The Group Room Features Live Videocast from San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 8, 2009 - The Group Room cancer talk show, produced by Vital Options International, will take place live from the 32nd Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), December 11, 2009, 1-3pm CT, Room 218, and for the first time features a live videocast. This year marks a decade that Vital Options has produced The Group Room from SABCS, the largest international gatherings of clinicians and scientists in the field of breast cancer, with more than 8500 expected attendees from over 90 countries.
Covering topics from US and European perspectives, discussions will explore biologic advances and therapies for early and metastatic disease, bone health issues, triple negative, HER2 positive, ER positive breast cancers, predictive oncology, and the current mammography controversy.
A noted expert panel includes:
This year's program introduces Advocacy in Action®, a new video feature highlighting the influential role of patient advocacy. A roundtable discussion with four of the leading breast cancer organizations includes:
In addition to the show, several short feature interviews will be taped at SABCS for later listening. Vital Options will make all program content available without charge to advocacy and cancer organizations for educational website postings.
To tune into The Group Room live from SABCS, visit www.vitaloptions.org or www.thegrouproom.tv. To submit questions to the show or for more information about how to participate, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or Twitter @theGroupRoom.
This special broadcast is made possible, in part, through support from Genentech BioOncology, Lilly Oncology, and Novartis Oncology.
Vital Options International, is a not-for-profit 510(c)(3) headquartered in Southern California, with a European division based in France at the American Hospital of Paris and production partners as Radio Marsden, Royal Marsden Hospital, London. Founded in 1983 as the first psychosocial and advocacy organization for young adults with cancer, Vital Options expanded into an international cancer communications organization with the launch of The Group Room® in 1996. Vital Options is noted for its pioneering and innovative approaches in using media technology to advocate and communicate about cancer. In January 2010, The Group Room will return in a new digital format introducing HD video and interactive capabilities.
Contact: Vital Options
Juliana Lee, 818-508-5657
Posted: December 2009