Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition: the 24th Annual Breast Cancer Update

Empowering our community in the fight against breast cancer

The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition’s (DBCC) Annual Breast Cancer Update began as a small scientific meeting to update physicians about the latest trends in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Recognizing the importance of sharing the most up-to-date information the Breast Cancer Update has grown to an annual educational conference offered free to the public.

Each year the Breast Cancer Update features leading medical breast cancer panel experts and informational resources offering the latest developments in treatment and care to breast cancer survivors and their families, physicians, nurses, students, and allied health professionals.

It is our goal to have programming that empowers our community in the fight against breast cancer. The Annual Breast Cancer Update allows us to bring nationally renowned speakers in the breast cancer field and gives us the opportunity to educate the community about the innovative research, treatment, and programs that are available in Delaware.

If you missed the report, check out the RECORDING

2022 Breast Cancer Update Objectives

1. Identify current trends and advances in breast cancer treatment, diagnosis and clinical trials.

2. Summarize the “Artemis Project”- an ongoing vaccine clinical trial for the prevention of metastasis utilizing mRNA technology.

3. Compare current surgical options for de-escalation of breast surgery and in the axilla.

4. List current approaches and advances in chemotherapeutic treatment options.

5. Outline current research initiatives on blood diagnostics.

You can get involved!

As we retirees do life together, we GET to share opportunities to GIVE BACK, especially now that we may be blessed with the time, energy, and even the finances (if we’re lucky!). We can also find help, knowing that this issue is close to many homes, and pass it along.

“Breast cancer can happen to you, or to someone you love. Since 1991, the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) has dedicated all of its resources to the fight against breast cancer in Delaware and our surrounding communities. This amazing non-profit provides programs of early detection, awareness and education, as well as resources for the care and support of those newly diagnosed or facing recurrence. DBCC celebrates life with breast cancer survivors and remains committed to providing access to care.”

Their programmes include both extensive SURVIVOR PROGRAMS, as well as much-needed COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND INTERVENTION. This dynamic partnership offers us the chance to both access much needed resources and services in times of need, the DBCC also give you the opportunity join them in giving back.

Another focal point of this team’s incredible work is COMING UP SOON! “Each year the Breast Cancer Update features leading medical breast cancer panel experts and informational resources offering the latest developments in treatment and care to breast cancer survivors and their families, as well as the community of health professionals. This annual update brings nationally renowned speakers in the breast cancer field and gives us the opportunity to educate the community about the innovative research, treatment, and programs that are available in Delaware.”

A Glance at the Impact of DBCC’s 2020-21 Year!


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