Monday, November 1, 2010

A Silver Lining Foundation's Dr. Sandy Goldberg moderates Many Faces of Breast Cancer event


A Silver Lining Foundation founder and breast cancer survivor Dr. Sandy Goldberg, Ph.D. moderates the upcoming Many Faces of Breast Cancer event, "Living with Advanced Breast Cancer" 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16 at the Wyndham Chicago (633 N. St. Clair St., Chicago).

"Living with Advanced Breast Cancer," is an educational event focused on the unique needs and issues faced by women living with advanced breast cancer. Hear from leading medical professionals and inspirational women living with advanced disease, and learn about local resources and support. Leading medical professionals provide insight into the clinical and emotional impact of advanced breast cancer, information about the latest research, and more.

Joining Dr. Sandy, who also serves as NBC Chicago's Health and Nutrition Contributer, are Virginia Kaklamani, M.D., D.Sc., Director of Translational Breast Cancer Research and Co-Director of the Cancer Genetics Program, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Northwestern University; and Ruta Rao, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Rush University Medical Center.

The event is sponsored by Gilda's Club Chicago, in association with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force, Breast Cancer Network of Strength, Sisters Network, Inc., and Succeed.

Registration for the event begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission, parking and refreshments are complimentary.

To RSVP, call (877) 267-2316 or e-mail ManyFacesChicago@zenogroupevents.com.

For more information on A Silver Lining Foundation, visit http://www.asilverliningfoundation.org/.

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