33rd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®
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Credit Designation

Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 30.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16669 for 30.0 Contact Hours.

Mini Symposium: Designated for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (3.75 Contact Hours)

Main Symposium: Designated for a maximum of 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (26.25 Contact Hours)

This activity provides Category I CME and self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program. For more information, please visit www.absurgery.org/
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Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie, Acelity, Astellas, AstraZeneca, Celgene, Eisai Inc., Genentech, Inc., Genomic Health, Inc., Lilly, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Pfizer, Puma Biotechnology, Inc, and TESARO, Inc.

For further information concerning Lilly grant funding visit www.lillygrantoffice.com.

33rd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®


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March 10 - March 13, 2016
Fontainebleau Miami Beach
4441 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33140

Overview

The overriding theme of the Miami Breast Cancer Conference®, "Hear it on Friday, use it on Monday", continues to be embraced by the Chairs of the conference. Indeed, at the 33rd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®, attendees will not only improve their knowledge of novel treatment approaches, but also leave the conference with the confidence and intent to apply state-of-the-art treatment strategies to care for their patients with breast cancer.

The multidisciplinary Miami Breast Cancer Conference® has a tremendous legacy to bring together key disciplines from medical, surgical, and radiation oncology, as both faculty and attendees. International experts continue to serve as faculty for this premier and internationally renowned oncology conference, which focuses on the most relevant breast cancer topics during General Sessions, Medical and Surgical Tracked Sessions, Tumor Boards, and the popular Medical Crossfire® Sessions.

Target Audience

This 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.

Mini-Symposium

The 33rd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® Mini-Symposium offers an additional educational opportunity for attendees who plan to arrive in Miami the day before the official conference begins. The Mini-Symposium takes the format of a World-Class Tumor Board, featuring cases and discussions that highlight challenging clinical situations commonly faced by surgeons and oncologists, including:
  • The value of excision when LCIS is found at core needle biopsy
  • Breast-conservation therapy by tumor biologic subtype
  • The challenge of pain management
  • Defining and managing invasive lobular carcinoma
  • Regional node irradiation in sentinel node-positive disease
  • Contemporary issues in lymphedema
  • Therapy for intermediate-risk ER-positive, HER2-negative tumors
  • And more...
This special session was developed to be of interest to healthcare practitioners from all specialties, and will provide practical information to enhance patient care in the clinic, delivered by top experts in the field of breast cancer. If your schedule allows, we hope you will plan to attend and take advantage of this extra session!

Note: Separate registration is required.
Save the Date

• March 9-12, 2017
• March 8-11, 2018

Program Chair

Patrick I. Borgen, MD
Chair, Department of Surgery
Maimonides Medical Center
Brooklyn, NY


Program Directors

J. Michael Dixon, MD
Consultant Breast Surgeon, Western General Hospital
Clinical Director, Breakthrough Breast Cancer Research Unit in Edinburgh
Honorary Professorship in Breast Surgery, University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, UK

Hyman B. Muss, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Mary Jones Hudson Distinguished Professor of Geriatric Oncology
Director, Geriatric Oncology Program
UNC-Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Program
Chapel Hill, NC
 

Debu Tripathy, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Breast Medical Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX



Keynote Speaker

Amy Robach was named News Anchor for ABC’s Good Morning America; in March 2014. Since joining ABC News, Robach has traveled nationally and internationally to cover major news events. She traveled to Nigeria to interview Malala Yousafzai, the seventeen year-old who was in the African country as part of a campaign to free hundreds of captive school girls. Robach reported live from South Africa just days after the shooting of Oscars Pistorious’ girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, and anchored a special 20/20: The Fast Times of Oscar Pistorius. She also anchored ABC News’ coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia and reported from London for the birth of Prince George. Breaking news stories in the U.S. Robach has covered include: Superstorm Sandy, reporting live from the Rockaways on the one-year anniversary; and the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Additionally, she sat down with recording pop star Taylor Swift after her worldwide exclusive live-stream on Yahoo and ABC News announcing Swift’s new album and single.
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