Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

Agenda

Friday, October 26, 2018

11:30 am - 12:15 pm REGISTRATION

Improving Quality of Life

12:15- 12:20 pm Welcome Teri Pollastro, Conference Co-Chair
Lynda Weatherby, MHA,  Conference Co-Chair
12:20-1:10 pm Practical Ideas for Surviving and Thriving with Cancer: Strategies for the problems you face! Susan Love, MD, MBA, Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation
Andrea Hutton, Q&A Moderator
1:10 - 1:20 pm Q&A Andrea Hutton, Patient Advocate and Q&A Moderator
1:20 - 1:50 pm Setting the Stage for Improved Quality of Life: Diet, exercise, and healthy living Julie Gralow, MD, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Teri Pollastro, Patient Advocate and Q&A Moderator
1:50-2:00 pm Q&A Teri Pollastro, Patient Advocate and Q&A Moderator
2:00 – 2:20 pm What Happened to My Finances?: Financial toxicity and practical ways to manage treatment costs Veena Shankaran, MD,  Fred Hutch
Diane Mapes, Patient Advocate and Q&A Moderator
2:20 – 2:30 pm Q&A Diane Mapes, Patient Advocate and Q&A Moderator
2:30 – 2:50 pm What Happened to My Sex Life?: How to maintain intimacy Meghan Nadeau MD, Polyclinic
Teri Pollastro, Q&A Moderator, Patient Advocate
2:50 – 3:00 Q&A Teri Pollastro, Q&A Moderator, Patient Advocate
3:00 – 3:20 pm BREAK  
3:20 – 3:40 pm What Happened to My Mind?: Mental health, cognitive decline, psychological health/living in limbo, and how to cope. Rebecca Timlin-Scalera
Diane Mapes, Patient Advocate and Q&A Moderator
3:40 – 3:50 pm Q&A Diane Mapes, Patient Advocate and Q&A Moderator

Being Your Own Best Advocate

3:50 – 4:15 pm Best Questions to Ask Your Doctor at Your Next Appointment Kelly Shanahan, MD
Lynda Weatherby, MHA, Patient Advocate Q&A Moderator
4:15 – 5:00 pm An Advocate's Story Lynda Weatherby, MHA, Patient Advocate
Kelly Shanahan, Patient Advocate
Andrea Hutton, Patient Advocate
Leigh Pate, Lobular BC Advocate
Beth Fairchild, Patient Advocate
Beth Caldwell Breakthrough Leadership Award

Vendors and Sponsor Resources

5:00 pm Learning and Accessing Resources from our Partners Teri Pollastro, Patient Advocate
5:30 - 7:00  pm RECEPTION

Saturday, October 27

7:30 am REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:30 am Welcome and Introductions Lynda Weatherby, MHA, Conference Co-Chair
Teri Pollastro, Conference Co-Chair

Hot Topics in MBC

8:45 – 9:20 am What’s new in MBC? Jennifer Specht, MD, UW/SCCA/FHCRC
Teri Pollastro, Patient Advocate and Q&A Moderator
9:20 – 9:30 am Q&A Teri Pollastro, Patient Advocate and Q&A Moderator
9:30 – 9:50 am Immunotherapy Sasha Stanton, MD, PhD
Teri Pollastro, Patient Advocate, Q&A Moderator
9:50 – 10:00 am Q&A Teri Pollastro, Patient Advocate, Q&A Moderator
10:00 am Break  
10:20 – 10:40 am Integrative Medicine and how it can help you Laura James, ND, FABNO, Red Cedar Wellness Center
Lynda Weatherby, MHA, Patient Advocate, Q&A Moderator
10:40 – 10:50 am Q&A Lynda Weatherby, MHA, Patient Advocate, Q&A Moderator
10:50 – 11:10 am What my research means to you Cyrus Ghajar, MD, PhD, Fred Hutch
Teri Pollastro, Patient Advocate, Q&A Moderator
11:10 – 11:20 am Q&A Teri Pollastro, Patient Advocate, Q&A Moderator
11:20 – 11:50 am Genetic Counseling Brianna Nelson, Swedish Cancer Institute
Andrea Hutton, Patient Advocate, Q&A Moderator
11:50 am – 12:00 pm Q&A Andrea Hutton, Patient Advocate, Q&A Moderator
12:00 – 12:20 pm What my research means to you Kevin Cheung, MD, PhD, Fred Hutch
Diane Mapes, Patient Advocate, Q&A Moderator
12:20 – 12:30 pm Q&A Diane Mapes, Patient Advocate, Q&A Moderator
12:30 – 1:30 pm LUNCH  

BREAKOUT SESSIONS:
Latest Treatment Options by Subtype and Location of Metastases

Metastatic Breast Cancer by Overview Subtypes (including case studies and Q&A)

1:30 – 2:15 pm Triple Negative Breast Cancers Kristine Rinn, MD, Swedish Cancer Institute
TBD
1:30 – 2:15 pm HER2 Breast Cancers Erin Ellis, MD, Swedish Cancer Institute
Andrea Hutton, Patient Advocate
1:30 – 2:15 pm Estrogen Positive Breast Cancers Nanette Robinson, MD, Virginia Mason Medical Center
Lynda Weatherby , MHA, Patient Advocate
1:30 – 2:15 pm Lobular Breast Cancer: How is invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) different than ductal, and what does it mean for me? Steffi Oesterreich, PhD, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Hannah Linden, MD, UW/FHCRC/SCCA
Leigh Pate, Patient Advocate

Metastatic Breast Cancer by Overview Location (including case studies and Q&A)

2:15 – 3:00 pm Bone Julie Gralow, MD, UW/SCCA/FHCRC
Janice Kim, MD, UW/SCCA
Andrea Hutton, Patient Advocate
2:15 – 3:00 pm Brain Chris Loiselle, MD, Swedish Cancer Institute
Lia M. Halasz, MD, SCCA
Lynda Weatherby, MHA,  Patient Advocate
2:15 – 3:00 pm Liver/Lung Raymond Yeung, MD, UWMC
Teri Pollastro, Patient Advocate
2:15 – 3:00 pm Lobular Breast Cancer: What’s coming/what’s promising in ILC research Steffi Oesterreich, PhD, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Hannah Linden, MD, UW/FHCRC/SCCA
Leigh Pate, Patient Advocate

Roundtables

3:00 – 5:00 pm Planning for Life Heidi Dishneau, MSN, ARNP, AOCNP®, Swedish Cancer Institute
  Casual Conversations with Researchers Kevin Cheung, MD, PhD, Fred Hutch
Cyrus Ghajar, MD, PhD, Fred Hutch
  I have mutations, so what do I do about them? Kaylan Banda, MD
  How to find the right clinical trial for you? Ellie Cohen
  What registry should I sign up for? Andrea Hutton
  Integrative medicine – what is it good for? Laura James, ND, FABNO, Red Cedar Wellness Center
  Medical Marijuana Joseph Rosales, MD, Virginia Mason
  Advocacy: What’s going on and how to get involved Kelly Shanahan, MD
  Yoga and Meditation Room Maria McDonald
5:00 pm Closing and Thank Yous Lynda Weatherby, MHA, Conference Co-Chair
Teri Pollastro, Conference Co-Chair 

The Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference is hosted by Amazon Web Services in partnership with Susan G. Komen Puget Sound, Swedish Cancer Institute and Odonate Therapeutics.