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Hosted at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital Auditorium on Saturday, September 9, 2017, Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta is joining Emory’s Glenn Family Breast Center to provide an opportunity about breast cancer that will help to educate, engage and empower those impacted by breast cancer. The half-day program will include presentations about survivorship and mindfulness and pertinent information for survivors, co-survivors, and those affected breast cancer.

The conference is FREE to attend and BREAKFAST is included.

*If you already RSVP’d for the conference and can no longer attend, please email Ashleigh Harris at aharris@komenatlanta.org or call our office at (404) 814-0052.

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Conference Details:

Date: Saturday, September 9, 2017 – 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital Auditorium ( 5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30342)

Conference Agenda:

9:00am     Registration and Breakfast

9:30am     Welcome and Introductions
Mylin Torres, MD, Director, Emory Glenn Family Breast Center
                      Cati Diamond Stone, Executive Director, Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta

9:45am    “From Diagnosis to Survivorship: An Overview of Cancer Care”
Jane Meisel, MD, Assistant Professor, Hematology & Medical Oncology

10:00am  “Cancer Distress: Managing the Emotional Experience of Breast Cancer”
Wendy Baer, MD, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

10:15am    “The Role of Imaging Before and After Breast Cancer Treatment”
Michael Aho, MD, Director Breast Imaging, Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital

10:30am   “Survivor Story”
Lynn Wyatt, Breast Cancer Survivor

10:40am    Break

10:50am   “Breast Reconstruction and Beyond”
Angela Cheng, MD, Assistant Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

11:05am    “Advances and Long Term Effects in Radiation Oncology”
Shannon Kahn, MD, Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology

11:20am    “Cancer in the Family? Using Genetics to Determine Your Risk”
Fabienne Ehivet, MS, Genetic Counselor

11:35am    Mock Tumor Board

12:00pm   Closing Remarks

Have questions? Please contact Komen Atlanta’s Special Events Coordinator, Ashleigh Harris, at aharris@komenatlanta.org or (404) 814-0052.

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