National Programs and Events
Living Beyond Breast Cancer - Free Teleconferences and Events
Register at http://www.lbbc.org/Events
Update from San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Thursday, Dec. 19, 11 a.m. - noon CDT
LBBC Young Advocate Program
Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s Young Women’s Initiative is now accepting applications for the 2014 Young Advocate Program. The Young Advocate Program will train a small group of young women to better advocate within their communities and to gain a better understanding of breast cancer, while providing financial assistance to attend C4YW, the Annual Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer, on February 21-23, 2013, in Orlando, Fla. For more info, click here.
Cancer Care - Free Teleconferences
Register at http://www.cancercare.org/connect_workshops
Update on Lymphoma from the 2013 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting
Thursday, Dec. 12, 12:30-1:30 p.m. CDT
Progress in the Treatment of Polycythemia Vera
Monday, Dec. 16, 12:30-1:30 p.m. CDT
The Latest Developments Reported at the 36th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 12:30-1:30 p.m. CDT
Update from the 2013 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 12:30-1:30 p.m. CDT
Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund
The Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund provides financial support with treatment services, co-pays, temporary housing and other expenses to young adults (18-40 years old) diagnosed with cancer. Download the application at www.bmcf.net/apply.htm.
Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance
The Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance is a collaboration of 15 organizations to improve the lives of and outcomes for those living with metastatic breast cancer and their families through increasing awareness and education about the disease and advancing policy and strategic coordination of research funding specifically focused on metastatic disease. For more info, visit http://mbcalliance.org.
Patient Advocate Foundation
The Patient Advocate Foundation has launched a new assistance program for individuals with breast cancer. The Komen Treatment Assistance Program Financial Aid Fund provides financial support to offset treatment-related expenses. Those who qualify can use the one-time grant to cover expenses for lymphedema care and supplies, durable medical equipment, transportation costs associated with treatment, prosthesis and wigs, or childcare and/or eldercare needed for treatment. To apply, call 855-824-7941. For more info, visit www.patientadvocate.org/gethelp.