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Find inspiration at home as leaders in health, wellness, business, and community share their stories in monthly live Zoom events.



Cannabinoid Care in Integrative Oncology
Dr. Brooke Worster and Greg Garber, Director of Oncology Support ...
Skin Health and Cancer
Board Certified Dermatologist and Inflammatory Breast Cancer Survivor, ...
Doulas for Living with Metastatic and Advanced Cancer Disease
Erin Collins shares her work as a doula and providing non-medical ...
HER Speaker Series: Integrative Oncology & Personalized Care
Dr. Santosh Rao, Medical Director of Integrative Oncology at UH Connor ...
Black History Month Focus on Mental Health
Cassandra Bolding, LPC, Jummy Kirby, LPC, and Diane DesPlantes, LCSW ...
SABCS Poster Review
Join us as we share and discuss research presented at the nation’s ...
Alcohol + Breast Cancer
Dr. Scott Siegel and Unite for HER’s Erin Pellegrin discuss how ...
Potty Talk: Upper GI Side Effects of Treatment
In this new edition of ‘Potty Talk’, UFH registered dietitian, Erin ...
Dr. Bhattacharya and Dr. Bloom join to discuss the effects of cancer ...
Treatment-Related Premature Menopause
Dr. Diljeet Singh joins to discuss treatment-related menopause. She ...
Ovarian Cancer Resources
A panel of ovarian cancer experts and community leaders join us this ...
Advances in Ovarian Cancer: Immunotherapy and Beyond BRCA
Dr. Stephanie Blank and Dr. Dmitriy Zamarin discuss advancements in ...
Cancer and Physical Therapy: A Balancing Act
Cancer treatments can leave you feeling off balance and unsteady. In ...
Clinical Trials
We are joined by Ricki Fairley and Valerie Worthy of Touch BBCA as ...
Potty Talk
Erin Pellegrin, RD and Sarah Murphy, LPC join to talk about the ...
Surgical Options and Updates for Breast Cancer
Join Dr. Lucy De La Cruz, Chief of the Breast Surgery Program at ...
Exercise for Bone Health and Metastatic Disease
Priscilla Fitzpatrick, Founder of Stronger Thru Cancer and Fran ...
Demystifying Medical Marijuana
Back by popular demand! Expert panelists Dr. Sulak, Dr. Wilson-King, ...
Having Cancer Doesn't Mean Giving Up Good Sleep
Join Lexi Muench, PsyD as she discusses the science around sleep and ...
What Is Cording?
Jami Rothman, MD and Janet Roberto, PT as they talk about what cording ...
Obesity and Breast Cancer
Join Manmeet Malik, DO, Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at ...
Alcohol + Breast Cancer
Join panelists Scott D Siegel, PhD, MHCDS, Sarah P. Cate, M.D., and Erin Pellegrin, R.D. for a discussion about known links between alcohol use and breast cancer, alcohol in social situations, and more.
Decolonizing Yoga
Michelle H. El Khoury, Ph.D discusses the benefits of yoga and how to create more inclusive, diverse & decolonized mindfulness practices in our communities.
Management of Chemo-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy
Join Rita Padhiar, DPT, ReVital Certified Therapist as she discusses Cancer-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy including why it occurs and what we can do to alleviate some of the symptoms, including working with a physical therapist.
Breast Cancer Surgery Advancements with Dr. Lucy De La Cruz
Join Dr. Lucy De La Cruz, Chief of the Breast Surgery Program at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, for a live discussion on Zoom on advances in breast cancer surgery including nipple sparing and lumpectomy with oncoplasty.
Autumn on the Farm with Elisabeth Weaver at Lancaster Farmacy
Join Elisabeth Weaver, herbalist, farmer, and operator of Lancaster Farmacy, on a tour of her certified organic farm. Learn about in season offerings, the medicinal herbs, and more.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Join the team at the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health, Jefferson Health, as they discuss the benefits of meditation to help with stress management, anxiety, depression, chronic pain, cancer and more. The Myrna Brind Center for Mindfulness is the longest standing program of the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health, Jefferson Health, and the region’s leading provider of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programs.
