FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Continuing Medical Education Company—PER®—Hosts Conference Conducted by Cancer Experts
Plainsboro, N.J. – July 17, 2013 – The go-to source for excellence in continuing medical education, Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), will host the 12th International Congress on the Future of Breast Cancer®, July 18-20, at the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach, CA.
This three-day educational and scientific meeting serves as an update on treatment advances with a focus on the clinical implications of breast cancer genetic and phenotypic subtyping. The conference offers an opportunity for oncologists as well as other health care professionals to connect with international leaders in breast cancer.
The International Congress on the Future of Breast Cancer® will be chaired by Joyce O’Shaughnessy, MD, Co-Director of Breast Cancer Research at the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center, Texas Oncology, and The US Oncology Network in Dallas, TX, and developed in collaboration with a Planning Committee composed of leading experts in breast cancer representing a variety of disciplines.
Industry thought leaders will discuss novel agents and strategies as well as improved regiments that are changing the future of breast cancer therapy. In addition to debating controversial issues, the Congress’ presenters will share new data and promising studies that provide information about how to optimally individualize therapy
This educational conference is directed toward medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists interested in the treatment of patients with breast cancer.
“Dr. O’Shaughnessy is one of the top minds in the world when it comes to the latest breast cancer treatments and therapies, and PER® is proud to partner with her again to being this important meeting to the oncology community, “said David DePinho, PER®’s general manager. “PER® remains committed to bringing together leading faculty and attendees through our many conferences in a collective effort to advance patient care.”
PER® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide learning opportunities for physicians. Incorporating instructional design with principles of adult learning, PER® plans, develops, implements and evaluates educational opportunities, including multi-day congresses, one-day update conferences, regional meetings, online case discussions, and faculty dialogues. These educational activities enable health care professionals to remain current and responsive to advances in medical care for cancer patients, from diagnosis through treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.
To register or view the program agenda, please visit www.gotoper.com.
About Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC
Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®) is the certified medical education resource of choice for live and online activities focusing on oncology and hematology. Based on identified needs and practice gaps, PER® provides high-quality, evidence- based activities featuring leading national and international faculty with a focus on practice changing advances and standards of care in treatment and disease management. PER® serves the oncology health care community, including physicians, fellows, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, nurses, pharmacists, and researchers. Learn more at www.gotoper.com.
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