Cancer Treatment Option Gets Women Back to Their Lives Sooner

As far too many women know, being diagnosed with breast cancer is a life-altering experience. For most women, traditional treatments involve surgery followed by five to six weeks of radiation or chemotherapy, leaving them to wonder: How will I ever manage to juggle this demanding treatment regimen with an equally hectic work schedule, plus my family at home? Now, thanks to a treatment option available at Cancer Treatment Centers of … [ more ]

Looking Up—James Beckerman, M.D.

by James Beckerman, M.D. As health care providers, we have an opportunity to communicate our recommendations in ways that empower and inspire our patients, rather than intimidate them. Part of that motivation is helping people realize that by choosing a healthier lifestyle, they are in a position to constantly reinvent themselves, rediscover what they can accomplish and open up opportunities to set and achieve new goals.

Emotional Fitness – Jess Weiner

by Jess Weiner My relationship with exercise has enjoyed a long and windy road. When I was a little girl, I could play for hours outside, my sweaty hair matted down on my forehead and completely content from climbing trees, playing kickball or swimming in someone’s pool.

Using Social Media to Change, Reinvent & Flip the Script

by Lena West Sometimes it’s hard to make big shifts in our businesses – even though those same changes may be well overdue and very, very necessary. Change is not always easy. We may be worried that people will not appreciate the changes we’re going to make or accept the direction we’re going to take. Whatever the scenario, it can help to be able to dip your toe in the … [ more ]

A Finishing Touch Accessory Drive

The Conference is thrilled to partner with The Career Wardrobe, the nation’s largest community-based nonprofit organization serving women transitioning into the workforce by providing professional clothing and educational opportunities in the Philadelphia region. We invite you to bring donations of handbags, jewelry, scarves, shoes (especially size 9 and up!), and stockings (new and unused; especially plus sizes), so that every woman can receive that “finishing touch” to help her make … [ more ]

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