Conference Livestream

Unable to attend the 2018 Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference in person? Sessions will be livestreamed via Facebook during the conference.  You do not need a Facebook account to view conference content.

As each session goes live, the title session (in italics) will link to the Facebook livestream.

Saturday, October 27

8:30 am

Welcome and Introductions
Lynda Weatherby, MHA and Teri Pollastro, Conference Co-Chairs

Hot Topics in MBC

8:45 am

What’s new in MBC?
Jennifer Specht, MD, UW/SCCA/Fred Hutch and Teri Pollastro, Patient Advocate

9:30 am

Immunotherapy – (Are we there yet?)
Sasha Stanton, MD, PhD, SCCA/UW/Fred Hutch and Teri Pollastro, Patient Advocate

BREAK

10:20 am

Integrative Medicine and How It Can Help You
Laura James, ND, FABNO, Red Cedar Wellness Center and Lynda Weatherby, MHA, Patient Advocate

10:50 am

What My Metastatic Research Could Mean for You
Cyrus Ghajar, MD, PhD, Fred Hutch and Teri Pollastro, Patient Advocate

11:20 am

Genetic Counseling: What mutations might mean for you
Brianna Nelson, MS, LCGC Swedish Cancer Institute and Andrea Hutton, Patient Advocate

12:00 pm

What My Metastatic Research Could Mean for You
Kevin Cheung, MD, PhD, Fred Hutch/UW/SCCA and Diane Mapes, Patient Advocate

LUNCH

Sesións en Español

1:30 pm

Conozcamos las opciones de tratamiento del cáncer de mama metastásico
Tammy de la Melena, MD, Oregon Health and Science University/Compass Oncology

2:15 pm

Navegación del Sistema de Salud, ampliando el acceso a los exámenes médicos y tratamiento del cáncer
Carmen Cunningham, SCCA

3:00 pm

La importancia de la participación de la comunidad Latina en los ensayos clínicos de cancer
Katherine Briant, MPH, CHES, Fred Hutch

Breakout Sessions: Metastatic Breast Cancer by Overview Subtypes

1:30 pm

Triple Negative Breast Cancers
Kristine Rinn, MD, Swedish Cancer Institute and Kristin Anderson, Patient Advocate

HER2 Breast Cancers
Erin Ellis, MD, Swedish Cancer Institute and Andrea Hutton, Patient Advocate

Estrogen Positive Breast Cancers
Nanette Robinson, MD, Virginia Mason Medical Center and Lynda Weatherby, MHA, Patient Advocate

Lobular Breast Cancer: How ILC is different than ductal and what does it mean for me?
Steffi Oesterreich, PhD, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Research, Hannah Linden, MD, FACP, UW/Fred Hutch/SCCA patient and Leigh Pate, Patient Advocate

Breakout Sessions: Metastatic Breast Cancer by Overview Location

2:20 pm

Bone Metastases
Julie Gralow, MD, UW/SCCA/Fred Hutch, Janice Kim, MD, UW/SCCA and Andrea Hutton, Patient Advocate

Brain Metastases
Daniel Landis, MD, PhD, Swedish Cancer Institute, Lia M. Halasz, MD, SCCA/UW and Lynda Weatherby, MHA, Patient Advocate

Liver/Lung Metastases
Raymond Yeung, MD, UWMC and Teri Pollastro, Patient Advocate

Lobular Breast Cancer: What’s coming / What’s promising in ILC research
Steffi Oesterreich, PhD, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Hannah Linden, MD, FACP, UW/Fred Hutch/SCCA and Leigh Pate, Patient Advocate

Breakout Sessions: What You Need to Know

3:10 pm

Casual Conversations with Researchers
Cyrus Ghajar, MD, PhD, Fred Hutch

Lobular Q & A
Steffi Oesterreich, PhD, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and Hannah Linden, MD, UW/Fred Hutch/SCCA

How To Find The Right Clinical Trial For You
Elly Cohen, PhD, BreastCancerTrials.org

What Registry Should I Sign Up For?
Andrea Hutton, Patient Advocate

3:50 pm

Integrative Medicine – What Is It Good For?
Laura James, ND, FABNO, Red Cedar Wellness Center

Medical Marijuana
Joseph Rosales, MD, Virginia Mason

Casual Conversations with Researchers
Kevin Cheung, MD, PhD, Fred Hutch/UW/SCCA

4:30 pm

Planning for Life
Heidi Dishneau, ARNP, Swedish Cancer Institute

Advocacy: What’s going on and how to get involved
Kelly Shanahan, MD, Private Practice and Patient Advocate

I Have Mutations, So What Do I Do About Them?
Kalyan Banda, MD, UW

5:00 pm
Closing and Thank Yous
Lynda Weatherby, MHA and Teri Pollastro, Conference Co-Chairs

Friday, October 26, 2018

12:15 pm (Stream hosted by Susan G. Komen Puget Sound)

Welcome to the Northwest Metastatic and Lobular Breast Cancer Conference
Teri Pollastro, Conference Co-Chair
Lynda Weatherby, MHA, Conference Co-Chair

12:20 pm

Addressing the Collateral Damage of Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatments 
Leah Eshraghi, MPH, Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation and Andrea Hutton, Patient Advocate

12:50 pm

Improve Your Quality of Life (and Destroy Cancer’s): Diet, exercise and healthy living
Julie Gralow, MD, SCCA/UW/Fred Hutch and Teri Pollastro, Patient Advocate

1:20 pm

What Happened To My Sex Life? Dealing with cancer’s collateral damage in the bedroom 
Meghan Nadeau, MD, Polyclinic and Teri Pollastro, Patient Advocate

2:00 pm
New Strategies in Breast Cancer Treatment: Tailoring therapy to improve outcomes
Nancy Davidson, MD, SCCA/Fred Hutch/UW and Leigh Pate, Patient Advocate

2:30 pm

What Happened To My Finances? Practical advice on dealing with cancer’s high cost 
Veena Shankaran, MD, Fred Hutch/SCCA and Diane Mapes, Patient Advocate

BREAK

3:20 pm

What Happened To My Mind? Cognitive decline, coping skills and how cancer impacts mental health 
Kristin Anderson, MD, Early Stage Patient Advocate, Fred Hutch and Diane Mapes and Courtney Preusse, Patient Advocates

3:50 pm

The Big Ask: Questions to ask your doctor/oncologist at your next appointment 
Kelly Shanahan, MD and Lynda Weatherby, MHA, Patient Advocates

4:15 pm

An Advocate’s Story
Lynda Weatherby, MHA; Kelly Shanahan, MD, Andrea Hutton, and Leigh Pate, Patient Advocates
Beth Caldwell Breakthrough Leadership Award

5:00 pm

Hey, I Need Help!:  Learning and accessing resources from our partners
Teri Pollastro, Patient Advocate