This Week at LBBC: April 1– April 8

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Welcome to our new blog column, “This Week in LBBC,” a weekly update of local and national events, programs and other initiatives by Living Beyond Breast Cancer. Learn about our upcoming conference for women with metastatic breast cancer, triple-negative breast cancer and a local community meeting on managing fear.

National Programs and Initiatives

TRIPLE-NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER WEBINAR SERIES: We’re still two weeks away from our two-part webinar series. Learn about the events below:

  •          Part One: Medical Update: On Thursday, April 17, from noon – 1 p.m. ET, featuring Rita Nanda, MD, who will help you understand today’s standard of care treatments for triple-negative disease.
  •          Part Two: Managing Fears of Recurrence: On Thursday, April 24, from noon – 1 p.m. ET, Julie Larson, LCSW, will discuss triggers of fears of recurrence and teach you strategies that will help you.

ANNUAL CONFERENCE FOR METASTATIC BREAST CANCER:  Our eighth Annual Conference for Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer is less than a month away! Come join us Saturday, April 26 – Sunday, April 27, at the Philadelphia Marriot West in West Conshohocken, Pa. Register for the conference or apply for a travel grant and fee waiver. Visit to download a conference brochure.

BREAST CANCER NEWS STORIES ON LBBC.ORG: We cover cutting-edge breast cancer news on treatment updates, emerging therapies, study results and other medical of quality-of-life issues important to you. Here are recent stories we posted to our Breast Cancer News section:

Programs in the Philadelphia area

LOCAL MEETINGS ABOUT BRCA: You have one more opportunity to learn about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer risk. Register for our upcoming free community meeting this  Sunday, April 6, from 1 – 3 p.m., at the Tiferet Bet Israel  in Blue Bell, Pa.

COMMUNITY MEETING ON SURVIVORSHIP: Join us Monday, April 7, for our free community meeting in West Conshohocken, Pa., Survivorship: A Roadmap for Managing Fear. The meeting will explore triggers and strategies for managing and coping with the complex emotions you may feel after a breast cancer diagnosis.

The event’s speaker, Deborah Seagull, PhD, wrote a post on the topic for the LBBC Blog. Check it out and register for the event today!

BAREFOOT BALLS AND YOGA ON THE STEPSWhat better way to support our signature fundraising event, Yoga on the Stepsthan a Barefoot Ball? Here are two upcoming Barefoot Balls:

  • On Saturday, April 5, join King Tut Yogis for a kickboxing class in Marlton, N.J.
  • Also on Saturday, April 5, Valley Green Bank in the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa., is hosting a yoga class

Attend one of these events, and visit to learn about upcoming Barefoot Balls near you.

Learn more about LBBC’s activities on and our Facebook and Twitter pages. 


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