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Hot Topics in Breast Cancer 2024

    Featuring Top Doctors and Experts in the Field of Oncology. This is a free event and is presented by Wellness House.

    Saturday, June 22 | 9:00 am – 2:30 pm | In-Person at Wellness House

    You are invited to join top oncologists, surgeons, and healthcare professionals in the Chicagoland area to learn about breast cancer’s latest updates and treatment. This series is presented to anyone affected by cancer and provided at no cost.

    Registration is made through an online registration portal called Mindbody. (scroll down to view Mindbody registration links)
    If you do not have a Mindbody account you will be asked to create one. It’s easy and free. If you would like additional information about this event before signing up, please call 630.323.5150.

    9:00 – 11:00 am
    Updates in Breast Cancer Treatment and Research Panel

    Updates in Radiation Oncology 
    Speaker Coming Soon

    Updates in Surgical Oncology 
    Oana Andreea Raicu, MD, UChicago Medicine AdventHealth 

    Updates in Medical Oncology 
    Nan Chen MD, UChicago Medicine 

    Audience Q&A and Discussion  

    11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   

     Breast Cancer and Sexual Function
    Amy Siston, Ph.D, CST, UChicago Medicine

    12:15 – 1:00 p.m.
    Break – Lunch Available

    1:00 – 2:30 pm
    Break Out Sessions (Choose One)

    Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer
    Elyse Weber, MS, Genetic Counselor, Endeavor Health
    Reduce Your Risk of Recurrence
    Dr. Michelle Smekens, ND, FABNO, LDN, Naturopathic
    Cancer Support & Family Medicine
    Updates in the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer
    Rekha Harting, MD, UChicago Medicine | AdventHealth

    Register here>

    Virtual breakout sessions will be offered the week following the full day event.

    How Yoga Can Help with Breast Cancer
    Tuesday, June 25
    6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
    Kara Lyons, OT, Yoga Instructor

    Register here>

    Healthy Eating for Breast Cancer
    Wednesday, June 26
    6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
    Angela Dennison, RD, LDN, Nutrition Program Manager, Wellness House

    Register here>

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