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Beat the Odds Breast Cancer Education Forum - 2020

This virtual event will take place on Wednesday, August 5th, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.

Annual Memorial Cynthia Shenker Speaker - Jung-Min Lee, MD from the Center for Cancer Research at the National Cancer Institute.

Forum Focus: New Triple Negative Breast Cancer Treatments and Understanding and Accessing Clinical Trials for Breast Cancer

Additional information and registration instructions to be provided shortly.


Past Events

2019 Beat the Odds

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

Saratoga Springs City Center, Saratoga Springs

Forum focus: Critical Issues Relating to Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction Using Silicone Implants

Featured Cynthia Shenker Guest Speaker - Steven Nagel, MD, Surgical Oncologist, Medical Officer, Division of Surgical Devices and Drug Safety at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Andrew Warheit, MD, Radiologist, St. Peter's Health Partners

Following the presentations, To Life! held a Question and Answer period to further address the topic. The panel included Dr. Nagel and Dr. Warheit and they were joined by Danielle Kroll, MD, Breast Oncologist and Medical Officer at the Office of Hematology and Oncology Products at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

If you would like to hear the complete audio from the Q & A panel discussion, please go to our YouTube page or click on the link below.


2018 Beat the Odds
Wednesday, August 8th, 2018, 8am - 12noon
Saratoga Springs City Center, Saratoga Springs


Luba Djurdjinovic, MS
Genetic Counselor, Executive Director, Ferre Institute, Ferre Genetics, Inc.

Edward M. Liebers, MD
Medical Oncologist, Saratoga Hospital Medical Group

Jennifer Herbert Benedict
Mom, RN, Breast Cancer Survivor