Fighting For Your Life: How to advocate for yourself medically

September 19, 6:30 to 7:30, E. C. Scranton Memorial Library, Madison CT 801 Boston Post Road, Madison.

Tips on how Claudia Marks self-advocates, two-time breast cancer (BRCA1) and stage 4 esophageal cancer survivor.

Erin Hofstatter, MD, Yale now GSK, will speak to self-advocacy from a physician’s point of view.

Claudia Marks of Madison, Connecticut, has been named TBBCF’s honorary walk chair for the 2022 Walk for a Cure on October 1. Claudia has survived breast cancer twice and has also beaten esophageal cancer. She believes in and practices self-advocacy, and she looks forward to sharing advice she hopes will help others fight for their health.

Read Claudia’s story

Erin Hofstatter, MD, a Medical Director at Glaxosmithkline (GSK) since 2020 and previously the Director, Smilow Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Hofstatter was also a 2014 Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation Grant Recipient.

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