Events – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

This October, we want to go beyond awareness and take action, especially for patients undergoing treatment during this pandemic. Mark your calendar for these Komen events throughout the month.

Educate and Empower Speaker Series

October 7, 14 and 21 | 12:00 p.m.

At Komen, we seek to EDUCATE and EMPOWER the community so you can take ACTION and prioritize your health. Join us for a three-week virtual Lunch and Learn series in partnership with Texas Oncology and Texas Breast Specialists. Click here to register. 

Patients’ Access Webinar—Breast Screening & Diagnostic Imaging

Thursday, October 8 | 12:00 p.m. October and November

This webinar in Komen’s Patients’ Access series will feature a panel discussion on breast screening and diagnostic imaging. Click here to register.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Impact Series

Throughout October and November

Komen offers conferences and events across the country to connect metastatic breast cancer patients and loved ones with information, resources and others in the MBC community. To register and learn more, visit mbc.komen.org. 

Virtual Research Panel

Monday, October 12 | 6:00 p.m.

Join Susan G. Komen® Central Tennessee, chief scientific advisor Dr. Jennifer Pietenpol and two Komen Scholars, Dr. Ben Park and Dr. Ingrid Mayer, for a Virtual Research Panel. Topics will include deciphering and treating metastatic breast cancer, new and on-the-horizon breast cancer therapies and updates on breast cancer prevention and early detection strategies. Click here to register.

Survivor Social

Wednesday, October 21 | 7:00 p.m.

Connection, hope and laughter are the themes for this special Breast Cancer Awareness Month Survivor Social hosted by Komen. This hour is for you, wherever you are in your breast cancer journey. No slide decks or formal presentation—this is all about bringing joy to your day! Click here to register. 

COVID-19’s Impacts on Care: A Breast Health Forum

Wednesday, October 28 | 8:45-11:15 a.m.

Join us for Komen’s Fall Breast Health Forum in partnership with Baylor University. Learn about how the pandemic is impacting the breast cancer community, available resources and Komen’s united mission vision. Click here to register. 

We hope you’ll join us! In honor of this important month, we urge you to take action and schedule your annual mammogram.