Virtual: Dr. Heeke: Bone Health Before & After Cancer Treatment
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
While bone loss is part of aging for many people, breast cancer treatments may lead to bone loss no matter your age. If you develop osteoporosis, your bones become porous and weak and are more likely to break. Find out some causes of osteoporosis in breast cancer survivors and ways to help prevent and slow down bone density loss.
Learn about causes of osteoporosis in breast cancer survivors and ways to help prevent and slow down bone density loss.
NOTE: This session will be delivered online using Zoom. You can participate using your computer, smartphone, or tablet. There is no cost involved nor software to load. All you need is the meeting link and password, which we will provide via email confirmation when you register above (using the button at the top of this session description). We suggest using the provided meeting link a few minutes prior to the start of the session. If you don't receive a confirmation email from us within an hour of registering, please check your SPAM folder for it or email: email@example.com
Arielle L. Heeke, MD, is a Breast Medical Oncologist at Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, NC. She earned her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Emory University School of Medicine and her fellowship at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University School of Medicine. She is Board Certified in Medical Oncology, Hematology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Heeke has spoken at international scientific and educational events, including ASCO and the American Society of Clinical Oncology Advantage: Breast Cancer, and others. Her research interests focus on biomarker-driven evaluation and tailored treatment. Dr. Heeke has been published in numerous peer-reviewed medical journals and abstracts, including Frontiers in Oncology and the Journal of Clinical Oncology Precision Oncology.
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Programs at Carolina Breast Friends should not be used as a substitute for any treatment. Sessions are intended to provide community and general support for breast cancer survivors. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Consult your doctor if you are in any way concerned about activities that are part of an offered program.