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Breast Cancer Symposium

This program in hosted in partnership between the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University, and will feature updates from the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

Date & Location 

Saturday, March 1, 2014
7:30 am - 2:30 pm

Somerset Inn Troy
200 W. Big Beaver Rd.
Troy, MI 48084

Planning Committee

Sayeh Lavasani, M.D., MSc,
FRCPC

Program Director
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Institute
Lydia Choi-Kim, M.D.
Program Co-Director
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Institute
Lawrence Flaherty, M.D.
Professor of Oncology
Division Hematology/Oncology
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Institute 
Michael Simon, M.D.
Professor of Oncology
Division Hematology/Oncology
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Institute

AMA/ACCME WSU SOM CME 2013-2014

Accreditation Statement (Live Activity) For Jointly Sponsored Activities

The Wayne State University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Wayne State University School of Medicine and Michigan Society of Hematology Oncology. The Wayne State University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Wayne State University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physician’s should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Educational Objectives

This program is geared towards physicians, fellows, residents, pathologists, physician assistants and nurse practitioners in the field of hematology/oncology. 

Upon completion of this program, the participant will:
  1. Understand diagnostic and therapeutic strategies used in the multimodality treatment of patients with breast cancer. 
  2. Understand the use of new agents, both cytotoxic and biologic, and their uses in breast cancers.
  3. Understand the latest research findings in all areas of breast cancer and how the updated research could impact future decision making in the diagnosis and treatment of these cancers.

Registration

Pre-registration is encouraged since space is limited. Registration deadline is February 26, 2014.

Cost
  • $125 for physicians
  • $50 for nurses and physician extenders. 
  • Free to all fellows, residents and students. 
Checks should be made out to FMRE (Fund for Medical Research Education).

Registration

Physicians please bring any cases you would like to discuss.

Participants may register one of the following ways:

  1. Online
  2. Download the registration form and fax it to 313-576-8767. Please bring your payment to the event.
  3. Download the registration form and mail the form, along with your payment, to:

    Karmanos Cancer Institute
    Attn: LaTanya, HW04HO
    4100 John R.
    Detroit, MI 48201

Agenda

(Download the brochure)

7:30-8:00 am
Registration
8:00-8:10 am
Introduction
Sayeh Lavasani, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Institute
8:10-8:30 am
Medical Oncology:
SABCS Update Metastatic Breast Cancer

Lawrence Flaherty, MD
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Institute
8:30-8:50 am
Breast Surgical Oncology:
SABCS Update
Lydia Choi-Kim, MD
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Institute
8:50-9:50 am
Keynote Presentation
Management of HER 2 Positive Breast Cancer:
Raising the Bar

Sunil Verma, M.D., MSEd, FRCPC
Associate Professor, University of Toronto
Chair, Breast Medical Oncology
Head, Breast Clinical Trials
Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
9:50-10:00 am
Break
10:00-10:20 am
Role of Pathology in Breast Cancer Management
Paul Tranchida, MD
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Institute
10:20-10:40 am
Medical Oncology:
SABCS Update - Adjuvant, Neoadjuvant

Sayeh Lavasani, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Institute
10:40-11:00 am
Breast Cancer Genetics
Michael Simon, M.D.
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Institute
11:00-11:20 am
Breast Radiation Oncology:
SABCS Update

Jordan Maier, MD
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Institute
11:20-11:40 am
Michigan Breast Oncology
Quality Initiative (MIBOQI)

David Gorski, MD, PhD
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Institute
11:40 am - 12:00 pm
Lunch/Break
12:00-1:00 pm
Case Presentations & Panel Discussion
Sayeh Lavasani, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Institute

Lawrence Flaherty, MD
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Institute

Michael Simon, M.D.
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Institute

Lydia Choi-Kim, MD
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Institute

Jordan Maier, MD
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Institute 

1:00-2:00 pm
Breast Cancer & Bone Health
Catherine H. Van Poznek, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Michigan
2:00-2:20 pm
Breast Imaging Update
Zeynep Yilmaz-Saab, MD
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Instiute
2:20-2:30 pm
Adjourn
Lydia Choi-Kim, MD
Wayne State University
Karmanos Cancer Institute 

 More Information

For more information on this event please contact LaTanya Johnson at (313) 576-8751 or johnsonl@karmanos.org, or view the event brochure.


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