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. Discover our podcast and presentations on lbbc.org, read about our upcoming conference for women with metastatic breast cancer and download our revised guide on financial concerns.
TRAVEL GRANT AND FEE WAIVER DEADLINE FOR ANNUAL CONFERENCE FOR METASTATIC BREAST CANCER: Our eighth Annual Conference for Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer is fast approaching, as is the April 18 deadline for travel grant and fee waiver applications for the event.
The conference takes place 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 before the deadline next week. Visit lbbc.org/metsconference to download a conference brochure.
REVISED GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING FINANCIAL CONCERNS: We have updated our Guide to Understanding Financial Concerns! As of this spring 2014, all information in the guide is accurate.
Download or order print copies to get practical advice on managing the visible and hidden costs of breast cancer treatment.
PODCASTS AND PRESENTATIONS ON LBBC.ORG: Many of our programs are recorded, transcribed and posted so that you can access them when your schedule allows. Visit lbbc.org to get access to the following new podcasts and presentations:
- #TNBCchat: Talking Triple-Negative Breast Cancer, with Julie R. Gralow, MD, Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation and Triple Step Toward the Cure
- What’s New in Breast Cancer Care with Tiffany P. Avery, MD
- Breakthroughs in Neoadjuvant Therapies with Carey K. Anders, MD
VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION PARTY: Have you volunteered for lbbc.org and live in the Philadelphia area? Join us tonight, April 8, at the Honey Grow in Bala Cynwyd, Pa., for an evening to celebrate and honor LBBC’s volunteers! The party begins at 6 p.m.
National volunteers: we haven’t forgotten about the hard work you have done for us. Check your next e-newsletter from our volunteer team, which will contain a creative thank you!