Connie Dwyer Breast Cancer Foundation Hosts Luncheon Featuring Special Guests Passionate About the Women’s Healthcare Space


Stacy London, Dr. Somi Javaid and Tamsen Fadal unite for an intimate fireside chat

April 19, 2023 – The Connie Dwyer Breast Cancer Foundation and HerMD together will host a spring luncheon on Tuesday, April 18 for an afternoon of conversation and connection featuring special guests Stacy London, CEO of State of Menopause, Dr. Somi Javaid Founder of HerMD and Tamsen Fadal, Journalist, Author and Menopause advocate. Held at the Maplewood Country Club in Maplewood, NJ, the luncheon will include an intimate fireside chat with the named speakers and will be focused on survivorship, sex, menopause and healthy aging.

“I am extremely grateful to have HerMD as a partner for our upcoming women’s wellness event. The brand’s dedication to promoting women’s health and wellness aligns perfectly with the mission of our organization,” shares Connie Dwyer, Founder of the Connie Dwyer Breast Cancer Foundation. “I am especially excited about the speakers who will share their insights on healthy aging. Their expertise and passion for empowering women to take control of their health and well-being will undoubtedly inspire and educate our attendees,” continued Dwyer.

All proceeds from the event will go toward the CDBCF mission to ensure women, regardless of their ability to pay, have access to top-quality breast-health services that include screenings, diagnosis, treatments, and follow-up care. Most recently, we have launched a new Grants Program which awards grants to local nonprofits in the community helping women with breast cancer and our partnership with University Hospital to build and deploy a brand new state-of-the-art Mobile Cancer Screening Unit. The mobile unit plans to screen at least 4,000 women per year.

The event promises to bring meaningful conversations about the state of women’s healthcare with a special focus on menopause, a topic each of the speakers is passionate about.

“Survivorship care is core to our mission at HerMD. So, few health care professionals address sexual health and wellness or the abrupt menopausal symptoms that can be a result from cancer treatment,” says Dr. Somi Javaid, MD, FACOG and Founder of HerMD. “At HerMD we are dedicated to empowering our survivorship patients to live a vibrant and healthy life, including sexual intimacy. We individualize treatment with evidence-based, safe and effective treatment options. We are honored to partner with the Connie Dwyer Breast Cancer Foundation and support their mission of increasing access to breast health services and resources to education.”

Tamsen Fadal, Author, Journalist and strong voice in the women’s healthcare space is eager to be involved and generate awareness. “With women being diagnosed with breast cancer at a rate of every two minutes, it’s imperative women have access to health services,” says Tamsen Fadal, Journalist, Author and Menopause advocate. “I’m honored to help raise awareness for the Connie Dwyer Breast Cancer Foundation and HerMD,

and amplify their incredible mission to ensure the availability of breast-health services to uninsured and underinsured women.”

Connie Dwyer Breast Cancer Foundation

Through our sponsored facilities and a grants program, the Connie Dwyer Breast Cancer Foundation serves underprivileged and vulnerable women by ensuring the availability of top-quality breast-health services that include screening, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care. In addition, CDBCF provides financial support for programs that provide resources, education, advocacy, and empowerment for the women we serve.


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