Seventh Annual New Strategies in Breast Cancer Conference

The Center for Biomedical Continuing Education
Last Modified: February 18, 2007

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Conference Dates: April 13-14, 2007
Conference Location: The Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

Sponsoring Group: The Center for Biomedical Continuing Education

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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

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