This course will provide an overview of the most recent advances in the management of patients with early and advanced stage breast cancer. Topics include imaging, radiation therapy, surgery, genomic testing, systemic therapy, survivorship, and palliative care. The course is intended to provide practical, evidence-based information on clinically relevant issues for physicians and allied health personnel involved in patient care. The didactic format will provide significant opportunities for interaction with the expert faculty and other attendees via interactive keypad systems, case presentations, panel discussions, and open question and answer sessions.
Designed for medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, oncology nurses, and health care professionals involved in cancer care. Also of interest to general internal medicine physicians who may want to enhance their oncologic knowledge.
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Recognize the role of the immune system in the fight against breast cancer and review novel
- Identify state-of-the-art treatment strategies for women with early stage breast cancer
- Identify state-of-the-art treatment strategies for women with metastatic breast cancer
- Employ best practices and symptom management for breast cancer survivors
- Discuss clinical controversies and challenges in the treatment of breast cancer
Minetta C. Liu, MD
Kathryn J. Ruddy, MD
Alvaro Moreno Aspitia, MD
$395 Residents, Fellows, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
LODGING & ACCOMMODATIONS
Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 1-800-457-4653
Reserve your room before January 7, 2019 in order to receive a discounted rate of $194/night (limited number available) plus a $20 resort fee. Please identify yourself as a participant of the Advances in Breast Cancer Management 2019 when making your reservation.
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
AMA Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ANCC Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.0 ANCC nursing contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.