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Monday, October 19, 2015 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP by October 18th

UCSF / Mission Bay | 1650 Third St, San Francisco, CA

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Bay Area Science Events

This event is curated by the Bay Area Science Festival as part of their year-round calendar of science events.

The festival takes place each fall with 10 days of science and technology lectures, games, exhibits, workshops and hands-on activities all over the Bay Area. 

> Find tons more Bay Area science events at bayareascience.org

Monday, October 19, 2015
Bay Area Science Events

In recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Congresswoman Jackie Speier will host a panel discussion about Breast Cancer on its latest research & options.

Featured topics will include:

  • Screening: The Wisdom Study, Precision Medicine
  • DCIS – Ductal Carcinoma in Situ: Is it cancer? Treatment Options
  • Treatments: Drug Trials, Genetic Testing & Personalized Medicine
  • Patient Empowerment: How to Prepare for a Consultation, Advanced Breast Cancer Program
  • Breast Cancer Survivor: Deborah Cohan, MD faced her breast cancer surgery with life-affirming dancing with the doctors and nurses in the operating room which became a YouTube viral sensation.

The expert panel will feature:

  • Laura Esserman, MD
    Director, Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center
    Professor of Surgery and Radiology, UCSF
  • Jeffrey Belkora, PhD
    Director, Decision Services, UCSF Breast Care Center
  • Laura van ‘t Veer, PhD
    Leader, Breast Oncology Program
    Director, Applied Genomics
    UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Hope S. Rugo, MD
    Professor of Medicine
    Director, Breast Oncology and Clinical Trials Education
    UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Deborah Cohan, MD
    Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology &
    Reproductive Sciences
    Medical Director of HIVE/Bay Area Perinatal AIDS Center
    Founder of Foundation for Embodied Medicine
    Breast Cancer Survivor

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Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE*
*RSVP by October 18th
Categories: Lectures & Workshops
Address: 1650 Third St, San Francisco, CA