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Wednesday, February 7, 2024, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of Breast Cancer in Younger Women, Including Diagnosing, Staging
  • ER, PR & HER2 Status
  • Unique Issues for Younger Women Living with Breast Cancer
  • Precision Medicine & Sequencing of Treatment
  • Biomarker Testing & Genetic Testing, Including BRCA Testing
  • What Informs Treatment Decisions & Options: Understanding Your Pathology Report
  • Updates on Clinical Trials: How Research Increases Treatment Options
  • Biomarkers Tools that Help Determine What Type Treatment Are Indicated - Surgery, Chemotherapy, Radiation & Targeted Treatments
  • Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
  • Preventing & Managing Treatment Side Effects, Symptoms, Discomfort, Neuropathy & Pain
  • Follow-Up Care
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns, Including Sexual Health, Pregnancy & Fertility Issues
  • Tips to Deal with Vaginal Dryness & Premature Menopause
  • Practical & Emotional Coping Tips
  • Questions to Ask Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts


Jennifer M. Matro, MD

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Co-Leader, Breast Disease Team, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UC San Diego Comprehensive Breast Health Team


Sharon L. Bober, PhD

Institute Psychologist, Department of Psycho-oncology and Palliative Care, Director, Sexual Health Program, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute


Jennifer LaPietra, MSW

Bilingual Oncology Social Worker, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

(Live Only)

Social Workers: This program has been submitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Cancer Care, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Registered Dietitians: This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

To request continuing education paperwork, please email your name, profession, and address to after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.


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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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