11th Annual Sharing the Knowledge Conference: Resources for Recovery for Breast Cancer Survivors

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The 11th annual Sharing the Knowledge conference is designed for breast cancer survivors, spouses, family members, caregivers, health professionals, oncology nurses, mammography staff and anyone else interested in learning news about breast cancer. Registration fee is $55; register today at http://www.bcrecovery.org.

The 11th annual Sharing the Knowledge conference is designed for breast cancer survivors, spouses, family members, caregivers, health professionals, oncology nurses, mammography staff and anyone else interested in learning news about breast cancer. Registration fee is $55; register today at http://www.bcrecovery.org.

The conference is an important annual event for newly diagnosed women, breast cancer survivors, family members and health care providers to meet and learn the very latest in cancer updates. The workshop sessions are designed to offer information to all groups affected by breast cancer – including, women living with metastatic breast cancer, spouses, caregivers and more.

Breast Cancer News and Updates: Wendy Chen, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School.

Hear the latest updates about breast cancer research including news about Triple Negative Breast Cancer, the role of nutrition and exercise, management of menopausal symptoms in breast cancer survivors and adjuvant hormonal therapy and/or bisphosophonates for breast cancer. Dr. Chen received her MD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1993. She completed her internal medicine residency at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and her fellowship in hematology-oncology at the Dana-Farber Partners Cancer Program. She received her MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health in 1999. She has been on staff at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and a research associate at the Channing Laboratory since 1999.

“Jonna's Body: Please Hold”: Jonna Tamases, Los Angeles

Experience the wonderment and zest for life in every moment of this strikingly original, hilarious, and incredibly uplifting show. Jonna Tamases is the creator of Jonna' Body, Please Hold, a one-woman show that has been presented across the United States. Jonna is a three-time cancer survivor who has turned her experiences into a show about experiencing the fullness of life; the laughter, the joy, silliness and power as well as the struggle. Tamases started performing in grade school, attended Stanford University, and worked with several sketch companies in San Francisco before touring the U.S. as a Ringling Bros. circus clown. She now lives in Los Angeles.

Three workshops include: overview of mindfulness and Reiki focused on healing techniques for the management of breast cancer; information about living well with advanced breast cancer; and research findings of lifestyle factors and breast cancer survival.

Nutrition for Healthy Living will focus on the American Institute of Cancer Research's New American Plate.

Healing Benefits of Infinite Boundaries Retreats: Survivors who have attended a Breast Cancer Recovery Infinite Boundaries retreat will share their retreat experiences.

Attention health professionals! Contact hours have been applied for through the Wisconsin Nurses Association Continuing Education Approval Program Committee, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Up to 5.50 hours may be awarded. Contact hours have been applied for through the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. Up to 5 Category A Credits may be awarded. Registration fee for credits is $75.

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