Events Calendar

In Town Events & Conference Calls     

June 2017

  • 16, S.L.E.W. Wellness Center’s 3rd Annual Celebration Luncheon from 11:30 am until 1:00pm at Eilan Hotel and Spa, 18603 La Cantera Terrace. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ian Thompson, Jr. Honored Guest Speaker: Janie Barrera. For more information contact media.slewellness@gmail.com
  • 22, Current Perspectives on Early State Breast Cancer Conference Call from 12:30pm to 1:30pm. Register at www.cancercare.org/connect.
  • 29, What are Generic Drugs? Understanding Their Role in Cancer Treatment Conference Call. Register at www.cancercare.org/connect.
July
  • 27, Mission San Jose WINGS Survivor Health Fair from 9:00am until 12:00 noon at the Mission San Jose, 701 East Pyron. Contact Dale Eastman at edale28@aol.com or 210-492-2554 if you can volunteer.

November 2017

  • 11, Save the date University of Texas San Antonio Health Fair at Witte Museum from 8:00 am until 11:30 am

  Out of Town Events

June 2017
  • 2-6, ASCO General Meeting will be held at the MCormick Place in Chicago Illinois.  Patient Advocate Scholarships are available.  For more information contact patientadvoates@asco.org
July 2017
  • 9-14, The 2017 Project Lead Institute, a training course for breast cancer activists to influence research, advance public policy and drive the adoption of quality standards in health care.For more information go to www.breastcancerdealine2020.org
September
  • 25-28- AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, Sheraton Hotel, Atlanta, GA.

Other Links  

  • Diva Calendar DIVA provides free exercise, nutrition and artful healing programs for breast cancer patients and survivors.
  • Cancer.Net Online Course on Precision Medicine
  1. Chapter 1 Overview of Precision Medicine in Oncology
  2. Chapter 2 Role of Precision Medicine
  3. Chapter 3 Clinical Trial Designs for Precision Medicine
  4. Chapter 4 Targeted Therapies
  5. Chapter 5 Molecular Diagnostics
Precision Medicine is a fee online course. Each chapter takes 15-25 minutes to complete. You may complete all five chapters in one session or stop and return to the course at a later time. For more information contact Research Advocacy Network at erailley@researchadvocate.org