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April Teleconference on TNBC - Event Date: Apr 18 2008

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    Posted: Mar 16 2008 at 6:29am
Hi everyone,

I have more exciting news to share with you. On Friday, April 18, 2008, we are partnering with Living Beyond Breast Cancer to offer you a free teleconference on triple-negative breast cancer.

This national teleconference entitled, Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Research and Treatment Update, will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on Friday, April 18.

TNBC Foundation's Advisory Board member Lisa A. Carey, MD, ScM, of the University of North Carolina Breast Center, will provide new information on triple-negative breast cancers,including:

The latest information, research and treatments;
The causes of this diagnosis;
Factors that may make triple-negative disease more difficult to treat in early and advanced breast cancers

About Our Speaker

Dr. Carey is an associate professor in the University of North Carolina department of medicine’s division of hematology-oncology. She has served since 2003 as the medical director of the UNC Breast Center and is the UNC-Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNC-LCCC) Protocol Office executive committee breast disease group leader as well as the UNC-LCCC Protocol Review Committee breast cancer chair.

Dr. Carey has an interest in clinical/translational research in breast cancer, with a particular interest in the clinical implications of different molecular subtypes of breast cancer. She designs and leads clinical trials and often works with laboratory investigators. Dr. Carey has served on the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Scientific Program Committee and as faculty for the ASCO annual meeting for several years. She was named to the Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) Breast Core Committee in 2003. She was awarded a Doris Duke clinician scientist award in 1999 and a career development award from the National Cancer Institute in 2000.

About the Program

Our speaker will give a brief presentation, followed by a question-and-answer period. To participate, you need only a telephone or computer (listen-only) with Real Network Player or Windows Media Player. Social workers may be eligible to receive continuing education credits; see our registration form for more details.

Our Sponsor

This teleconference is made possible through the generous support of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Register now for this free teleconference on LBBC's website. Use this link: https://www.kintera.org/site/apps/ka/rg/register.asp?c=afLFJOOyHsE&b=3672879&en=epKDJMOuHgIILRPxG5KJL4MIKgIKJ1OzGaIIIQNyHlKVIaJ

We hope you will join us.

Hayley Dinerman
TNBC Foundation

Edited by hayleyd - Mar 16 2008 at 6:31am
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