2009 Update on Breast Cancer: Coverage of the American Society of Clinical Oncology's Annual Meeting

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine/ CME
Last Modified: February 13, 2009

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Conference Dates: Thursday, June 11, 2009
Conference Location: The Hub Cira Center, 2929 Arch Street, Mezzanine Level, Philadelphia, PA

Sponsoring Group: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine/ CME

Conference Web Page URL: www.oncolink.org/conference/asco

Topics Covered: Adjuvant chemotherapy, adjuvant hormonal therapy, surgery, treatment for metastatic cancer, new targeted therapies, and radiation oncology

Conference Objectives: 1) Identify chemotherapy regimens for early stage & metastatic breast cancer; 2) Discern new clinical data for the use of hormonal therapy in breast cancer; 3) Assess the role of genetics in the prevention of breast cancer; 4) Delineate new targeted therapies & strategies for patient care; 5) Discuss surgical issues & local control in the management of breast cancer

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

Registration Information: For more information, please contact Mary Graham at grahamm@mail.med.upenn.edu or 215-662-7328.

Conference Fees: $50 Practicing Physicians; $25 Nurses and other health care professionals, no fee for faculty, staff, fellows & students of the University of Pennsylvania

Continuing Education: Yes

Miscellany: CME and nursing credits will be offered

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