Cancer Support Community – Redondo Beach to Host Talk with Breast Cancer Updates from the 2012 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Breastlink Breast Oncologist Dr. James Waisman to Share Insights from the Convention
Redondo Beach, Calif., January 8, 2013 – The Cancer Support Community – Redondo Beach (CSC-RB) announced James Waisman, M.D., a breast dedicated medical oncologist with Breastlink Medical Group, a network of comprehensive breast health centers, will provide a free, public talk covering key findings from the 2012 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). Dr. Waisman attended the 2012 SABCS, which was held December 4-8, 2012 in San Antonio.
“San Antonio is the largest and most important meeting on breast cancer in the world,” said Dr. Waisman, a breast dedicated medical oncologist. “We learned about key developments that will impact our ability to better diagnose and treat breast cancer. I look forward to sharing updates on many long-term studies, the effectiveness of tamoxifen and how evidence-based medicine is moving closer to the goal of ‘personalized’ therapy, in addition to other insights.”
SABCS is an annual breast cancer convention that brings together more than 7,000 academic researchers, private physicians and health care professionals. It is one of the most important breast cancer conventions in the world.
- When: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.
- Where: Cancer Support Community – Redondo Beach, 109 W. Torrance Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA, 90277
- Who: Breastlink Breast Oncologist James Waisman, M.D.
- What: San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Update
- Parking: 25 cents
- RSVP: Cancer Support Community – Redondo Beach | (310) 376-3550
About the Cancer Support Community – Redondo Beach
Cancer Support Community-Redondo Beach (CSC-RB) provides over 150 free programs per month of emotional support, education and hope for people with cancer and their families. Services include drop-in networking groups, weekly support group programs, informational brochures, stress reduction, exercise and mind-body activities, educational lectures and workshops on nutrition and treatment. Offering what is considered to be the gold standard of psychosocial support, all programs at CSC-RB are derived from evidence-based psychosocial oncology and mind-body research. For more information: www.cancersupportredondobeach.org.
Breastlink is a network of comprehensive breast health centers offering full-service breast cancer treatment from initial screenings to the successful completion of treatment. Breastlink has a multidisciplinary team of oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, psychotherapists, researchers and patient advocates on staff to address the needs of breast cancer patients.