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Live With The 19th

Will We End Breast Cancer in Our Lifetime?

Oct. 5, 2022 at 1 p.m. ET
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Breast cancer is the most prominent type of dangerous cancer affecting U.S. women: one in eight will develop it in their lifetimes. While death rates have gone down since the late 1990s, increased screening and better treatments are not applied evenly across race and geography. 

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The 19th is gathering medical experts at the forefront of the fight against cancers that primarily impact women and LGBTQ+ people to talk about what it will take to beat this disease.

We’ll also hear from two survivors about how we talk about cancer, the need for patient-centered care and life after treatment. Do we have the political will and scientific breakthroughs required to achieve the goal of curtailing the impact cancer has on women, transgender and nonbinary people? How can we ensure treatments and support are available to all who need them?

Speakers

Alexandra Glorioso
Health Journalist; CEO, Barred Owl Press
Karen Hawkins
Story Editor, The 19th
Karen E. Jackson
Founder/CEO, Sisters Network Inc.
Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee
Professor and Deputy Director for Translational Research, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Abby Johnston
Abby Johnston
Editorial Director, The 19th
Dr. Connie Lehman, Ph.D.
Professor, Radiology, Harvard Medical School; Chief of Breast Imaging, Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Olufunmilayo (Funmi) Olopade
Professor of Medicine and Human Genetics and founding director of the Center for Clinical Cancer
Emily Ramshaw
Co-founder and CEO, The 19th
Diego Sacristan
Senior Vice President, US Oncology Lead, Pfizer (Sponsor)

Schedule

Welcome | 1:00 p.m. ET

  • Emily Ramshaw, Co-founder and CEO, The 19th

Sponsor remarks from Pfizer | 1:05 p.m. ET

  • Diego Sacristan, Senior Vice President, US Oncology Lead, Pfizer

At the Forefront of the Fight Against Breast Cancer | 1:10 p.m. ET

  • Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee, Professor and Deputy Director for Translational Research, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Dr. Connie Lehman, Ph.D., Professor, Radiology, Harvard Medical School; Chief of Breast Imaging, Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Dr. Olufunmilayo (Funmi) Olopade, Professor of Medicine and Human Genetics and founding director of the Center for Clinical Cancer Genetics and Global Health at the University of Chicago Medicine
  • Moderator: Abby Johnston, Editorial Director, The 19th 

Survival and Beyond | 1:55 p.m. ET

  • Karen E. Jackson, Founder/CEO, Sisters Network Inc.
  • Alexandra Glorioso, Health Journalist; CEO, Barred Owl Press
  • Moderator: Karen Hawkins, Story Editor, The 19th