The Greenberg CenterNew Haven, CT, United States

Caring for Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Conference for Patients & Caregivers

By Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital (other events)

Saturday, October 7 2023 9:00 AM 3:00 PM EDT

Join us to learn about the latest advances in Metastatic Breast Cancer from our physicians and much more.

9:00am Registration and Breakfast

9:30am Opening and Welcome
Sandy Cassanelli, Founder, Breast Friends Fund

9:35am Opening Remarks
Eric Winer, MD
Director, Yale Cancer Center; Physician-in-Chief, Smilow Cancer Network


Updates on HER 2 positive metastatic breast cancer
Ian Krop, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Director, Clinical Trials Office; Chief Clinical Research Officer, Yale Cancer Center

10:15am Break

Updates on hormone receptor positive breast cancer
Daniel O'Neil, MD, MPH
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

11:00am-11:30am Breakout 1
Sexual Health
Elena Ratner, MD, MBA
Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences; Co-Chief, Section of Gynecologic Oncology

11:30am-12:00pm Breakout 2
Healthy Lifestyle
Courtney McGowan, RDN, and Scott Capozza, PT, MS

12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch

Patient Panel
Sarah Cody, WTNH News Anchor

Phase 1 trials and other trials for metastatic breast cancer
Adriana Kahn, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Updates on triple negative metastatic breast cancer
Sarah Schellhorn, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Chief Ambulatory Officer

Communicating to Improve Outcomes
Tara Sanft, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Chief Patient Experience Officer; Medical Director, Survivorship Clinic

2:55pm Closing Remarks
Maryam Lustberg, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Director, Center for Breast Cancer; Chief, Breast Medical Oncology

Mailing Address

2 Church Street South Suite 312 New Haven, CT 06519