Eighth Annual New Strategies in Breast Cancer

The Center for Biomedical Continuing Education
Last Modified: January 23, 2008

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Conference Dates: April 4-5, 2008
Conference Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sponsoring Group: CBCE™ (The Center for Biomedical Continuing Education)

Conference Web Page URL: www.thecbce.com

Topics Covered: Please visit www.thecbce.com for the topics covered during this program, or send an e-mail to info@theCBCE.com.

Conference Objectives: Please go to www.thecbce.com for conference objectives

Who Should Attend: Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Surgical Oncologists, Nurses, Pharmacists, Physician Assistants, and other Health Care Professionals interested in the care of patients with breast cancer

Conference Agenda: Please visit www.thecbce.com for a complete agenda of this program, or send an e-mail to info@theCBCE.com.

Registration Information: Participants can register on-line at www.thecbce.com

Conference Fees: Please go to www.thecbce.com for information regarding conference fees

Continuing Education: Yes

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