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This activity is supported by an educational grant from Allergan.

MBCC: Coffee Talk: Initiating Early Recognition and Intervention in a Rare Lymphoma Associated With Breast Implants

MBCC: Coffee Talk: Initiating Early Recognition and Intervention in a Rare Lymphoma Associated With Breast Implants

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Breakfast and Registration: 8:45 AM – 9:15 AM
Scientific Session: 9:15 AM – 10:45 AM

Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Meeting Room: Fontaine
4441 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33140

Breast Implant–Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL): Program Overview

Breast implant–associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) is a rare T-cell lymphoma and is distinct from systemic ALCL. In the U.S., the FDA began to recognize reports of ALCL and a potential association with breast implants in 2011, and subsequently started a collaboration with the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF) to create the Patient Registry and Outcomes for Breast Implants and Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) Etiology and Epidemiology (PROFILE Registry). Incidence has been associated with the textured surface of the implant and is highest in the more highly textured (ie, greater surface area) implants. Reports indicate that the majority of cases, if diagnosed quickly, are limited to effusion around the implant and can frequently be effectively treated with surgical intervention without the need for adjuvant systemic therapy. However, given the recent history of BIA-ALCL and the infrequency of incidence, physicians who see patients at first presentation of disease are unlikely to be familiar with symptoms.

This live educational activity will be held in conjunction with the 37th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®. The panel of experts will discuss and review data pertinent to the diagnosis and management of BIA-ALCL in an engaging conversational format. This multidisciplinary conversation will help you provide evidence-based care and counseling to your patients who have or may be at risk of BIA-ALCL.

Benefits of Attending This Live CME Event, Hosted by PER®

  • Gain an understanding of how to recognize and diagnose BIA-ALCL
  • Identify best strategies in the treatment of BIA-ALCL
  • Learn strategies for patient counseling when BIA-ALCL is a concern
  • Hear expert perspectives on integrating best evidence into the management of patients with BIA-ALCL

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Allergan.

Target Audience: HCPs Who Treat Breast Cancer

The live symposium will be directed towards OB-GYNs, medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and all other physicians who attend the 37th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Describe presenting symptoms of BIA-ALCL and how to distinguish this cancer from other breast implant problems
  • Discuss incidence and prevalence of BIA-ALCL and the need for centralized reporting
  • Identify best practices in BIA-ALCL treatment and discuss evidence available for treatment options
  • Detail a treatment strategy that incorporates a multidisciplinary team to optimize outcomes for patients with BIA-ALCL

Program Chair

Lloyd B. Gayle, MD, FACS
Lloyd B. Gayle, MD, FACS
Chief of Plastic Surgery and Vice Chair of Surgery
Maimonides Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, NY


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