Post-ASCO Update on Breast Cancer

The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: May 17, 2005

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Conference Dates: June 14, 2005
Conference Location: Maggiano's Little Italy Restaurant, 1201 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA

Sponsoring Group: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine/Continuing Medical Education

Conference Brochure: Post-ASCO Update on Breast Cancer [PDF]

Conference Objectives: At the end of the conference participants will be able to:

  1. Define chemotherapy regimens for early-stage and metastatic breast cancer
  2. Define the role of trastuzumab in the adjuvant therapy of breast cancer
  3. Describe new clinical data for the use of hormonal therapy in breast cancer
  4. Describe the epidemiology & natural history of breast cancer
  5. Identify current surveillance strategies & prevention for breast cancer
  6. Identify the role of genomics in selecting therapy

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

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Conference Fees: There is no fee for this conference.

Continuing Education: Yes


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ASCO Recommends Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy Extension

May 29, 2014 - The American Society of Clinical Oncology is updating its guidelines on adjuvant endocrine therapy to recommend tamoxifen for up to 10 years for women with nonmetastatic hormone receptor-positive breast cancer. This updated clinical practice guideline was published online May 26 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.



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