Breast Cancer Alliance to Host Virtual Medical Symposium


logo breast cancer allianceOn Tuesday, September 15, 2020, from 12:00pm to 1:15pm Eastern, the Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA) will host a virtual symposium, titled “Hot Topics in Breast Cancer”. The meeting will address new challenges in breast cancer in light of COVID-19, advances in treatment, and the role of stress and diet with regard to prevention and recovery.

BCA encourages all to attend, including patients, those who have not been diagnosed but want to learn, and medical professionals. There is a minimum suggested donation of $50 to participate. Information about focused ultrasound approaches to treating breast cancer will be included in the electronic educational program booklet.

The symposium will be moderated by Judy Woodruff, anchor and managing editor of PBS Newshour. Panelists include:

  • Elizabeth Nichols, MD
    Associate Professor and Clinical Director of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Medical Director of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Ana Barac, MD, PhD, FACC
    MedStar Georgetown, Associate Professor of Medicine and Oncology, Georgetown University; Director, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute’s Cardio-Oncology Program
  • Kim Robien, PhD, RD, CSO, FAND
    Associate Professor, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University Member, George Washington University Cancer Center
  • Angela Pennisi, MD
    Inova Schar Cancer Institute, Breast Medical Oncologist, Board certified: Medical Oncology, Hematology and Internal Medicine

Interested parties are encouraged to register here.