The Center for Biomedical Continuing Education
Last Modified: February 18, 2007
Conference Dates: April 13-14, 2007
Conference Location: The Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Sponsoring Group: The Center for Biomedical Continuing Education
Conference Web Page URL: www.thecbce.com
Conference Objectives: Please see website for further details
Who Should Attend: This activity is intended for medical oncologists, nurses, pharmacists, advanced practitioners, and other health care professionals interested in the treatment of breast cancer.
Registration Information: -Physician (in practice or academic research): $150.00 -Fellow, nurse, and other health care professionals (in practice or academic research): $75.00 -Industry/All others: $2,495.00 (This category is defined by the CBCE as any person employed by a for-profit organization, including biotech, financial, and pharmaceutical.)
Conference Fees: Please see website for further details
Continuing Education: Yes
Jun 8, 2010 - In women ages 45 and older with early invasive breast cancer who are undergoing breast-conserving surgery, a single dose of targeted intraoperative radiotherapy may be as effective at preventing breast cancer recurrences as several weeks of conventional whole breast radiotherapy, according to a study published online June 5 in The Lancet to coincide with a presentation at the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, held from June 4 to 8 in Chicago.