Breast Cancer Symposium

Date: November 11-12, 2016 

Location: Hilton Marina – Fort Lauderdale

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Registration Type Fee

FLASCO Memb./FIU Faculty & Student $225
Industry Representative $450
MHS Physician $225
Non-MHS Physician $325
Non MHS Resident*/RN/PA/Ext $150 
Nurse/Resident*/Extender $75

Late fee/on-site registration fee: $25

*Letter from program director must accompany this form (Non-MHS residents only).

Cancellation Policy: Deadline for Registration is November 1, 2016. Registrations postmarked after November 1 will be charged a late fee of $25.00. The course registration fee is refundable, minus a $25 administrative charge, upon receipt of a written request postmarked by November 1. No refunds will be made after November 1.

Purpose Statement

The goal of this educational activity is to provide learners with current, state-of-the-art information on how to deliver world class care to breast cancer patients. This activity is dedicated to providing learners with best practice information on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of breast cancer to improve quality of care.

Target Audience

  • Medical Oncologists
  • Surgical Oncologists
  • Radiation Oncologists
  • Radiologists
  • Internal Medicine Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Oncology Nurses
  • Physician Assistants
  • Pharmacists
  • Other Health Care Professionals

Accreditation

Memorial Healthcare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit

Memorial Healthcare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nova Southeastern University College of Medicine is an accredited provider for awarding credit hours for the American Osteopathic Association. This activity has been approved for a maximum of 8.25 credits of AOA Category 2-A.

Memorial Healthcare System is an approved provider of Nursing and Respiratory Therapy Continuing Education, CE Broker Provider # 50-1317. Contact hours will be awarded based on attendance each day (maximum 8.25 hours).

Memorial Regional Hospital is an approved provider of Dietician and Dietetic Technician Continuing Education, CE Broker Provider # 50-1317. Contact hours will be awarded based on attendance each day (maximum 9.25 hours).

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts AMA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Nurse Practitioners: AANP accepts AMA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

This program has been approved for 8.0 hours of general pharmacist and technician CE through the Florida Board of Pharmacy coordinated through the Memorial Regional Hospital Pharmacy Department.

 

Objectives

At the end of this continuing medical education activity, participants should be able to:
Review diagnostic and therapeutic strategies used in the multimodality treatment of patients with breast cancer
Analyze the use of new agents, both cytotoxic and biologic and their uses in breast cancer
Discuss the latest research findings in all areas of breast cancer and how the updated research could impact future decision-making in the diagnosis and treatment of these cancers

Agenda

Friday, November 11, 2016

 3:00- 
 4:00 PM
 Registration
 

 4:00 PM

 Opening Remarks
 Sayeh Lavasani, MD, MSc & Heather Wright, MD

 Moderator: Ihor Pidhorecky, MD

 4:15 PM  Emerging Frontiers in Breast Imaging
 Mary Hayes-Macaluso, MD
 5:00 PM  Breast Radiation Oncology: Managing Axilla
 Ana Botero, MD
 5:45 PM
 Evidence-Based Supportive Care for Patients
 During Treatment and Survivorship

 Ashwin Mehta, MD
 6:30 PM   Psychological Approach to Treating
 the Mind, Body, and Soul
 Sameet Kumar, PhD
 7:00 PM
 Adjourn
 Sayeh Lavasani, MD, MSc & Heather Wright, MD

Saturday, November 12, 2016

 7:00-
 8:00 AM

 Registration, Breakfast, Visit Exhibits
 8:00 AM  Welcome and Introductions
 Sayeh Lavasani, MD, MSc & Heather Wright, MD
   Moderators: Sri Sundararaman, MD & Reshma L. Mahtani, MD
 8:05 AM  HER 2 Positive Breast Cancer: Recent Advances
 and Future Directions
 Sunil Verma, MD, FRCPC
 8:45 AM  Breast Surgical Oncology: “Sometimes Less Is More”
 
Erica V. Bloomquist, MD
 9:20 AM  Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy
 
Timothy Whelan, MD, MSc, FRCPC
10:00 AM  Break and Visit Exhibits
   Moderator: Adriana Milillo Naraine, MD
10:25 AM  Update on Management of Hormone Receptor
 Positive Breast Cancer
 
Mariana Chavez- MacGregor, MD, MSc
 11:00 AM  Keynote Address: Genomics in Breast Cancer:
 Are We Ready to Incorporate into Clinical Practice?

 Carlos L. Arteaga, MD
 11:45 AM  Fertility and Breast Cancer
 Marcelo Barrionuevo, MD
 12:15-
 12:30 AM
 Break and Visit Exhibits
 Moderator: Sayeh Lavasani, MD
 12:30-
 1:45 AM
 Lunch and Case Presentation Discussions
 Mariana Chavez, MD; Carlos Arteaga MD;
 Sunil Verma, MD; Erica Bloomquist, MD;
 Timothy Whelan, MD; Michel Velez, MD
 Aurelio Castrellon, MD
   Moderator: Marcelo Blaya, MD
 1:45 PM  New Approaches for the Treatment
 of Triple Negative Breast Cancer

 Tiffany Traina, MD
 2:25 PM  Bone Health During Adjuvant
 Breast Cancer Endocrine Therapy

 Catherine Van Poznak, MD, MPH
 3:00 PM  Screening for Hereditary Breast Cancers
 
Cathleen McCann, MSc, CGC
 3:30 PM  Closing Remarks
 
Sayeh Lavasani, MD, MSc & Heather Wright, MD
   Program and speakers subject to change

 

 

 

 

Accommodations

Hotel Information

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina
1881 SE 17th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

A block of standard rooms at a group rate of $169.00 plus tax per night single/double has been reserved. To make your reservations, contact the reservation desk at 954-463-4000. You may also make your reservation online.

