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About Us

Surviving Breast Cancer - Because We Care • A Survivorship Event

11/05/2020

Join us on Saturday, December 5, 2020, 8:00 am – 1:45 on EST, for Surviving Breast Cancer - Because We Care, a complimentary event for patients, survivors, and those impacted by breast cancer. Hear the latest trends and advancements in breast cancer care from industry experts from across the country. There is no cost to participate, but registration is required.

Register online today!

 

 

Event Agenda


8:00 am Opening Remarks

Dr. Maria Theodoulou, Event Chair and Moderator Medical Oncologist Breast Cancer Medicine, New York Oncology Hematology

8:10 am Platinum Sponsor

Stacy Fischer Rosenthal, President, Fischer Travel Enterprises, Luxury Travel, and Lifestyle Consultants

8:15 am Breast Imaging in the Community

Dr. Beth Whiteside, Community Care Physicians/ Medical
Director Breast Care Center, Albany Medical Center

8:35 am Updates in Breast Surgery

Dr. Loren Rourke, Chief Surgical Officer US Oncology Network, The Woodlands, Texas

8:55 am Radiation Oncology New Treatment Strategies for Tomorrow, Here Today

Dr. Tia Olds, Radiation Oncologist, New York Oncology Hematology

9:15 am Break  
9:30 am Keynote Presentation: Nutrition,  Obesity and
Breast Cancer

Dr. Neil Iyengar, MSKCC, Rockefeller University, Weill Cornell Medicine, NYC

10:00 am Sexual/Vulvovaginal Health and Cancer

Jeanne Carter, Ph.D., Director of The Female Sexual Medicine and Women’s Health Program, MSKCC

10:15 am Reconstruction and Vaginal Health

Dr. Brian Murray, Director of Urology, St. Peter’s Health Partners

10:30 am Ovaries and Breast Cancer

Dr. Elizabeth Poynor, Clinical Professor, Dept. of ObGyn, NYU

10:45 am Fertility

Dr. Sonia Elguero, Director, Boston IVF, Albany NY

11:00 am Break  
11:15 am Genetics

Carrie Reardon, Nurse Practitioner, New York Oncology Hematology

11:30 am Breast Cancer: Facing and Embracing Tomorrow

Frances Ford, LCSW, New York Oncology Hematology

Noon Lunch Break  
12:30 pm Bone Health

Dr. Aixa Toledo-Garcia MD, RhMSUS, Chief Medical Officer, The Center for Rheumatology, Albany NY

12:45 pm Cardio Oncology

Dr. Heather Stahura, Capital Cardiology Associates

1:00 pm

Arts and Breast Cancer
Arena Survivorship Award

Dr. Francis Arena, Director, NYU Langone Arena Oncology, President & Director of Research,
SASS Foundation

1:30 pm Closing Remarks

Dr. Maria Theodoulou