Post-ASCO Update on Breast Cancer

The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: April 30, 2004

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Conference Dates: Thursday, June 24, 2004
Conference Location: Palumbo Room, 1201 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA (Across from the Pennsylvania Convention Center)


Sponsoring Group: The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Office of Continuting Education and The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania

Topics Covered: This program will present the most up-to-date highlights of the 2004 American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting that are relevant to the clinical management of patients with breast cancer.

Program Objectives: At the end of the meeting participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the criteria for the treatment of early stage breast cancer
  2. Outline treatment options for women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer
  3. Define the role of detection, prevention, and genetics in breast cancer

Who Should Attend: This meeting is for medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, hematology/oncology fellows, oncology nurses, and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with breast cancer.

Conference Brochure:
Brochure View the full conference brochure as a PDF. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader which is available free online.

Registration Information: There is no registration fee for this meeting, but seating is limited. Dinner will be provided along with a course syllabus. If you register for this course and then decide that you cannot attend, please call to cancel your registration at (215) 662-7328. Registration forms can be mailed or faxed (215) 614-1854. Please include all the information listed on the registration form. Registrations must be received by Monday, June 21, 2004. You may also register on-line at using the below form.

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Accreditation: The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


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