Expert-led Workshops

Through our cutting-edge series of national teleconferences and social media chats, you can interact with leading medical experts and community advocates to access the latest information and research on breast and ovarian health. If you’ve missed any of our programs, you can still access many of them through our archive of podcasts and written transcripts.

World Ovarian Cancer Day Tweet Chat

May 8, 2013

Presented By: Bright Pink, Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, Teal Toes

Category: Twitter Chats

Audience: All

Review our transcript from the World Ovarian Cancer Day Tweet Chat, presented by Bright Pink, Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, and Teal Toes.

Navigating Legal and Insurance Issues as a High-Risk Young Woman

June 13, 2012

Presented by: Bright Pink and Cancer Legal Resource Center

Category: Twitter Chats

Audience: High Risk

Explains the legal and financial rights for high-risk young women, cancer fighters, and survivors.

Forging Connections, Fortifying Relationships: Dating, Relating, and Living Fully

February 8, 2012

Speakers: Jean Rowe, LCSW, OSW-C, Young Survival Coalition; Jamie Pleva, breast cancer survivor and advocate

Category: Teleconferences

Audience: All

Explores body image, self-confidence, intimacy, and communication issues for high-risk young women and provides tips for navigating relationships and connecting with significant others.

Fertility Preservation for High-Risk Young Women

November 15, 2011

Teresa Woodruff, Ph.D., Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University; Kristin Nelson, high-risk advocate

Category: Teleconferences

Audience: High Risk

Offers fertility preservation and parenthood options for high-risk young women and provides resources to help navigate the fertility preservation process.

Ovarian Health 101

September 26, 2011

Diljeet Singh, MD, DRPH, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University; Cara Tenenbaum, Vice President for Policy, Ovarian Cancer National Alliance; Kimberly Merrell, ovarian cancer survivor and volunteer, National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

Category: Teleconferences

Audience: All

Examines the latest research in ovarian cancer risk and prevention.

Protect Yourself: What Young Women Need to Know about Genetics and Breast/Ovarian Cancer

January 10, 2011

Speakers: Kenneth Offit, MD, MPH, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Amber Trivedi, MS, CGC, Informed DNA; Andrea Barmish Mazza, Ph.D., cancer survivor and advocate

Category: Teleconferences

Audience: All

Explores the link between genetics and breast/ovarian cancer and discusses genetic counseling, genetic testing, and how to develop a proactive strategy to take charge of your health.

Forging Connections, Fortifying Relationships: Dating, Relating, and Living Fully

June 14, 2010

Karen Hurley, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Jaclyn Jensen, advocate; Stefanie LaRue, breast cancer survivor and advocate, Young Survival Coalition

Category: Teleconferences

Audience: High Risk

Addresses self-image, communication issues, fear of rejection, and navigating relationships as a high-risk young woman or breast cancer survivor.

Everything You Need to Know and Nothing You Don’t About Your Ovarian Health

September 20, 2010

Diljeet Singh, MD, DRPH, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University; Niki Quasney, cancer fighter and advocate; Georgi Morales, Ovarian Cancer National Alliance; Elana Silber, Sharsheret

Category: Teleconferences

Audience: All

Analyzes ovarian cancer risk factors, symptoms, prevention tips, and ways to be proactive with your ovarian health at a young age.

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