2020 Komen NJ Virtual MBC Conference Connects & Informs Those Living with Metastatic Disease

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Thank you to all who attended the 2020 Komen New Jersey Virtual Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference on Sunday, November 15! We hope attendees found the conference sessions informative, helpful, and full of practical resources needed to make decisions for improved physical and emotional health.

During the conference, attendees were able to chat with other attendees in meet-up lounges and interact with exhibitors that have products and services tailored to the MBC community.

View the Conference Program PDF

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The Presenting Sponsor of the 2020 Komen New Jersey Virtual Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference is Pfizer, with Novartis, The Provident Bank Foundation, Hackensack Meridian Health, RWJBarnabas/Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Regional Cancer Care Associates, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Integra Foundation and METAvivor as Pink Sponsors. ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation/Kessler Rehabilitation Center is the Community Sponsor and Eisai, Athenex Oncology, Lilly Oncology, Walgreens, and Seagen join as National Sponsors. We are so grateful for their support!

We will gather virtually for all events for the remainder of the year due to health and safety concerns, but our information and support will remain the same. If you have any questions, please email info@komennewjersey.org and we will be happy to assist.

Session Video Archives

Opening/Welcome
Melissa Surdez, Komen NJ Board Member & Metastatic Thriver

Research Update
Drs. Yibin Kang, Mark Esposito & Nicole Aiello, Princeton University

ER-Positive Breast Cancer
Dr. Serena Wong, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Dr. Ruchi Bhatt & Dr. Denise Johnson Miller, Hackensack Meridian Health

HER-2 Positive Breast Cancer
Dr. Iuliana Shapira, Regional Cancer Care Associates

Pink Ribbon Pilates with Tracy Matino

Walgreens Feel More Like You Program

Breast Reconstruction: Addressing Issues & Options
Dr. Zuhaib Ibrahim, The Plastic Surgery Center of New Jersey

Cancer Rehabilitation & MBC: Optimizing Function & Quality of Life
Tiffany Kendig, ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation

Genetic Testing Update
Dr. Deborah Toppmeyer, RWJBarnabas Health/The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Closing
Melissa Surdez, Komen NJ Board Member & Metastatic Thriver

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