Join leading medical experts for this free online event focused on breast cancer and COVID-19. Currently, there is so much anxiety in regards to COVID-19, but adding a breast cancer diagnosis on top of it only heightens the fear. Learn what it means for those who have been diagnosed, are in treatment, or are in recovery from breast cancer.
By attending, you will learn:
- What to do if you are diagnosed with breast cancer during COVID-19.
- What the new protocol is for a breast cancer diagnosis.
- What protocol changes are happening for those currently in treatment, including for chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation.
- What protocol changes are happening for post-treatment, such as follow-ups, medication, scans, and more.
Meet the Panelists:
Dr. Neil Iyengar, MD,- Memorial Sloan Kettering Breast Oncologist: He treats patients with an individualized and multifaceted approach based on cutting-edge technology and the most up-to-date research. His practice is focused on providing patients with state-of-the-art care plans to treat breast cancer while also providing support for general well-being, such as nutrition and exercise. His research investigates the links between metabolic health and cancer.
Dr. Andrea Barrio, MD, FACS -Memorial Sloan Kettering Breast Surgeon: Her clinical practice is focused on the surgical treatment of breast disease, particularly breast cancer. Her research interests include the management of the axilla in patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy, and the study of lymphedema in early-stage breast cancer patients.
The event will be moderated by Melissa Telzer, a two-time cancer survivor at ages 13 and 46, and the founder of InKind Space.
There will be 20 minutes reserved at the end of the event for Q&A!