Advocacy In Action At the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2012

Vital Options International presents Advocacy in Action bringing together influential leaders of the cancer advocacy community to address: Personalized Medicine: What it means, its relevance for patients, collection of tissue specimens, and a discussion on metastatic breast cancer in young women.

Joining Vital Options Founder and CEO, Selma Schimmel, as co-hosts of the 3rd Annual Advocacy in Action Forum – Elyse Spatz Caplan (Director, Programs & Partnerships, Living Beyond Breast Cancer), Ginny Mason (Executive Director, Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation), Shirley Mertz (Board Member – Metastatic Breast Cancer Network MBCN), CJ “Dian” Corneliussen-James (Executive Director, METAvivor).

Dr. Larry Norton is Deputy Physician-In-Chief For Breast Cancer Programs and the Medical Director of the Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). He is the first incumbent of the Norna S. Sarofim Chair in Clinical Oncology at MSKCC and recipient of the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s 2004 David A. Karnofsky Memorial Award.

Advocacy In Action: How Breast Cancer Advocates Talk About Personalized Medicine To Patients

Advocacy In Action: How Advocates Can Help With Tissue Collection In Breast Cancer

Advocacy In Action: How Can Advocates Help With Doctor-Patient Communication?

Advocacy In Action: Issues For Young Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Advocacy and educational support provided in part by:

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