Komen Conversations


Komen Conversations is a series of educational discussions for breast cancer survivors and fighters hosted by Susan G. Komen Virginia Blue Ridge


Details for Session 10:

Topic: Breast Cancer Metastasis

Survivors and fighters are invited to a breakfast social with Komen-funded researcher, Dr. Melanie Rutkowski. Dr. Rutkowski studies metastasis and how factors such as gut health can increase the risk of developing metastatic breast cancer.


Date: April 10th, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM

Location: The Famous Toastery at Keagy Village


*Caregivers and Co-survivors are welcome to register and attend with their survivor/fighter.

Brought to you by Survivor Sponsor:

Past Komen Conversations

Details for Session 9:

Topic: Pilates for Survivors and Fighters
Teresa Julian lead a Pilates workshop in Lynchburg to discuss the benefits of exercise when it comes to preventing breast cancer and recovery post-survivorship.

Details for Session 8:

Topic: Combating Chemo Brain

Dr. Brice Jackson discussed how occupational therapy can be utilized to address cognitive decline associated with chemotherapy treatments.

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