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11th Annual Conference: Breast Cancer and African Americans (BCAA)

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Event Details:

Despite the progress made in breast cancer, Black women in the U.S. are still being diagnosed with breast cancer at younger ages, at later stages, and with more aggressive forms of breast cancer ultimately resulting in higher death rates from the disease.  

Join an informative dialogue with clinicians, health professionals, researchers, cancer survivors, caregivers, advocates, and other key stakeholders to discuss topics covering the spectrum of breast health and cancer including, but not limited to breast self-awareness; breast cancer risk; early detection; nutrition/healthy eating; physical activity; treatment and clinical trials research; survivorship; stress management; and advocacy. 

Conference highlights include:

  • Distinguished speakers and cancer/health experts representing the diverse knowledge and expertise within the Black/African American community 
  • Discussion of the latest breast cancer topics
  • Helpful tips on nutrition, self-care, stress management, and physical activity
  • Intimate fireside chat with breast cancer champions
  • Continuing education credits are provided by our partners at BABNA (SEE details below)
  • Digital BCAA Souvenir Program Booklet
  • Virtual Health Resource Fair

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) offered to Registered Nurses, Social Workers, and Community Health Education Specialists (CHES) from our partners, the Bay Area Black Nurses' Association (BABNA) - Provider #CEP 9053 - TBD.

There is no cost to attend the conference, but registration is required.  The registration deadline is August 24.

 

 

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