researching for A Better Treatment
for Bone Metastasis of Breast Cancer”

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10:45 AM
Refreshments and Session
with Nanrita Nandra,
Bristol-Myers Squibb
“Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatment:
The Next Frontier”

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11:15 AM
Breakout Sessions

seth-cohen-2.pngDr. Seth Cohen,
RWJBarnabas Health
“The Effects of Complementary Therapies
on Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients”

 

marissa-headshot.pngMarissa Fors,
CancerCare
“A Caregiver’s Role: It Takes a Village”

 

omene-2.pngDr. Coral Omene,
RWJBarnabas Health /
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
“Current Trends in the Treatment
of Metastatic Breast Cancer”

 

12:15 PM
Healthy Living Demonstration
with Nancy Young,
Licensed Zumba® and Zambini ® Instructor /
22-Year Breast Cancer Survivor /
3-Year Lung Cancer Survivor

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12:30 PM
Lunch and Advocacy Panel
with Melissa Surdez and Danielle Pantalone,
Cullari Communications Global

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1:15 PM
Nutrition Presentation
with Michele Gannon and Maria McKeon,
Mary’s Place by the Sea

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2 PM
Breakout Sessions

gorsky-1.pngDr. Mila Gorsky,
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
“Metastatic Breast Cancer:
What We Have Learned through Clinical Trials”

 

ignatius-1.pngDr. Nandini Ignatius,
Regional Cancer Care Associates
“Palliative Care: Pain Management
for Metastatic Breast Cancer”

 

robles-1.pngEvelyn Robles-Rodriguez,
MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper
“Debunking Metastatic Breast Cancer
and Treatment Myths”

 

3 PM
Closing Address

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