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The New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group 40th Annual Symposium: Breast Cancer 2013

Date: February 2, 2013
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Sponsored by: The New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group

Location: The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029


The agenda for this symposium reflects the multidisciplinary nature of our membership. We are honored to have nationally renowned speakers addressing some of the most controversial aspects in the management of breast cancer. The morning session will cover a range of topics including an update of the TARGIT-A and TARGIT-B Trials, Changing Management of Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer and the Management of Breast Cancer Less Than 1cm. The afternoon session includes an outstanding multidisciplinary faculty that will address various aspects of Risk Adjusted Breast Cancer Screening and Advanced Breast Technologies.

AGENDA
8:00-8:45       Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45-9:00       Welcome and Opening Remarks - Mary K. Hayes, MD
9:00-10:00    TARGeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy-An Update of the TARGIT-A and TARGIT-B Trials - Jayant Vaidya
10:00-11:00  The Ever-Changing Management of Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer - Thomas A. Buchholz, MD
11:00-11:20    Coffee Break
11:20–12:20    Management of Breast Cancer Less Than 1 cm: How Small is Small Enough? - Harold J. Burstein, MD, PhD
12:20-1:30    Lunch
1:30-3:30    Mini-Symposium
Risk Adjusted Breast Cancer Screening - D. David Dershaw, MD
Advanced Breast Technologies - Carol Lee, MD
Breast Cancer Eyes to Thighs - Maxine S. Jochelson, MD
3:30        Closing Remarks - Mary K. Hayes, MD

Ticket Types:
NY Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group Members:
No Fee if  2013 Membership Dues Paid
(Membership dues may be paid with Symposium Registration)

Registration Fees:  
__ NYMBCG 2013 Paid Member (no fee)
__ Non-paid Member ($250)
__ Non Member ($275)
__ Residents/Fellows (no fee)

If paying by check , please mail it and a copy of the registration form to:
The New York Academy of Medicine
Education & Conference Center
1216 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10029

To confirm if your 2013 dues have been paid or to become a Member of NYMBCG, please contact Florence Madonia at 212-752-1965.

CME Information
ACCREDITATION

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) through the joint sponsorship of The New York Academy of Medicine and The New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group.  The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) and The New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group (NYMBCG) are accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The New York Academy of Medicine designates this live educational activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DISCLOSURE STATMENT
Policies and standards of The New York Academy of Medicine and the Medical Society of the State of New York require that speakers and planners for continuing medical education activities disclose any relevant financial relationships they may have with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity.

For more details, please see this document.

About the Speaker(s)

Jayant Vaidya is a breast cancer expert who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the breast. He is a Consultant Surgeon at the Whittington, Royal Free and University College London Hospitals. His private breast practice is at the London Breast Institute at the Princess Grace Hospital, where he runs a One Stop breast clinic and sees emergency cases. He is extremely active in many research projects for breast disease and breast cancer.

Dr. Thomas A. Buchholz is Professor and Division Head of the Department of Radiation Oncology at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. He holds the Frank T. McGraw Chair for the Study of Cancer. His academic interests focus on clinical and translational research in breast cancer and radiation oncology. Specific interests include studying molecular determinants of treatment resistance and investigating novel combinations of targeted therapy with radiation to improve the therapeutic outcome.

Harold J. Burstein, MD, PhD is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a medical oncologist in the Breast Oncology Center at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He is a clinician and clinical investigator specializing in breast cancer.
 



D. David Dershaw, MD, FACR is a radiologist who specializes in breast imaging using mammography, sonography, and MRI. I also have expertise in breast biopsies using stereotaxis, sonography, and MRI. In addition to leading one of the most highly regarded breast imaging groups in the nation, I have lectured and published extensively on breast imaging. I am a member of the Breast Cancer Council of the American College of Radiology and on the Executive Board of the Society of Breast Imaging.
 
Carol H. Lee, MD is a diagnostic radiologist whose work in recent years has focused on promoting the practice of breast imaging in the United States as Chair of the Breast Imaging Commission of the American College of Radiology and President of the Society of Breast Imaging. She has been involved in the development of practice guidelines and in governmental regulatory matters dealing with various aspects of breast imaging. In her research, she is pursuing the optimum interpretation and management strategies for magnetic resonance imaging examinations of the breast.
 
Maxine Jochelson is a Diagnostic Oncologic Radiologist with special interest in breast imaging. She is currently the Director of Radiology at the Breast and Imaging Center at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center where she is an Associate Attending and an Associate Professor of Radiology at the Weill-Cornell Medical School. She is currently conducting research on new breast imaging techniques such as Contrast Enhanced Mammography.

 

Registration Information
Cost: Free for NYMBCG 2013 Paid Members and for Residents/Fellows, $250 for NYCBCG 2013 Non-Paid Members, $275 for Non-Members
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