Free Lecture: Hormone Therapy for Estrogen-Receptor Positive Breast Cancer

When:
March 20, 2013 @ 11:00 pm – March 21, 2013 @ 12:30 am
2013-03-20T23:00:00+00:00
2013-03-21T00:30:00+00:00
Where:
Somers Public Library
Route 139
Somers, NY
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Support Connection
914-962-6402

Open to the public. To learn more or to pre-register (pre-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED) call Support Connection at 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.

This program will focus on aromatase inhibitors for treatment of estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer. Topics will include: what is hormone therapy is and how does it work; the differences between Tamoxifen, Arimidex, Femara, Aromasin and other types of hormonal therapies; why is one therapy chosen over another; what are the side-effects and how are they monitored; how to weigh the risks and benefits of hormonal therapies. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session.

Speakers: Abraham Mittleman, MD, a medical oncologist in private practice in Purchase. He trained at Sloan Kettering and has more than 20 years’ experience, specializing in solid tumors. Cindy Teeple, APRN, MSN, AOCN, is an Oncology Nurse Practitioner whose primary focus of practice is medical oncology with emphasis on breast cancer. She is in a collaborative practice with Dr. Mittleman.

 

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