Conference Schedule

 The ONLY conference of its kind in the Twin Cities, our annual Breast Cancer Education Conference features renowned experts and resources on the latest in breast cancer research, nutrition, care and prevention.

Conference 8:00 am - 2:30 pm, Reception 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wilder Foundation Center, St. Paul, MN

Virtual & In-Person Options, CEU Credits Available

Renowned local and national breast health experts will share the latest advancements in research, treatment and care in a supportive and inspiring environment. The day includes opportunities to connect with others and discover practical tools and resources for dealing with the challenges of surviving and living with breast cancer. The conference is designed to be relevant to anyone whose life may be affected by breast cancer – newly diagnosed, in treatment, survivors, caregivers, family members and health care professionals.


Scholarships are available to attend this conference - Scholarship Application

Conference Schedule

  • 8:00-8:30 am – Resource Center and Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30-8:45 am – Welcome – Nadia Janson, BCEA President and Moderator Mark Migliori, MD
  • 8:45-9:10 am - Breast Cancer Subtypes in 2022, A Changing Landscape - Heather Beckwith, MD
  • 9:10-9:35 am - Cancer Care Delivery at Home 2.0 - Tufia Haddad, MD
  • 9:35-10:00 am – The Role of Nutrition & Exercise During and After Cancer Treatment - Samantha Benson, MPH, RD, LD
  • 10:00-10:25 am – Resource Center and Break
  • 10:25-11:25 am - Q&A Panel
  • 11:25 am-12:30 pm – Resource Center, Lunch and Awards Presentation
  • 12:30-1:15 pm - Together: Addressing the Challenge of Breast Cancer Disparities – Anthony Bass and expert panel
  • 1:15-1:45 pm - Bringing Clinical Trials to You: Clinical Trials Across Minnesota - Susannah Bartlow
  • 1:45-2:15 pm - Wrap up - Carol Ann Petersen, MAHS, MSW, LICSW
  • 2:15-2:30 pm - Closing comments
  • 2:30-4:00 pm – Reception



2022 BCEA Conference Speakers