LOUISVILLE, KY (May 23, 2021) —Twisted Pink will host the inaugural MBC Symposium in Louisville, KY on Friday June 25, 2021 at the Clinical and Translational Research Building at UofL Health. The symposium will bring together breast cancer survivors, patients in active treatment, caregivers, oncology clinicians and researchers to learn more about metastatic breast cancer, advances in research, challenges in young women diagnosed with breast cancer and information on clinical trials.
The symposium is being offered at no cost thanks to support from UofL Health – Brown Cancer Center and 3 hours of continuing medical education (CME) is being offered to healthcare professionals. Advance registration is required at www.twistedpink.org.
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About Twisted Pink
The mission of Twisted Pink is to provide hope and connection for people living with metastatic breast cancer by funding bold breakthroughs in research and awareness of the disease. www.twistedpink.org
About UofL Health – Brown Cancer Center
The Brown Cancer Center, part of UofL Health, is an academic cancer center affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine. The cancer center’s goal is to make cancer a disease of the past through cutting-edge care, innovative clinical trials and cancer prevention efforts. Brown Cancer Center is home to Kentucky’s first and longest-accredited program by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. It is a nationally recognized center for the development of experimental cancer therapeutics and diagnostics and have the largest cancer trials program in the region. The cancer center is a global leader in the clinical trial testing of new immunotherapies that activate your body’s immune system to fight cancer and have become early adopters of these immunotherapies that are reducing the cancer death rate in the U.S. Multidisciplinary teams specialize in treating cancers of the blood and bone marrow, breast, head and neck, lungs, and skin, as well as the central nervous system (brain and spine), gastrointestinal, genitourinary and reproductive systems.