The local chapter of Sisters Network Oregon and SW Washington is honored to host the Sisters Network Incorporation National Ten-City Tour in Portland, Oregon, "Breast Matters", July 29, 2017 from 9:00 a.m.-1 pm at Providence Cancer Center located at 4805 NE Glisan, Portland (doors open at 8:00 am; parking and entrance also available on NE 47th off Glisan). Conference fee is $10.00; and registration is NOW open.
The Sisters Network Inc. National African American Breast Cancer conference was created to meet the unique needs of African American women diagnosed with breast cancer. The 10 City Conference Tour offers survivors and those with a vested interest in the opportunity to learn more about breast cancer issues. This one day conference will include a raffle, lunch, an interactive learning environment that include the latest research, general breast health, clinical trials, how to be your own advocate; a vendor village, and networking opportunities. All survivors, caregivers, clinicians and general community are invited to attend.
Please register here or visit www.sistersnetworkinc.org or call national toll free 1-866-781-1808.
David B. Page, MD, Providence Health and Services will share his research that investigates new cancer treatment approaches that harness the ability of an individual's immune system to recognize, attack and eliminate cancer. He is developing immunotherapy clinical trial options for both early stage breast cancer and advanced breast cancer.
Felita Singleton, MS, Breast Cancer Survivor, Higher Education and Behavioral Health Professional will share her personal journey to wellness and how to be your own advocate.
Sisters Network Inc., was founded in 1994 by Karen J. Jackson, Sisters Network Inc. is governed by an elected Board of Directors and assisted by an appointed Medical Advisory Board. The organization's purpose is to save lives and provide a broader scope of knowledge that addresses the breast cancer survivorship crisis affecting African American women around the country. Currently Sisters Network Inc. has over 30 affiliate chapters located in 15 cities. Local and national conference sponsors include Providence Cancer Center, Portland; Genentech, Cancer Support Community and Pharma Mar.