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    CPIC 7th Annual African American Breast Cancer Conference Returns to Oakland

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    The Cancer Prevention Institute of California, in collaboration with the Stanford Cancer Center is pleased to invite you to attend the 7th Annual African American Breast Cancer Conference, “Each One Reach One (EORO):

    “Working Together to Make a Change” taking place on Saturday, May 7, 2011 from 8:00am – 3:30pm at the Conference Center at The Cathedral of Christ the Light located on Harrison St. in downtown Oakland.

    We are returning this year with another exciting and informative program that you will not want to miss!!  “Each One Reach One” is an annual breast cancer awareness and education program that provides African American women with comprehensive and culturally-appropriate information about breast cancer, in addition to connecting them with medical experts, clinicians, survivors, and other valuable resources.  The Keynote Speaker for this year’s event is Edna Campbell,  Retired 7- Yr Veteran of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and Breast Cancer Survivor. 

    Topics include: breast cancer risks, early detection, prevention, nutrition, physical activity, treatment options, young women and breast cancer (i.e. triple negative breast cancer, inflammatory breast cancer, recurrent & advanced metastatic breast cancer), men and breast cancer, emotional/psychological wellness and cancer, and survivorship. The target audience for this program include patients, survivors, caregivers, family members, friends, health professionals, community advocates, as well as the general public.  African American women of all ages and health status encouraged to attend this event.

    REGISTRATION/TRAVEL INFO:

    Registration for this event is $20 per person.  Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for RN, and MFT/LCSW for an additional $35.  All fees are non-refundable.  To register for this event or for more information, visit www.cpic.org/EORO or phone 1.888.315.5988 (option 5), or email pamela.ratliff@cpic.orgThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  If you are interested in registering multiple people and/or a group either by mail or online, please provide each individual’s complete contact information (name, mailing address,phone and email – if available) so they can receive a confirmation packet or email (online only).

    We are committed to ensuring that this educational opportunity is available to all African American women, regardless of socioeconomic status.  Scholarships are available to cover registration for lower-income women, as well as those experiencing financial difficulty by advance request. Early registration is encouraged; seating limited.  Deadline to register is May 2nd. For your convenience, click here for the official Conference Brochure, including Registration Form.  Carpooling and public transportation are encouraged for this event.  Shuttle service from BART station will be available by advance request.  Please check website at www.cpic.org/EORO for further details.  Please feel free to disseminate this information widely among your colleagues, friends, family members, professional and/or faith-based organizations, and community contacts. We encourage you to bring at least one person with you to the event in the spirit of EACH ONE REACH ONE and appreciate the support of all of those who continue to spread the word about this important event!! 

    FUNDERS/PARTNERS/SUPPORTERS:

    We wish to thank the generous Funders of this event – the Stanford Cancer Center and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health, as well as our many Community Partners and Supporters – Women’s Cancer Resource Center, American Cancer Society, Breast Cancer Connections, Network for a Healthy California – Bay Area Region, African American Campaign, and our Media Partners – Comcast and KBLX 102.9FM (tentative list).

    We sincerely appreciate your help and support, and look forward to seeing you on May 7th in Oakland!

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