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OverviewThe optimal care of patients with breast cancer is rapidly changing as a result of advances in all aspects of patient care, including prevention, screening, and detection, as well as in the primary treatment modalities of surgery, radiation therapy, endocrine therapy, cytotoxic chemotherapy, and novel biologic therapies. There is an increasing focus on providing multidisciplinary care for patients with complex diseases such as breast cancer through the use of integrated teams of professionals representing the relevant treatment modalities, including surgery, radiation therapy, and systemic medical interventions. The multidisciplinary Miami Breast Cancer Conference® has been bringing together surgical, medical, and radiation oncologists for 31 years, with the aim of fostering awareness of the state-of-the-art treatments in each therapeutic area and encouraging crossteam cooperation in the clinic. At the 31st Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®, pioneers of innovative approaches in each of these subspecialties will provide insight into the optimal multidisciplinary management of patients with breast cancer and its application to practice.
Target AudienceThis educational program is directed toward medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists interested in the treatment of patients with breast cancer. Fellows, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, researchers, and other health care professionals interested in the treatment of breast cancer are also invited to attend.
Disclosure Policy and Resolution of Conflicts of Interest (COI)
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Faculty, Staff, and Planner DisclosuresThe following individuals have relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose:
Kathy S. Albain, MD, FACP
Advisory Board: Genomic Health
Kimberly Blackwell, MD
Grant/Research Support: Institute receives funding from: Roche/Genentech, Novartis, and Pfizer
Consultant: Novartis, Sandoz, and Roche
Speaker’s Bureau: Genomic Health
Patrick I. Borgen, MD
Consultant: Genomic Health
Speaker’s Bureau: Genomic Health and Myriad Genetics
Kevin Hughes, MD, FACS
Speaker’s Bureau: Myriad Genetics
Stock/Shareholder: 5AM Solutions
Other: Software developer, Hughes Risk Apps
Lance A. Liotta, MD, PhD
Stock/Shareholder: Theranostics Health
Eleftherios Mamounas, MD, MPH, FACS
Consultant: Pfizer, Eisai, Genomic Health Inc, Celgene, and GE Healthcare
Speaker’s Bureau: Genomic Health Inc
Hyman B. Muss, MD
Grant/Research Support: Numerous trials at UNC, not a PI on any project; all support to UNC and no signatory authority over any UNC account
Joyce O’Shaughnessy, MD
Advisory Board: Genentech Inc.
Consultant: Arno Therapeutics Inc, Eisai Inc, Genentech, Inc, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, sanofi-aventis US, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, Celgene Corporation, Corcept Therapeutics, and Med Fusion, LLC
Mark Robson, MD
Grant/Research Support: AbbVie and AstraZeneca
Consultant: AbbVie, AstraZeneca, BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc, and Tesaro Inc
Leslie Schover, PhD
Grant/Research Support: NCI STTR grant supported research on Internet-based intervention, future commercialization possible
Other support: Laclede and Fidia donated vaginal moisturizer to research discussed in nonhormonal approach to prevent vaginal atrophy
Debu Tripathy, MD
Grant/Research Support: Genentech/Roche
Sunil Verma, MD, MSEd, FRCPC
Grant/ Research Support: sanofi-aventis and Roche
Consultant: Novartis, Eli Lilly, Amgen, Roche, AstraZeneca, and Eisai
The following individuals have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests:
Judy C. Boughey, MD; Harold J. Burstein, MD, PhD; Grant W. Carlson, MD; J. Michael Dixon, MD, OBE; Christina Giuliano, MD; Jay R. Harris, MD; Henry Kuerer, MD, PhD, FACS; Donna-Marie Manasseh, MD; Ellen T. Matloff, MS, CGC; Daniel A. Osman, MD; Lawrence J. Schneiderman, MD; Melvin J. Silverstein, MD, FACS; Donald L. Weaver, MD; and Julia White, MD
The Staff of PER®: Susan Peck, PhD; Dru S. Dace, PhD; Emily Valko Lohrmann, Wendy Ashmen, and Ann C. Lichti, CCMEP
At the time of posting, disclosure information for the following individuals was not available:
R. Douglas Macmillan, MD, MB ChB, FRCS; and Judith A. Salerno, MD, MS. Disclosure information for these individuals will be provided prior to the start of the conference during the welcome and introductions.
Off-Label Disclosure and DisclaimerThis activity will contain discussions about off-label/unapproved uses of drugs including but not limited to enzalutamide, PI3K inhibitors, trastuzumab emtansine, pertuzumab, trastuzumab, lapatinib, temsirolimus, sunitinib, crizotinib, neratinib, sorafenib, imatinib, erlotinib, gefitinb, everolimus, platinum agents, iniparib, veliparib, BMN673, palbociclib, LEE011, dasatinib, entinostat, capecitabine, nab-paclitaxel, ixabepilone, eribulin, bisphosphonates, anastrozole, exemestane, letrozole, fulvestrant, RNA-based multigene testing, genomic grade index, 21-gene recurrence score, IVDMIA breast cancer recurrence assay, and PAM50 assay to treat patients with breast cancer.
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