Guests wishing to avoid an early checkout fee should advise the Hotel at or before check-in of any change in planned length of stay. Please request a late check-out upon your arrival. Late check-out will be given at the discretion of the hotel and is based on availability.

Reservations must be received by October 14th, 2016. Please book early as rooms may sell out prior to the cut- off date. Reservations received after the cut-off date will be confirmed on a space available basis.

The Hilton Marina Fort Lauderdale is easily accessible from the Hollywood/Fort Lauderdale International Airport (closest) or Miami International Airport (more distant).

Faculty

Symposium Director

Sayeh Lavasani, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Breast Medical Oncologist
Memorial Cancer Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Florida International University Hollywood, FL

Co-Directors
Heather R. Wright, MD
Breast Surgical Oncologist
Director, Breast Surgical Oncology Program Memorial Cancer Institute
Hollywood, FL

Program Coordinators
Tamara M. González, BA
Coordinator, Medical Education Department of Medical Education Memorial Healthcare System Hollywood, FL

Paola Goyeneche, MS
Coordinator, Medical Education Department of Medical Education Memorial Healthcare System Hollywood, FL

Educational Committee
Marcelo Barrionuevo, MD, FACOG
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Memorial Healthcare System
Hollywood, FL

Luis E. Raez, MD, FACP, FCCP
Director, Memorial Cancer Institute Memorial Healthcare System
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Florida International University Hollywood, FL

Srinath Sundararaman, MD, MS, FACRO
Medical Director, Radiation Oncology Memorial Cancer Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Florida International University Hollywood, FL

Guest Faculty
Carlos L. Arteaga, MD
Professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology Director Center for Cancer Targeted Therapies Director Breast Cancer Program
Associate Director for Clinical Research Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN

Mariana Chavez MacGregor, MD, MSC
Assistant Professor,
Department of Health Services Research, Division of Cancer Prevention,
Assistant Professor,
Department of Breast Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX

Reshma L. Mahtani, MD
Assistant Professor,
Division of Hematology/Oncology Services Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center University of Miami Health System Deerfield Beach, FL

Tiffany A. Traina, MD
Clinical Director, Breast Medicine Service
Section Head, Triple Negative Breast Cancer Clinical Research Program
Breast Medicine Service | Department of Medicine Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine,
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY

Catherine Van Poznak, MD

Associate Professor, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI

Sunil Verma, MD, MSEd, FRCPC
Medical Director, Tom Baker Cancer Centre Professor and Head, Department of Oncology Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary Department Head, Clinical Department of Oncology, Calgary Zone
Cancer Control Alberta, Alberta Health Services Medical Lead, Calgary Cancer Project
Calgary, AB

Timothy Whelan, BM, BCh, MSc, FRCPC
Professor and Associate Chair of Research
Department of Oncology
McMaster University Canada Research Chair in Breast Cancer Research Associate Member
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Hamilton, Ontario

Memorial Healthcare System Faculty

Marcelo Blaya, MD
Breast Cancer Program
Memorial Cancer Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Florida International University
Hollywood, FL

Erica V. Bloomquist, MD
Breast Cancer Program
Memorial Cancer Institute
Hollywood, FL

Ana Botero, MD
Radiation Oncology
Memorial Cancer Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Florida International University
Hollywood, FL

Aurelio Castrellon, MD
Breast Cancer Program
Memorial Cancer Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Florida International University
Hollywood, FL

Mary K. Hayes-Macaluso, MD
Diagnostic Radiology Women’s Imaging Center Memorial Regional Hospital Hollywood, FL

Sameet Kumar, PhD
Clinical Psychology Memorial Cancer Institute Hollywood, FL

Cathleen McCann, MSc, CGC
Genetic Counselor Program Breast Cancer Program Memorial Cancer Institute Hollywood, FL

Ashwin Mehta, MD, MPH
Medical Director of Integrative Medicine
Memorial Healthcare System
Conference Chair - Society for Integrative Oncology 2016 Hollywood, FL

Adriana Milillo Naraine, MDB
Cancer Program
Memorial Cancer Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Florida International University Hollywood, FL

Ihor Pidhorecky, MD, FACS
Director, Surgical Oncology Memorial Cancer Institute Hollywood, FL
Michel Velez, MD
Breast Cancer Program
Memorial Cancer Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Florida International University Hollywood, FL

Michel Velez, MD
Breast Cancer Program
Memorial Cancer Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Florida International University Hollywood, FL