Breast Cancer Conference for Healthcare Providers Oct. 26

Important: This is an archived story, the event referenced is in the past.

Harless AuditoriumThe Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Breast Health Center at Cabell Huntington Hospital present the 4th Annual Breast Cancer Basics & Beyond conference Friday, October 26 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. The conference will offer healthcare providers the latest updates in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. It will take place in the Harless Auditorium on the ground floor of the Marshall University Medical Center on the campus of Cabell Huntington Hospital.

Nurses, radiologic technologists and other healthcare providers who work regularly with breast cancer patients are encouraged to participate. The information to be presented includes:

  • New Advances in Surgical Management and Treatment of Breast Cancer Patients
  • The Role of Clinical Trials in Patients Diagnosed with Breast Cancer
  • Radiological Tools used to Diagnose Breast Cancer
  • The Role of Oncotype DX® and Other Target Therapies in Breast Cancer

The conference also includes national breast cancer speaker and author, Tamela Rich, who will present "The Accidental Breast Cancer Advocate." Rich is the author of "Live Full Throttle: Life Lessons from Friends Who Face Breast Cancer."

Please register by calling 304-526-2440 or 304-526-2271. The cost is $25 and includes materials, refreshments and lunch. Nurses can receive 5.5 contact hours for participating and additional CE approval is pending for radiologic technologists.

A memorial balloon release will take place at the conclusion of the conference. To purchase balloons in memory or honor of someone with cancer please call 304-526-2440. Proceeds from sales benefit the Good Samaritan Fund at the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center that provides services for cancer patients, including coverage of mammograms for those who cannot afford them.

  • Page last updated: May 8, 2013
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