THE PERSEPHONE TRIAL
ASCO ANNUAL MEETING
THE PERSEPHONE TRIAL
ASCO ANNUAL MEETING
ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM: CANCER AND CAPITALISM
HIGH PRICE OF GENE DRUGS
MEET THE THERAPY DOGS
OUTSMARTING CANCER: THE HOPE OF IMMUNOTHERAPY
JALBCA’s NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
JALBCA FALL ACTIVITIES 2017
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY- STATEMENT ON PROPOSED FEDERAL TAX BILL
JALBCA ANNUAL COURTHOUSE ALERT COCKTAIL PARTY
TEAM JALBCA – 27TH ANNUAL KOMEN GREATER NYC RACE FOR THE CURE
CHEMO BRAIN AND COPING WITH COGNITIVE CHANGES AFTER TREATMENT- NYU LECTURE
JALBCA’S 2017 ANNUAL AWARDS PRESENTATION DINNER
NYU PROGRAM: PROTECTIONS FOR CANCER PATIENTS IN THE WORKPLACE
PROGRAM – MALE BREAST CANCER
UPDATES FROM 2017 SAN ANTONIO BREAST CANCER SYMPOSIUM
JALBCA’S ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM
JALBCA RECOGNITION AT NBCC GALA
WBASNY AND JALBCA JOIN FOR A LUNCH AND LEARN
SUPPORT FOR SURVIVORS NETWORK
OPTIMIZING OUTCOMES FOR CANCER SURVIVORSHIP
MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY PROGRAM FOR 2015
DRUG TREATMENT FOR BRAIN METASTASES
SUSAN SOLOMON INTERN 2016-2017
JALBCA’S 2016 ANNUAL AWARDS PRESENTATION DINNER
HEREDITARY BREAST AND OVARIAN CANCER FROM GENETICS TO POP CULTURE
3D MAMMOGRAPHY UPDATE
March 2016: Panel Discussion Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Newly Elected Officers 2016 – 2017
JALBCA Grant Recipient Report
Cancer Data Base Study Finds Recommendation to Omit Radiation Therapy after Lumpectomy for Some Patients Is Often Not Followed
Upcoming educational programs and a comprehensive report from the JALBCA 2015 Symposium, “The DCIS Controversy Through the Lens of Better Science: Will President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative Save Lives?” (Shown at right, Symposium VIPs.)
Details of the 20th Annual Ellen P. Hermanson Memorial Sympoisium, update on our spring program, “Upworthy Ideas,” and highlights from our representative to the NBCC’s 2015 Project Lead Institute.
In the August 2015 issue:
A look at summer events, including a cocktail-party-style fundraiser featuring a unique book, “Reflections of the Breast: Breast Cancer in Art Through the Centuries,” by art historian Tanya Manueli, shown here with the Hon. Barbara Jaffe, a member of JALBCA’s board of directors and the chairperson for this event. Plus, the most recent news in cancer research, treatment, and funding.
In the June 2015 issue:
JALBCA’s 2015 annual dinner, at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan, enjoyed the largest attendance in its history–evidence of the group’s expanded community outreach in the New York area.
Also in this newsletter, status updates from JALBCA grantees the Mount Sinai Breast Health Resource Program, the New York City Bar Association Cancer Advocacy Project, and the Family Center’s Judith S. Kaye Project.
In the February 2015 issue:
Learning and Lobbying: In our feature article, two JALBCA members share what they learned about the scientific and political complexity of breast cancer research at the most recent Project LEAD workshop. They also learned how and why the National Breast Cancer Coalition wants to press for a cure by 2020.
In the November 2014 issue:
The 19th Annual JALBCA Symposium was held on October 6, 2014, with the topic “Off-Label Treatment: Use of Cancer Drugs Outside of Conventional Trials and Government Approvals.” Attendees heard about safety issues, patents, insurance reimbursements, and more.
Also in this issue, photo op with the Brooklyn Borough President for Breast Cancer Awareness month.
In the September 2014 issue:
Events and resources, as well as news updates…
In the July 2014 issue:
In the March 2014 issue:
How Mary Solomon, director of the Scan Van Mobile Mammography Van Program, is helping JALBCA spread the word about breast cancer awareness and early detection with a series of Lunch & Learn programs. Also inside the issue:
In the December 2013 issue:
Highlights of the 2013 annual symposium, Litigating for the Cure.
“The business of cancer research is essentially in the hands of a pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry not willing or able to contribute to the greater body of knowledge by sharing information.”
In the September 2013 issue:
Details about coverage and exceptions under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, news on neoadjuvant therapy options and clinical trials in breast cancer, and more.
In the June 2013 issue:
Highlights of the 2013 annual dinner, and an update on the National Breast Cancer Coalition’s current efforts to aid research, clinical trials, and the development of a preventive vaccine.
In the March 2013 issue:
In the February 2013 issue:
In the November 2012 issue:
In the August 2012 issue:
Governor Cuomo signs Breast Density Inform Law in June 2012; Pfizer settles Prempro; a look at ADCs; increased breast cancer risk found for childhood cancer survivors; medical identity theft.
In the June 2012 issue:
JALBCA annual dinner highlights, including presentation of the first annual Maite Aquino Memorial Grant.
In the April 2012 issue:
Relaunch of the JALBCA hotline; the safety of soy foods for breast cancer survivors; the impact of cancer drug shortages on patient care; Supreme Court rules on biotech diagnostic test.
In the February 2012 issue:
Highlights of the December 2011 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium; FDA decision about bisphosphonates for osteoporosis prevention and treatment.