Video: ILC Mini-Symposium at 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

The 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) was held December 5 – 9 in San Antonio, Texas.  Lobular Breast Cancer (ILC) was prominently featured at the conference with a  Mini-Symposium entitled: Lobular Breast Cancer: Is it a Different Disease.

View the 2017 SABCS ILC mini-symposium presentations 

⇒ Pathology and genomics of lobular breast carcinomas and their precursors

⇒ Understanding the unique biology of ILC

⇒ Tailoring systemic therapy for patients with lobular breast cancer

Moderator: Otto Metzger, MD  Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Links provided courtesy of San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium™

Patients may find the patient-friendly summary of the ILC mini-symposium presented at the Alamo Breast Cancer Foundation’s (ABCF) Hot Mentor sessions helpful as an overview.  (The ILC summary starts around minute 20 of the Hot Mentor Session video.)

LBCA at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2017

LBCA was well represented at SABCS, bringing a delegation of seven patient advocates and presenting a poster “Lobular Breast Cancer Alliance: Advocates Advancing Research, Screening, Treatment and Follow-up Care for Lobular Breast Disease”.

View the Breast Cancer Research Foundations’ video interview of LBCA’s Scientific Advisory Board Chair Dr. Steffi Oesterreich as she provides an overview of the ILC mini-symposium and LBCA patient advocate co-chair Leigh Pate discussing the need for more research to identify targeted therapies and refine treatments for ILC for patients.


LBCA Steering committee members Lori, Marilyn and Meg with Scientific Advisory Board Chair Dr. Steffi Oesterreich