500 Attend LIPSG Breast Cancer Summit

On Oct. 2, approximately 500 people attended the ninth annual Breast Cancer Summit, a free community service program of Long Island Plastic Surgical Group (LIPSG), at the Carltun in Eisenhower Park.

On Oct. 2, the ninth annual Breast Cancer Summit, a free community service program of Long Island Plastic Surgical Group (LIPSG) attracted approximately 500 people who were interested in learning more about breast cancer treatment and recovery to The Carltun in Eisenhower Park.

The program was hosted by Stacey Sager of WABC-TV Eyewitness News. Joan Lunden, former host of Good Morning America, award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker and women’s health and wellness advocate, delivered the much-anticipated keynote. Lunden talked about her diagnosis of triple negative breast cancer in June 2014, and treatment with chemotherapy, surgery and radiation, and the importance of patient advocacy.

From left: LIPSG surgeon Dr. Tommaso Addona and Stacey Sager of WABC-TV Eyewitness News presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to award-winning journalist, women’s health advocate and breast cancer survivor Joan Lunden at the 2019 LIPSG Breast Cancer Summit.

Other talks included “Post Mastectomy and Radiation Therapy” by Donna T. Catell, Radiation Oncology Specialist at NYU Winthrop Hospital; “A Story of Prevention” by Lisa Hansen, LIPSG patient; “Understanding the Physical and Emotional Effects of Breast Cancer” by Erin L. Nau, LCSW, Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program; Panel Discussion: “Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)” featuring Thomas A. Davenport, MD, FACS; Barry K. Douglas, MD, FACS and Noël B. Natoli, MD, FACS, moderated by Tommaso Addona, MD, FACS, all of Long Island Plastic Surgical Group (LIPSG); and “Management of Post Mastectomy Pain” by Patrick F. Annello, MD, Director of Pain Management, St. Francis Hospital.

A vendor expo featured information, products, samples and services of interest to breast cancer patients.

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On Oct. 2, approximately 500 people attended the ninth annual Breast Cancer Summit, a free community service program of Long Island Plastic Surgical Group (LIPSG), at the Carltun in Eisenhower Park.

On Oct. 2, the ninth annual Breast Cancer Summit, a free community service program of Long Island Plastic Surgical Group (LIPSG) attracted approximately 500 people who were interested in learning more about breast cancer treatment and recovery to The Carltun in Eisenhower Park.

The program was hosted by Stacey Sager of WABC-TV Eyewitness News. Joan Lunden, former host of Good Morning America, award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker and women’s health and wellness advocate, delivered the much-anticipated keynote. Lunden talked about her diagnosis of triple negative breast cancer in June 2014, and treatment with chemotherapy, surgery and radiation, and the importance of patient advocacy.

From left: LIPSG surgeon Dr. Tommaso Addona and Stacey Sager of WABC-TV Eyewitness News presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to award-winning journalist, women’s health advocate and breast cancer survivor Joan Lunden at the 2019 LIPSG Breast Cancer Summit.

Other talks included “Post Mastectomy and Radiation Therapy” by Donna T. Catell, Radiation Oncology Specialist at NYU Winthrop Hospital; “A Story of Prevention” by Lisa Hansen, LIPSG patient; “Understanding the Physical and Emotional Effects of Breast Cancer” by Erin L. Nau, LCSW, Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program; Panel Discussion: “Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)” featuring Thomas A. Davenport, MD, FACS; Barry K. Douglas, MD, FACS and Noël B. Natoli, MD, FACS, moderated by Tommaso Addona, MD, FACS, all of Long Island Plastic Surgical Group (LIPSG); and “Management of Post Mastectomy Pain” by Patrick F. Annello, MD, Director of Pain Management, St. Francis Hospital.

A vendor expo featured information, products, samples and services of interest to breast cancer patients.

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