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Best of San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
February 13, 2008
Embassy Suites Hotel
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The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium is an international meeting of laboratory and clinical investigators, dedicated to the presentation of the latest research findings in breast cancer.
Basic and translational studies that improve our understanding of breast cancer, as well as practice-changing clinical trials, are presented and discussed. This review course will summarize the highlights of the 2007 SABCS, with a focus on the clinical implications of the new information presented at this meeting.
Medical oncologists, breast surgeons, radiation oncologists, and other health care providers with an interest in the management of patients with breast cancer should attend this course.
At the completion of this course, the attendee will be able to:
- Summarize information relevant to the surgical management of breast cancer.
- Review current information on the hormonal management of breast cancer.
- Discuss novel targets in the therapy of breast cancer and their clinical implications including the role of conventional chemotherapy and of novel combinations involving conventional chemotherapy.
- Identify emerging radiation techniques and the status of these techniques in the care of patients with breast cancer.
- Review current risk prediction methods and prevention strategies.
- Discuss new insights into the biology of breast cancer and the metastatic process.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.