2016 Survivorship Conference

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Komen Ozark was proud to present the first Survivorship Conference at the Center for Seniors – Washington Regional Medical Center. The conference was attended by about 50 participants who heard from Komen Scholar, Dr. Danny Welch on advances in metastatic breast cancer research and Peggy Johnson, Komen Advocate in Science about how research is managed by Susan G. Komen and the role of patient advocates in the process. Dr. Thaddeus Beck – Highlands Oncology Group – presented on the latest in breast cancer vaccine trials. Dr. Danna Grear – The Breast Center – gave insights on screenings required following a cancer diagnosis. Dr. Stephan Rosenfeld – Highlands Oncology Group – discussed recommended after care follow completion of breast cancer treatment. Miki Biggers – Hope Cancer Resources – presented on the emotional aspects of breast cancer. A question and answer forum ended the session. It was a information packed event. Thanks to Rick’s Bakery for providing breakfast and Washington Regional for use of the meeting room and for providing coffee. Komen Ozark will be announcing future topics in the survivorship series.

 

 

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