San Antonio Events
March 18: “Confused About Mammography?” Educational program on mammography’s benefits and limitations sponsored by ABCF and UTHSCSA, 6:30-7:30 pm, Cancer Therapy and Research Center (CTRC), 7979 Wurzbach Road, Mabee Conference Room, 4th Floor. To attend, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or (210) 692-9535.
March 24: ABCF Spurs Night. Game begins at 7:30 pm; 14 tickets reserved for dedicated ABCF volunteers. Amgen is providing ABCF with a Spurs Suite and serving appetizers and beverages.
April 5: Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure at Sea World. For more information and to register, visit www.komensanantonio.org.
May 10: Mommypalooza Health Fair, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, Wonderland of the Americas Mall,. Contact Dale Eastman at email@example.com or (210) 492-2554 if you can volunteer during any of the following time slots: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, 12:00 to 2:00 pm, 2:00 to 4:00 pm, 4:00 to 7:00 pm.
March 6-8: Annie Appleseed Project’s Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Cancer Therapies Conference. West Palm Beach, FL.
March 23-24: National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) Team Leader training, 1:00 to 5:00 pm, 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC. For team leaders only. Capitol Hill Lobby Day to be held on Monday, the 23rd, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. For more information, contact Sharon Ford Watkins at (202) 296-7477.
April 5-8: AACR Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. For more information, go to aacr.org and click on survivor/scientists program.
April 12-13: Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, Houston, TX. Registration fee is $65.00; walkers need to raise $1,800. For more information and to find out how to register, contact Dale Eastman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 3-6, 2014: National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) Advocate Leadership Summit and Lobby Day. Hotel for attendees will be Hyatt Crystal City, Arlington, VA. Lobby Day on Capitol Hill will be on May 6. Attendees must raise a minimum of $1,000 to attend in order to cover registration and three nights’ hotel. For more information and to register, visit www.breastcancerdeadline2020.org.
May 5-6: National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) “Advocacy in Action,” focusing on grassroots mobilization and public policy and will include Lobby Day on May 6. Hotel for attendees will be Hyatt Crystal City, Arlington, VA. For patient advocate registration, information and scholarships, go to www.cancer.net.
May 30-June 3: Annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), McCormick Place, Chicago. For patient advocate registration, information and scholarships, visit www.cancer.net.
Webcasts & Conference Calls
March 19: The Role of Exercise, Meditation and Nutrition, Part III of Comprehensive Series on Supportive Care, 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Register at www.CancerCare.org.
March 21: Managing Cancer Pain: What You Need to Know, Part IV of Comprehensive Series on Supportive Care. Register at www.CancerCare.org.