What's Best for Breasts ? A Conversation with Clinicians (10.8.22)
Due to the continued presence of COVID-19 in our community, What's Best For Breasts? A Conversation with Duke Clinicians will again be held online this year. The date for the free-of-charge community event is Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to noon.
This public symposium includes educational information sessions and Q & A panels with some of the leading experts in breast health.
Topics will include:
- Breast Cancer Risk & Genetics
- Breast Imaging
- Benign Breast Disease
- Women's Health
- Breast Reconstruction
- Exercise and Cancer
- Local Resources & Access to Care
- Breast Cancer Research
List of Speakers
Breast Cancer Survivor Vennice Roberts
"Sometimes we have to go on a journey we don't want to go on. But I'm getting better."
Dorothy Lowell, MD; Duke Breast Radiologist
Susan McDuff, MD; Duke Radiation Oncologist
Colin Champ, MD; Alleghany Radiation Oncologist
Nadia Alguilera-Funez, BA; Certified Patient Navigator/Health Educator, DCI Community Outreach, Engagement, and Equity
LaSonia Barnett, MA; Certified Patient Navigator/Senior Program Coordinator, DCI Community Outreach, Engagement, and Equity
Sydney Record, MD Candidate 2023
Kendra Parrish, DO; Duke Breast Surgical Oncology Fellow
Maggie DiNome, MD; Medical Director of DCI Breast Cancer Services in Wake County
Rebecca Knackstedt, MD, PhD; Duke Microvascular, Plastic, and Reconstructive Surgeon
Jennifer Plichta, MD, MS; Director of DCI Breast Risk Assessment Clinic
Laura Rosenberger, MD; Duke Breast Surgeon
Philip Spanheimer, MD; UNC Breast Surgeon
Jackie White, NP; Duke Breast Surgery Nurse Practitioner
Hannah Woriax, MD; Duke Breast Surgeon
Jeffrey Marks, PhD; Duke Breast Cancer Researcher
Recording of "What's Best for Breasts" 2021
What's Best for Breasts
(October 8, 2022)
*Registration is required and will be open until October 1. Only registered participants will receive the link to the event. Be sure to include your email address when you register, so that you can receive the event link.There is no fee to participate.
"Reminder: Make health and wellness your priority, including breast self-awareness and an annual exam as part of your women’s health-Ob/Gyn appointment"
— surgical oncologist Jennifer Plichta, MD, MS, director, Breast Risk Assessment Clinic
Make an Appointment to See a Specialist
To make an appointment, call 888.275.3853.