Forgiving Gifts with Abigail McNeil
Trauma and broken relationships have affected many of us and it’s time to heal, get unstuck and live the life we were created for. Join us for a transformational presentation on forgiveness, healing and the effects unforgiveness can have on overall health. This presentation will equip the participants with tools to forgive, heal, and gain freedom to live more peacefully.
Herbs and Supplements in Cancer Care
Integrative Gynecologic Oncologist Dr. Diljeet Singh discusses common herbs and supplements used among the cancer community, reviews supplement safety, proper usage, and risks, and answers participant questions.
Breast Cancer Brain Metastasis
Dr. Linna Li, System Chief of Oncology Radiology at Main Line Health, shares what to know about symptoms and advancements in treatment.
Summer on the Farm with Elisabeth Weaver at Lancaster Farmacy
Join Lancaster Farmacy’s farmer/herbalist/operator, Elisabeth Weaver on a walk around her certified organic farm! She will share what is growing in the fields this time of year and learn about medicinal uses of herbs. She will share some of the products Lancaster Farmacy makes from the fresh and dried herbs she grows.
Bone Health Expert Panel
May is Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month. Join expert panelists for an interactive discussion on how you can take active measures to ensure ways to maintain your bone health through nutrition and exercise.
The Ground Under Our Feet
Join Cal Cates and explore the really human aspects of, well…being human. Connect about the pain that so often lies in uncertainty and change and come away with useful and actionable ideas. Learn to create more ease and full-hearted living, without lying to yourself about the things you know are true in your life and in our world. You will laugh, nod your head, wonder why you forgot some of the most important reminders about living and just feel uplifted.
Build Your Body's Stress Resilience with Jolene Hart
Stressful times take a toll on our health and beauty— unless we have the tools for physical and mental resilience. In this session you’ll learn the top ways to reduce your body’s reactivity to stress using tools that include nutrition, movement, and nature to support stress resilience in the mind, body, and spirit. Talk will include a 15-minute guided yoga nidra session.Learn more at uniteforher.org/speakerseries
When We Tri(al) with Touch: The Black Breast Cancer Alliance
Black women are drastically underrepresented in clinical trials. Only 3% of clinical trial participants leading to FDA approval of cancer drugs between 2008 and 2018 were Black. The consequences are dire—too many Black women are missing out on access to newly emerging and often life-extending treatments. Join our friends from Touch BBCA as they discuss their new educational campaign, When WE Tri(al), and share how participation in clinical trials will change the game on advancing science for all black women diagnosed with breast cancer.
Ovarian Cancer Expert Panel
Medical experts discuss as they review new advancements in care, review treatment options, and answer participant questions in a special panel discussion.
Combating Cancer-Related Cognitive Decline
Speech-language pathologist Erica Guardascione, MS, CCC-SLP explores cancer-related cognitive decline ("chemo brain"), answers questions, and offers guidance on ways to combat the condition.
Celebrating Black History Month
Enjoy a special edition of HER Speaker Series celebrating Black leaders in the medical and wellness communities.
HER Story with Terri Crudup
Researcher, patient advocate, and breast cancer survivor, Terri Crudup shares her practical ideas for emotional and physical healing.
Understanding Genetic-Testing and Tumor-Based Testing
Join our expert panelists as they discuss genetic testing, understanding terminology, and what it can mean for you and your family when diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer. Featuring - Sue Friedman, Executive Director, FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered - Danielle McKenna, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor, Penn Medicine - Cecilia Hammond, Senior Medical Liaison from Exact Sciences
Step Bravely into the New Year
It’s time to hit the re-set button, take stock in what we’ve learned about our resilience skills and take the next step in our own individual journeys. Jen & Tracy will help you gain new perspective on how to see this new year as a time of opportunity, growth and connectedness. You have the chance to gain more insight into your own emotions and your own stories running in your head. Lay a path for your year ahead that will have you more engaged, more fully present and more grateful.
