7th Annual Changing Concepts in Breast Cancer

The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: March 2, 2005

Conference Dates: Friday, April 8, 2005
Conference Location: The Rittenhouse Hotel, 210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA

Sponsoring Group: Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Office of CME

Conference Brochure: Changing Concepts in Breast Cancer [PDF]

Topics Covered:

Welcome and Introcution
John H. Glick, MD
Kevin R. Fox, MD

The Sentinel Lymph Node Procedure: An Update of the University of Pennsylvania Experience
Brian J. Czerniecki, MD, PhD

An Update on Breast Cancer Genetics: New Standards and Recommendations
Susan M.Domchek, MD

Breast Imaging 2005: The Role of Breast MRI in Patient Care
Susan P. Weinstein, MD

Herceptin-Based Treatment Approaches for Metastatic Breast Cancer
Nicholas J. Robert, MD

Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer: New Approaches to Treatment
Andrew D. Seidman, MD

The Challenge of Treating Breast Cancer in the Elderly
Hyman B. Muss, MD

A Review of NSABP Trial B-27: Where Do We Go From Here?
Eleftherios P. Mamounas, MD, MPH, FACS

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

Registration Information: To register, contact Mary Graham at (215) 662-7328 or grahamm@mail.med.upenn.edu or Register online using the form below.

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Make checks payable to: Trustees, University of Pennsylvania

Conference Fees:
$190.00 for physicians;
$95.00 for nurses and other health care professionals;
no fee for faculty, staff, fellows & students of the University of Pennsylvania

Continuing Education: Yes

Miscellany: Continuing Medical Education credits will be offered.