University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Last Modified: March 4, 2007
Conference Dates: Thursday, June 21, 2007 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Conference Location: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Lower Egyptian Gallery)
Sponsoring Group: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Conference Brochure: View the conference brochure [PDF]
Who Should Attend: This symposium is for surgeons, medical oncologists, radiaiton oncologists, hematology/oncology fellows, oncology nurses, and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with breast cancer.
Conference Agenda: Registration, Sign-In & Cocktails Prevention & Genetics Susan M. Domchek, MD Adjuvant& Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Angela DeMichele, MD, MSCE Adjuvant& Neoadjuvant Hormonal Therapy Kevin R. Fox, MD New Targeted Therapies Carol Kaplan, MD Metastatic Management Lori J.Goldstein, MD Surgical Issues & Local Control Ramona F. Swaby, MD Question and Answer Session
Registration Information: This symposium is free. Dinner will be provided along with a course syllabus.
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Conference Fees: There is no registration fee for this symposium. Dinner and free parking will be provided along with a course syllabus.
Continuing Education: Yes
Miscellany: The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).
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