Great Debates and Updates in Breast Cancer

Imedex, LLC
Last Modified: February 13, 2009

Conference Dates: June 19-20, 2009
Conference Location: San Francisco, CA

Sponsoring Group: Imedex, LLC

Conference Web Page URL:

Topics Covered:

  • Chemoprevention of breast cancer
  • Selecting techniques for breast cancer surgery
  • Confusion and controversies in radiation therapy
  • Integration of bisphosphonates into adjuvant therapy regimens for early breast cancer
  • Clinical updates in translational science
  • Interpretation and integration of recent clinical trial data into clinical practice
  • Pharmacogenomics and effects on drug interactions, efficacy and safety
  • Combinations of hormonal and biologic agents
  • Appropriate use of anthracyclines in early breast cancer
  • Treatment of pre- and-postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer
  • Management of patients with relapsed HER2-positive breast cancer
  • Potential role for EGFR targeted therapy in breast cancer
  • Novel cytotoxic agents for breast cancer
  • Management of triple negative/basal type breast cancer
  • Monitoring and managing the cardiotoxicity of systemic therapeutic agents
  • Optimal use of lapatinib in patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer
  • Mechanisms and management of trastuzumab resistance

Conference Objectives: Great Debates and Updates in Breast Cancer will be a world class medical education forum for the exchange of critical information in the field of breast cancer. It features didactic presentations and a debate format, in which distinguished faculty discuss some of the most challenging topics in breast cancer.

Who Should Attend: Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Surgical Oncologists, Nurses, Fellows, and Residents.

Conference Agenda:

Registration Information: To pre-register, registration and payment must be received no later than June 11, 2009. Please register onsite after this date. Contact Imedex at +1 (678) 242 0906 or visit our website at to ensure that the program is being held as scheduled and to confirm that the meeting is not full.

Conference Fees: $75 - $150

Continuing Education: Yes