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Orlando, May 6: FREE Breast Cancer Support Event, Including Yoga, Giveaways, Resort Access, and Community Support

Support Breast Cancer Patients on a Path to Survivorship

Breast Cancer Patients, Their Loved Ones, Caregivers, and Supportive Companies are Encouraged to Attend and Support 2018 Lighting Your Path

COLUMBIA, MD, UNITED STATES, March 8, 2018 / -- Do you have breast cancer? Do you have a friend or family member with breast cancer and want to know the best ways to support them, leading them on a path to survivorship? Join us on May 6, at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes, in Orlando, FL, for a free unique support event you don’t want to miss.

Register for the free event now.

We also have a limited number of sponsorship and exhibit opportunities left. We need your help and support. Your goodwill and charitable contribution will be heavily promoted to the general public in the greater Orlando area and throughout the U.S. The exhibits are in the same room as the program and are open throughout the event.

Program Schedule:

12:45 pm
Beth Boyd, RN, Chairman, American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation

Diagnosis, Knowing Your Risks, and Cutting-edge Treatment

• 1:00 pm
“You’ve Been Diagnosed with Breast Cancer; Now What?”
Marissa Howard-McNatt, MD, FACS, Director, Breast Care Center, Wake Forest Baptist Health
• 1:20 pm
“What Do our Genetics Tell Us?"
Bharti Jasra, MBBS, FACS, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Florida Health
• 1:40 pm
“Latest Diagnostic Breast Imaging Technologies for Early Detection and Management of Breast Cancer”
Jan Forszpaniak, MD, Director, Naples Breast Surgery Center

2:00 pm-2:30 pm
Caregiver and Patient Networking Break and Exhibits

2:35 pm-3:15 pm
Inspiring Breast Cancer Patient Survival Stories, Told by Breast Cancer Patients

3:20 pm
Yoga Class courtesy of PLA Yoga (yoga mats provided, limited quantity)

Increasing Quality of Life, Reducing Risk of Recurrence

• 3:55 pm
“Managing Your Lifestyle”
Margaret Thompson, MD, FACS, Cleveland Clinic
• 4:15 pm
“Great Mobile Apps and Online Resources”
Lauri Medina, MD, FACS, Southwest Memorial Hospital, Cortez
• 4:35 pm
“Effective Strategies to Manage Breast Cancer Recurrence”
Toan T. Nguyen, MD, FACS, Director of Breast Oncology, Breast Surgical Oncologist, Lakeland Regional Health

5:00 pm Adjourn

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About the ASBrS Foundation
The ASBrS Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization founded in 2005 to improve the standard of care for breast disease. The Foundation supports the mission of The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS), the primary leadership organization for general surgeons who treat patients with breast disease. ASBrS is committed to continually improving the practice of breast surgery by serving as an advocate for surgeons who seek excellence in the care of breast patients. This mission is accomplished by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and by promoting education, research, and the development of advanced surgical techniques.

Ryan Cliche
American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation
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