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Annual Conference

15th Annual Cancer Conference:
Sharing Knowledge & Inspiring Hope

Stay tuned for more details about the 15th Annual Cancer Conference: Sharing Knowledge & Inspiring Hope in 2018!

 

2017 Presentations

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PLENARIES

  • Advances in Immunotherapy for Breast and Ovarian Cancer ,Minggui Pan, M.D. [View Slides]
  • Surviving and Thriving, David Spiegel, M.D. [View Slides]
  • Genetic Testing- Is This for Me?, Pamela Munster, M.D.

BREAKOUT I

  • Demystifying Death, Kavitha Ramchandran, M.D. [View Slides]
  • Presentation in Spanish: Nutrición después del cáncer, Aileen Trujillo Sounougatov [View Slides]
  • Empathy Basics: Finding Connection in Times of Suffering, Kelsey Crowe, Ph.D.
  • Sugar and Blood Sugar: What’s the Problem?, Helayne Waldman, ED.D., BCHN [View Slides]

BREAKOUT II

  • Ovarian Cancer: Treatment and Updates, Diana English, M.D. [View Slides]
  • New Treatments for Vaginal Health, Sarah Azad, M.D. [View Slides]
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer: Treatment and Research Updates, Elly Cohen, M.D. [View Slides]
  • Breast Cancer and the Environment, Janet Gray, Ph.D. and Sharima Rasanayagam, Ph.D. [View Slides]
2016 Presentations

Personalized Medicine and Novel Therapies, Dr. George W. Sledge [View Slides]

Managing Fear of Recurrence and Fear of Cancer Progression, Dr. Manuela Kogon [View Slides]

Palliative Care

BREAK OUT SESSION I

  • Cancer & Fertility, Dr. Mitchell Rosen
  • Vibrant Living: Optimizing Everyday Wellness, Yvonne Tally
  • Living and Working With Cancer: A Practical Plan for Navigating Insurance and Employment Issues, Rebecca Bloom [View Slides]
  • Cancer Related Cognitive Changes, Velvet Hewett, OT/L, MPA

BREAK OUT SESSION II

  • Updates from Recent Clinical Trials in Metastatic Breast Cancer, Dr. Suleiman Massarweh
    Please note: This presentation will have a particular focus on ER-positive and HER2-positive disease.
  • Medical Updates in the Treatment & Prevention of Ovarian Cancer, Dr. Oliver Dorigo [View Slides]
  • Sleep Disruption after Cancer: Tips and Tools to Regain Healthy Sleep, Dr. Michelle Primeau
  • Update in Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Dr. Melinda Telli [View Slides]
2015 Presentations

2015 Presentations

Integrative Medicine – Sue Kim, M.D., MS   [View Slides]

Understanding Clinical Trials – Elly Cohen, PhD, UCSF  [View Slides]

Sexuality, Intimacy, & Cancer – Eric Fitzmedrud, PhD  [View Slides]

Managing Side Effects of Ovarian Cancer — Joanna Losito, RN MSN FNP-c AOCNP, Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Palo Alto Medical Foundation [View Slides]

Managing Side Effects of Breast Cancer — Jennifer Vickerman, Cancer Care Clinical Nurse, Mills Peninsula Medical Center

BREAK OUT SESSION I

  • Exercise Presentation – Vicki McGrath, ACSM-EP-C, HFD, CET, Peninsula Jewish Community Center
  • Updates on Treatment of Ovarian Cancer – Dwight Chen, M.D., Gynecologic Oncologist, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  • Updates on the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer – Paula Kushlan, M.D., Medical Oncologist, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  • Nutrition – Lena Suhaila, ND, FABNO

BREAKOUT SESSION II

  • Breast Density Screening Update – Harriet Borofsky, M.D., Radiologist, Mills Peninsula Medical Center
  • Lymphedema – Gay Lee Gulbrandson, NCTMB, CLT-LANA, Certified Dr. Vodder Instructor
  • Communicating with Your Loved Ones – Emily Ach, Ph.D., Stanford School of Medicine [View Slides]
  • End of Life – Janet Childs, M.A., Bill Wilson Center-The Center for Living with Dying [View Slides]

2014 Presentations
2013 Presentations

 

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