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The 2024 Breast Cancer Update Program will focus on Conquering the Unknown While Rising Above a Breast Cancer Diagnosis. 

Unique among medical conferences in Delaware, the Annual Breast Cancer Update of the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) provides a 360-degree view of breast cancer research, treatment, and patient experiences. It is one of the few conferences attended by medical professionals, social workers, breast cancer survivors, medical students, and community members available at no cost. CEUs and Contact Hours available for pre-registered attendees only.

This year's event will be available virtually AND in person via a viewing party at Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington, DE.

2024 Objectives: 
1. Describe how the use of AI can aid in mammogram reading and advanced breast cancer detection.
2. List the key differences between post mastectomy options of reconstruction or no reconstruction. 
3. Outline hospice and palliative care support options for patients and their loved ones. 
4. Discuss the benefits of mental health wellness cancer survivorship therapy programs.
5. Compare alternatives available for breast reconstruction, nipple creation, and artistic expression with tattooing.
For more information or to download forms related to this event, please visit https://debreastcancer.org/breastcancerupdate/

Learn more about our sponsors at https://www.corexcel.com/no-index/dbcc-sponsors.php 

Location / Venue

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

  • Beebe Healthcare logo
  • Donna Stinson

  • Amerihealth Caritas Delaware logo
  • Gannett logo

Bronze Sponsor

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition logo
In Support of Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition
The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) is a 501(c)(3) staffed by a combined number of 25 full-time and part-time employees and has an office serving citizens in each of the three counties in Delaware – New Castle, Kent, and Sussex. 

DBCC has developed and implemented programs tailored to the unique needs of different populations, including young women with breast cancer, African-American women, Latinas, lesbians, and women with disabilities. DBCC has trained healthcare providers who implement culturally competent care and has conducted many educational sessions for the general public in partnership with corporate and community organizations.

In addition, DBCC has referred and navigated thousands of uninsured adults for free and low-cost cancer screenings and has removed barriers to cancer screenings and treatment by providing interpretation, transportation, and support services. 

As a member of the National Breast Cancer Coalition, represented on its board of directors, DBCC has worked to support the national organization’s efforts to research the causes of breast cancer and pursue optimal treatments and cures.

The vision of the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition is to create a caring community where barriers to breast cancer screenings are removed and all persons at risk served by DBCC have access to quality care and treatment. DBCC will ensure each individual diagnosed receives resources to become a thriving survivor, armed with the knowledge and support needed to conquer this disease.