About This Educational Activity
Title: You and Breast Cancer – An Animated Patient's Guide to Breast Cancer
This educational activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of patients and caregivers affected by breast cancer and metastatic breast cancer.
This educational activity has been developed by the American Breast Cancer Foundation and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.
This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their healthcare professionals for optimal outcomes.
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Pfizer.
This website was launched on May 31, 2018.
Dr. Roisin Connolly, MD
Breast and Ovarian Cancer Program
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
Dr. Marshalee George, PhD, MSN, MSPH, CRNP, AOCNP
Faculty, Research Associate, Oncology Nurse Practitioner
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Department of Surgery: Division of Surgical Oncology
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center (SKCCC):
Johns Hopkins Center to Reduce Cancer Disparities
Johns Hopkins Breast Center
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center &
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Conflict of Interest Disclosures:
Mechanisms In Medicine Inc. is committed to providing its learners with high quality educational activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.
The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this educational activity:
- Dr. Roisin Connolly – Research funding received from Novartis, Prma, Biotechnology, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Clovis Oncology, Merck, Genentech.
- Dr. Marshalee George - Nothing to disclose.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance their own personal development.
- The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management.
- Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should be discussed with your physician.
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