Bone Health Expert Panel
This panel discussion teaches you how to assess your personal risk and explore ways you can improve your bone health through yoga therapy and nutrition. Featuring Dr. Evelyn Taiwo of Weill Cornell Medicine, Fran Sexton-Conway of Weill Cornell Medicine and Erin Pellegrin RD, LDN of Unite for HER.
Health Insurance Benefits and Education
HER Speaker Series featuring Triage Cancer. To view upcoming events, visit uniteforher.org/herspeakerseries.
Physical Therapy Rehab for Cancer
For those affected by cancer and its treatments, maintaining and/or regaining strength and function is a critical part of recovery. Cancer Rehabilitation empowers people affected by cancer to live their best lives. Cancer rehabilitation therapists can help you prepare for cancer treatment, maintain strength throughout your cancer journey, and resume the activities you care about the most. Working with a specially trained therapist to maximize your overall health while receiving cancer treatments can help you stay engaged with family, continue to meet work responsibilities, and continue to enjoy social activities. Join us for an educational session with Rita Padhiar, DPT, ReVital Certified Therapist, ReVital Cancer Program Director.
Ovarian Cancer Expert Panel
Ovarian cancer often goes undetected until it has spread within the pelvis and abdomen making it more difficult to treat. Early-stage ovarian cancer, in which the disease is confined to the ovary, is more likely to be treated successfully. A new report from the American Cancer Society finds rates of ovarian cancer have declined by 29% between 1985 and 2014. Ovarian cancer deaths have declined 33% between 1976 and 2015. There has been significant number of approvals for new agents used in treatment of ovarian cancer within past 5-10 years more than ever before, yet we continue to have challenging cases that require novel therapies. Clinical trial participation has led to all of the new discoveries. Please join us to learn more about this disease and have your questions addressed by a panel of experts.
Lymphedema with Neepa Mahulkar, OTR/L, CLT
Join Neepa, Occupational Therapist, Lymphedema Therapist, and Certified Pink Ribbon Therapist, in an interactive session on Lymphedema and breast cancer rehabilitation, exploring how physical and occupational therapy can improve effects of cancer therapy and treatment.
Mindfulness is Mental Health with Rana Walker
Join Rana on a journey of self love, self discovery and self care…it’s all about you. Rana will share her journey through breast cancer and beyond and offer mindful practices to bring a sense of calm to your daily experience using her signature mind, body, spirit approach. Her life’s work is to help others reveal who they are in truth.
Disrupting Outcome Disparities For Black Breast Cancer Patients with Jamil Rivers
Founder Jamil Rivers speaks about nonprofit organization The Chrysalis Initiative and how it seeks to change outcomes for Black women with breast cancer, as well as the resources provided to address needs.
Finding the Words and Being Inspired Every Day with Cheldin Barlatt
Cheldin Barlatt Rumer will share her “Morning Message” practice. Each morning, Cheldin recites and shares an inspirational and motivational quote. Often, we cannot find the words to express our emotions and feelings. She has found that referring to the words of others has given her clarity and a source of reflection. This practice has truly changed the way she begins each day and lives her life. It affords her the ability to focus on a specific daily mission, become more positive, tackle uncomfortable conversations and address unspoken fears and concerns. During her presentation she will share the importance of this practice with the participating guests.
Balancing Work and Cancer with Rachel Becker of Cancer and Careers
Balancing treatment and recovery with employment can bring with it many complexities. Challenges may include making decisions about disclose in the workplace, determining whether or not to continue working, identifying solutions for managing side effects, mapping out the process of returning to an existing job (or finding a new one) after time off, and so much more. This presentation explores approaches for figuring out your best path forward when it comes to working and/or job hunting after a cancer diagnosis.
Demystifying Medical Marijuana
Join Dr. Lynn Bornfriend, MD (Cancer Treatment Centers of America), Franmar Kopko, RPh, Director of Education and Medical Professionals (Apothecarium), and Michelle Moleski, Director of Physician and Network Engagement (Apothecarium) for a panel discussion on the usage of medical marijuana as a part of your treatment plan.