Triple Negative Breast Cancer and African American Women

Friday, October 31, 2014

TNBC Foundation partnered with CancerCare to provide you with a free workshop, Triple Negative Breast Cancer and African American Women. To view the webcast or to download the MP3, please click here.

Workshop Topics

  • Overview of Triple Negative Breast Cancer
  • Triple Negative Breast Cancer and African American Women
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • Clinical Trials: How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • Managing Side Effects, Neuropathy and Pain
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts


Lisa A. Newman

Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Director, Breast Care Center
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center

Carey K. Anders

Carey K. Anders, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology Oncology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Edith P. Mitchell

Edith P. Mitchell, MD, FACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncolog yProgram Leader
Gastrointestinal Oncology Department of Medical Oncology Director,
Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities
Associate Director, Diversity Affairs
Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson

Allison Nilsen, MSW

Allison Nilsen, MSW
Coordinator, Women’s Cancers Program