Toll Free National Teleconference for Women with Ovarian Cancer

When:
September 26, 2013 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am
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2013-09-26T01:00:00+00:00
Where:
Support Connection
40 Triangle Center
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
USA
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
Support Connection
914-962-6402

Support Connection presents their annual Toll-Free National Teleconference for women with ovarian cancer. Open to women throughout the United States who are living with ovarian cancer.

Speaker: Dr. Stephanie Blank, M.D., Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the NYU School of Medicine. She is board certified and holds a subspecialty certificate in Gynecologic Oncology with the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her research interests are focused on the treatment and prevention of gynecologic malignancies, specifically endometrial cancer, ovarian cancer, obesity and cancer, and survivorship.

Focus will be on issues pertaining to women with ovarian cancer, including those experiencing a recurrence.  Topics will include:  Advances in treatment options in the management of recurrent disease; the role and promise of clinical trials; the latest information on personalized medicine; genetics and heredity pertaining to ovarian cancer.   A question and answer period will follow the presentation.  The discussion will be facilitated by a Support Connection Peer Counselor.

The program is free. To participate, call in advance to register and receive instructions. For info or to register: 914-962-6402 or 1-800-532-4290.

Presented by Support Connection as part of their 2013 “Tune In and Take Charge!” campaign to build awareness of ovarian cancer signs and symptoms, to encourage women to self-advocate for their own health, and to give women the tools they need to take action.

 

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