Studies have shown that patient education and communication positively affect patient health outcomes, including emotional and physical health. The Breast Cancer Coalition works with area medical professionals and other experts to offer a wide variety of Evening Educational Seminars throughout the year.
Evening Educational Seminars bring information and education to our survivors and community friends.
Evening Seminars are held virtually (Zoom link and information is below).
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 7:00pm
“Cancer and its Treatment: Crisis, Catalyst, and the Role of Self-Compassion”
Dr. Jennifer Griggs, MD, MPH, a Medical Oncologist at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Certified Narrative Medicine Practitioner at Transforming the Narrative
When we experience unexpected life events such as a diagnosis of cancer, how might we transform the experience in a way that helps us thrive and grow? In thinking about relationships, career, and our own health, how might we use cancer as a catalyst?
Future Evening Seminars:
August 25, 2021, 7:00pm: “Reconstruction, Take II,” presented by Dr. Ashley Amalfi, Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery and Dr. Elaina Chen, URMC Department of Plastic Surgery
September 22, 2021, 7:00pm: “Updates in Genetics and Cancer Risk Assessment,” presented by Jessica Salamone, ScM, CGC, Certified Genetic Counselor, Elizabeth Wende Breast Care