29th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference 2012

Venue: Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Location: Miami Beach, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: Mar 14, 2012 End Date/Time: Mar 17, 2012
Registration Date: Mar 01, 2012
Early Registration Date: Nov 30, 2011
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The optimal care of patients with breast cancer is rapidly changing as a result of advances in all aspects of patient care, including prevention, screening, and detection, as well as in the primary treatment modalities of surgery, radiation therapy, endocrine therapy, cytotoxic chemotherapy, and novel biologic therapies. There is an increasing focus on providing multidisciplinary care for patients with complex diseases such as breast cancer through the use of integrated teams of professionals representing the relevant treatment modalities, including surgery, radiation therapy, and systemic medical interventions.

The multidisciplinary Miami Breast Cancer ConferenceTM has been bringing together surgical, medical, and radiation oncologists for 29 years, with the aim of fostering awareness of the state-of-the-art treatments in each therapeutic area and encouraging cross-team cooperation in the clinic. At the 29th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference, pioneers of innovative approaches in each of these subspecialties will provide insight into the optimal multidisciplinary management of patients with breast cancer and its application to practice.

Topics Include:

-Screening and management of high-risk women
-The biology of malignancy and progression – therapeutic implications
-Advances in imaging technology
-Controversies in the management of the axilla
-Managing benign breast lesions
-State-of-the-art surgical techniques
-Individualizing therapy by breast cancer subtype
-Emerging cytotoxic and biologic systemic therapies
-Considerations in neoadjuvant therapy
-Using molecular profiling to personalize therapy
-Electronic health records
… and much more


4441 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach
United States

Additional Information

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.