Calendar of Events

Feb
23
Sat
2019
Living Beyond Breast Cancer: 2019 Metastatic Breast Cancer Symposium @ National Press Club
Feb 23 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

This event is online or in-person, and free for either!

From Living Beyond Breast Cancer: As someone living with metastatic breast cancer, you have unique needs related to your care, comfort and community. Join Living Beyond Breast Cancer and Susan G. Komen ® for a free, one-day event dedicated to information and support just for you.

The day will include professional presentations and panel discussions – on topics ranging from the latest medical updates and emerging treatment options – to emotional support and living well with a metastatic diagnosis. There will be time to meet other attendees and grow your support community, along with yoga stretching and a group meditation to reflect on the day.

Event LogisticsYou can participate in this free event in person or by livestream. Sessions will also be available in Spanish. For those attending in person, light refreshments and lunch will be provided. You are welcomed and encouraged to bring a guest or tune in with friends and family.

Getting ThereInformation and directions to the National Press Club can be found on their website. Please note that the National Press Club has a partnership with SpotHero, to allow visitors to purchase guaranteed reserved parking passes around the National Press Club with rates up to 50% off.

For questions about this event or to register by phone call (855) 807-6386.

Speakers
Jennifer Bires, LICSW, OSW-C 
Panelist: Living With Metastatic Breast Cancer Panel Discussion (English Session)
Jennifer Bires, LICSW, OSW-C, is executive director at the Smith Center for Healing and the Arts in Washington, D.C. Read more.

 

Claudia Campos Galván 
Facilitator: Living With Metastatic Breast Cancer Group Discussion (Spanish Session)
Claudia Campos Galván is the chief programs officer and mental health director at Nueva Vida in Washington, D.C. Read more. 
Claudine Isaacs, MD  
Presenting: Treating Metastatic Breast Cancer (English Session)
Claudine Isaacs, MD, is professor of medicine and oncology and co-director of the breast cancer program at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. She is also medical director of the Jess and Mildred Fisher Center for Hereditary Cancer and Clinical Genomics Research. Read more.