Register Today: ILC featured at NWMBCC

Please join LBCA at the 2018 Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference on October 26-27 in Seattle or by livestream to learn about Metastatic Breast Cancer and Lobular Breast Cancer.  Dr. Susan Love will be the keynote speaker on Friday, October 26th. Three educational sessions on Lobular Breast Cancer will be presented on Saturday October 27th.  

Lobular Breast Cancer Program

Saturday sessions are open to ALL patients with ILC and will include breakout educational sessions on Lobular Breast Cancer presented by Steffi Oesterreich, PhD  and Hannah Linden, MD. These sessions will be live-streamed and recorded.  Pre-registration is required to attend  the conference and requested for the livestream.

Friday, October 26th

5:30 – 7:00      ILC Meet and Greet table at the Welcome Reception

Saturday, October 27th

1:30 – 2:15       How is ILC different, and what does it mean for me?

2:15 – 3:00      What’s coming/What’s promising in ILC research

3:10 – 3:40      Lobular Breast Cancer Q&A

Additional activities featuring Lobular Breast Cancer or social or educational gatherings for patients may be organized.  We will post updates and opportunities on this page and on LBCA’s Facebook page.


Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference will present the most current information on treatments, research trials, patient support and national issues for metastatic/stage IV breast cancer (MBC). Lobular Breast Cancer will be featured in special breakout sessions and presentations.  Dr. Susan Love with the Susan Love Research Foundation will kick off the conference on Friday with a keynote address.

When:       Friday, October 26, 2018 and Saturday, October 27, 2018

Location:  Amazon Meeting Center   2031 7th Avenue  Seattle, WA 98121

Registration Required/Attendance Free

Thanks to the generous support of Komen Puget Sound and event sponsors, attendance is free, but registration is required.  Limited need-based grants to assist with travel costs are available; email to inquire.  Patients with ILC are asked to note “lobular” on Q16 of the registration form.  

Friday, October 26
Open to breast cancer patients of any stage and subtype and their caregivers, the conference will kick off with a keynote address from Dr. Susan Love of the Dr. Susan Love Foundation and continue with sessions on improving quality of life during and after treatment including showing patients how to best advocate for themselves.

Saturday, October 27
Designed for patients living with metastatic breast cancer or lobular breast cancer, Saturday’s sessions will cover the latest news and bring the leading area researchers and doctors together with national experts to share about treatment advances, clinical trials and national advocacy issues for MBC and ILC. New this year, the conference will also include intimate roundtable sessions to help answer patients’ most pressing questions about MBC.

Did you miss the 2017 NWMBCC conference?  Watch the livestream of the full 2017 conference here.  And view last years sessions presented by Dr. Oesterreich and Dr. Linden:

Lobular Breast Cancer 101:  Fundamentals

Lobular Breast Cancer 102:  Metastasis and Clinical