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for Clinical Vignette Series: 33rd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® focuses on areas of clinical challenge faced by practicing oncologists. A brief overview of expert perspectives on case management decisions is provided in these summaries.
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.
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In this episode of Clinical Case Vignette Series™: 33rd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®, content from this year's conference held on March 11-13, 2016, will be covered. This activity consists of a series of interviews with renowned experts Elizabeth Mittendorf, MD, PhD, and Andrew D. Seidman, MD, which explore topics that are clinically relevant to the practicing community clinician. Important topics that are key to evolving treatment paradigms for patients with breast cancer are reviewed, such as the management of HR+/HER2+ locally invasive disease and axilla in early-stage clinically node-negative disease. A look at some of the more exciting emerging strategies in the field are also reviewed, including an update on vaccine development for HER2+ disease and immune checkpoint blockade in the setting of triple-negative breast cancer.
Instructions For This Activity & Receiving Credit
This educational activity is directed toward medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists interested in the treatment of patients with breast cancer. Fellows, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, researchers, and other healthcare professionals interested in the treatment of breast cancer may also participate.
Elizabeth Mittendorf, MD, PhD
Associate Professor and Deputy Chair for Research
Department of Surgical Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Andrew D. Seidman, MD
Attending Physician, Breast Cancer Medicine Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
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The following individuals have relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose:
Elizabeth Mittendorf, MD, PhD - Institution Funding: Galena Biopharma, Antigen Express; Andrew D. Seidman, MD - Grant/Research Support: Novartis, Bayer; Consultant: Novartis, Genentech, Merrimack, Kadmon, Pfizer; Speakers Bureau: Celgene, Genomic Health, Novartis,Genentech, Eisai
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