Latinas United For The Cure/Latinas Unidas Por La Cura

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Latinas United For The Cure/Latinas Unidas Por La Cura

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"WITH KNOWLEDGE WE SURVIVE. IN UNITY WE THRIVE!" A free breast cancer empowerment event for you & all those you love! ABOUT THIS EVENT Presented by Susan G. Komen Philadelphia, Latinas United for the Cure, "With Knowledge We Survive. In Unity We Thrive." is a FREE annual event for women of multiple generations. Please plan non joining us for a day developed for the specific needs an lifestyles of Latina women offering educational empowerment and support for breast cancer survivors, co-survivors and those never diagnosed. Together, we will build our knowledge and circle of support to give strength to you and future generations in the fight against breast cancer. If you represent a community or large group of Latina women who may be interested in attending this event, please contact Alyssa at 215-238-8900 to discuss your participation, transportation and more. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS, MARCH 8 Signups for free mammograms for eligible women will be available throughout the day. 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM: Check-In 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM: Breakfast & Celebration - Inspirational Entertainment by Magdaliz and Her Latin Ensemble CRISOL 9:00 AM – 9:05 AM: Welcome - Mistress of Ceremonies: Reverend Bonnie Camarda, Salvation Army - Invocation: Reverend Bonnie Camarda - Power of the Promise Award: Diego Castellanos, Ed.D - Hope for Generations Student Recognitions: Esperanza College of Eastern University 9:05 AM – 10:55 AM: "Nutrition, Exercise & Stress Management Working Together for Breast Health" Presented by Cancer Treatment Centers of America - Moderator: Salvatore Benitez, PhD, MSN, WCC, COCN, DNC - Nutrition: Jen Koffs, Clinical Oncology Dietician - Exercise: Kathryn Doran, DPT, CLT; Manager of Oncology Rehabilitation - Stress Management: Lynn Bornfriend, MD; Psychiatrist - Breast Cancer Survivor 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Group Session I & II See below CIRCLE OF GIVING The Latinas United for the Cure Circle of Giving is a powerful way for you to demonstrate your sisterly love to all women fighting breast cancer, while also ensuring critical programs like Latinas United for the Cure continue to grow. Even a donation of just $10 is appreciated and empowering! Plus, all Circle of Giving contributors will be acknowledged in a special thank-you display at the event on March 7. You can make a donation when you register for this event. REGISTRATION & ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES - Registration is FREE, Easy & Required. Online registration opens the week of 12/8, or call 215-238-8900 to receive our event brochure & mail-in registration form - Group Transportation: If you have a group of 50 or more people from your social or faith community in need of transportation to/from this event we may be able to accommodate you. Please call Alyssa at 215-238-8900 SPECIALIZED GROUP SESSIONS: ENGLISH ENGLISH I (11:00 AM - 11:55 AM): Moving Breast Cancer Research Forward Presented by Fox Chase Cancer Center/Temple Health - Dr. Richard Bleicher; Attending Surgeon Co-Leader; Breast Service Line Director; Breast Fellowship Program Associate Professor, Surgical Oncology - Dr. Katherine Hansen; Fellow; Breast Surgeon - Dr. Sameer Patel; Attending Surgeon, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery ENGLISH II (12:05 PM - 1:00 AM): Understanding Triple Negative & Metastatic Breast Cancer and Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Facts, Myths & Discoveries Presented by The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University - Edith Peterson Mitchell, M.D.; Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology; Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities; Program Leader, Gastrointestinal Oncology - Tiffany Avery, M.D.; Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Oncology - Faith Young, M.D.; Associate Professor, Department of Medical Oncology - Annina Wilkes, M.D.; Associate Professor, Breast Imaging/Ultrasound, Department of Radiology - Massimo Cristofanilli, MD; Professor of Medical Oncology; Director, Jefferson Breast Care Center SPECIALIZED GROUP SESSIONS: SPANISH SPANISH I (11:00 AM - 11:55 AM): Moving Breast Cancer Research Forward Presented by MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper - Dr. Generosa Grana; Director - Evelyn Robles-Rodriguez, RN, MSN, APN, AOCN; Director, Oncology Outreach Programs SPANISH II (12:05 PM - 1:00 AM): Understanding Triple Negative & Metastatic Breast Cancer and Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Facts, Myths & Discoveries Presented by The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University - Please check back here next week for a list of presenters in this session THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS - Featured Partner: Cancer Treatment Centers of America - Media Partner: CBS Philly - Health Education Presenters: Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson; MD Anderson Cancer Center At Cooper; Fox Chase Cancer Center - Special Contributor: Impacto Latin Newspaper

By: Susan G. Komen for the Cure - Philadelphia

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