Hosted at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital Auditorium on Saturday, September 7, 2019, Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta is joining Emory’s Glenn Family Breast Center to provide an opportunity to learn about breast cancer that will help to engage, educate and empower survivors and those impacted by breast cancer. The half-day program will include a special “Ask the Experts” session.

The conference is FREE to attend and BREAKFAST is included. Free parking will also be available ONLY in the lot across from the Winship Cancer Institute building.

*If you already RSVP’d for the conference and can no longer attend, please email Theru Ross at or call our office at (404) 814-0052.


Conference Details:

Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019 – 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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

Conference Agenda:

8:00am Registration & Breakfast

9:00am Welcome

Dr. Cletus Arciero, Associate Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology

9:05am Breast Cancer 21st Century

Dr. Stephen Szabo, Assistant Professor, Division of Breast Imaging

9:20am The Importance of Screening Mammography

Dr. Maria Piraner, Assistant Professor, Division of Breast Imaging

Improving Access and Reducing Disparities

Dr. Lea Gilliland, Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology & Imaging Services

9:40am Lymphedema and Physical Therapy for Breast Cancer

Liz Todd, PTA, Certified Lymphedema Therapist

9:50am Survivor Story

Kilwanda Crawford Young

10:00am Break

10:15am “Ask the Experts” Breakout session

Have questions? Please contact Komen Atlanta’s Mission Manager, Theru Ross, at or (404) 814-0052.

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