Charting a Course: Breast Cancer Research, Risk Factors and Resilience

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Nov 7 2015
  • Community Event
  • Nov 7, 2015, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
  • Kingsgate Marriott Hotel, 151 Goodman St, Cincinnati

 

Breast Cancer Symposium

Charting a Course: Breast Cancer Research, Risk Factors and Resilience

 

Navigating the breast cancer journey: Join us for a FREE day of education about prevention, detection, treatment and living with breast cancer. Hear about some of the most exciting research in breast cancer from trendsetters in our region. A FREE educational event for patients, families and caregivers.

Reducing the Risk of Breast Cancer: Research on Childhood
Frank M. Biro, MD – Director of Research, Adolescent and Transition Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Medical Center/ Professor at UC Department of Pediatrics

Plotting Your Family Tree: New Guidelines for Genetic Testing and Prevention
Jennifer Hopper, MS, LGC – Genetic Counselor at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Medical Center

Discovering New Potential Targets for Treatment
Susan Waltz, PhD – Professor at UC Department of Cancer and Cell Biology

Personalizing Your Cancer Treatment: Genomic Testing
Elyse E. Lower, MD – Director of the Breast Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine at UC Division of Hematology Oncology

The Path to Wellness: Nutrition, Exercise and Stress Reduction
Keith Wilson, MD, FACS – Director, Head and Neck Oncology, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology

Finding Humor in the Breast Cancer Journey
John Wagner – Nationally recognized motivational humorist and breast cancer caregiver

Panel Discussion
Bring your questions to our panel of experts in this interactive forum

Research Poster Display

Breakout Sessions

  • Stress reduction
  • Auricular acupuncture
  • Chair massage
  • Y-Cat Yoga

Continental breakfast and lunch included

 

For more information

(513) 558-2030 or Kelly.hummel@uc.edu 

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