Events Calendar

In town Events     

April 2017

  • 24, Wings is sponsoring A Fiesta River Parade Party of fun, food, and camaraderie beginning at 6 pm at the Hard Rock Café (111 Crockett). Tickets are $100 and include a Fiesta Buffet, 2 drink tickets and a special Fiesta Medal designed by a Wing's patient. Contact ncruz@texaswings.org for tickets.
May 2017
  • 13, Black Nurses Rock San Antonio Meet and Greet. The event will be held at the Continental Café address-  6390 Fairdale Dr., San Antonio, TX 78245.  Guest Speaker will be Dr. Romeatrius Moss, CEO & Founder of the National Organization Black Nurses Rock.  Click Here to Register, tickets are  $35.00.

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

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

April 2017
  • 22-23Avon Walk in Houston Texas.  ABCF will have a team and needs walkers and crew to sign up.  Walkers need to raise $1800 and crew does not have to raise funds.  Contact Dale Eastman at 210-492-2554 for information or edale28@aol.com        
May 2017
  • 20-23, National Breast Cancer Coalition Advocate Leadership Summit and Lobby Day will be held in Washington, DC Save the Date.
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

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