What is Breast Cancer? Back to the Basics by Jennifer Diamond, MD
The session kicks off the series with an overview of breast health, including a review of anatomy and physiology, timelines for exams and how to maintain breast health.
Early Detection & Screening in Breast Cancer: Nursing's Role by Theresa Harrington, CRNP, MSN, OCN
We know that early detection improves survival rates in breast cancer. This program helps to dispel the myths surrounding breast cancer development and screening for the disease and the role nurse's play.
What is Cancer Navigation? by Loril Garrett, BSN, RN, OCN, CBCN, CBPN-IC
What are nurse navigators? Why are they becoming increasingly important for healthcare and for breast cancer patients? Learn what these nurses do to help breast cancer patients balance all aspects of diagnosis, treatment, and ultimately survival.
Are We There Yet? An Update on Breast Cancer Research, Part 2 by Evelyn Robles-Rodriguez, RN, MSN, APN, C, AOCN
How close are we to a cure for breast cancer? What about new treatments and procedures? Learn about targeted therapies, state-of-the-art treatments, gene studies and new medications on the horizon. Attend this webinar and get an update on where we are in the fight against breast cancer.
Psychological Support for Those with Breast Cancer by Sandra Finestone, PsyD
Review the psychological impact from receving a diagnosis of breast cancer to the end of treatment and beyond. This webinar will discuss the fear, the shock, how to cope with illness and establish a new ‘norm', as well as long-term health effects, both physical and psychological.
Genetic Risk for Developing Breast Cancer: Implications for Nursing Care by Suzanne M. Mahon, RN, DNSc, AOCN®, APN
This webinar will provide an overview of who is at risk for developing breast cancer because of their family history, when to refer to a genetics professional for evaluation and testing, the genetic testing process, implications for entire families, and management strategies for those with hereditary risk.
The Barriers, Supports and Nursing Interventions of a Breast Cancer Navigator Program by Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS
Nurse navigators were created in 2005, yet the need to understand specific community needs, overcome barriers to healthcare needs and adherence to plans of care continue to increase. Learn the challenges and effective methods to develop, support and grow nurse navigator programs in hospitals and other appropriate heathcare delivery systems.
The NBCF Story
The National Breast Cancer Foundation was founded in 1991 by breast cancer survivor, Janelle Hail. NBCF continues to grow every year to help more and more women around the world by educating them about breast cancer and providing free mammograms to women in need.
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Early Detection Plan
The best way to fight against breast cancer is to have a plan that helps you detect the disease in its early stages. This program by the National Breast Cancer Foundation is available for iPhone users.
Beyond the Shock
Educational resource with informational videos, stories from breast cancer survivors, and a community Q&A. The National Breast Cancer Foundation offers this program for iPad and iPhone users.
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