Wisconsin Breast Cancer Symposium 2014

Milwaukee, WI US
June 14, 2014

This Symposium is wrapped around the concept of what it will take to end breast cancer and focus on two broad areas that will help us reach our goal of ending this disease: 1) How to prevent/delay metastasis and 2) What causes breast cancer and how to prevent it.

Join national and local leaders, scientists, innovators and visionaries who will present on topics related to:

  • Tumor dormancy as it relates to breast cancer metastasis
  • Next generation sequencing for personalized treatment
  • Successful patient/scientific collaborations and the role breast cancer survivors and advocates can play in helping us reach our goal of ending breast cancer
  • The role of inflammation, cell environment and obesity in breast cancer growth and metastasis
  • Importance of clinical trials and transparency
ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 4.0  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 4.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
 
 

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Researchers
  • Breast Cancer Advocates
  • Community Leaders and other healthcare professionals focused on breast cancer care, treatment, and prevention

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the role of tumor dormancy as it relates to breast cancer metastasis
  • Identify new technologies that may play a role in future personalized breast cancer treatment, such as next generation sequencing
  • Become more aware of the role of inflammation, the cell environment and obesity in breast cancer growth and metastasis
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Jessica Kotowicz
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 805-4505
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 4.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
05/01/2014
Course expires: 
09/30/2014
Event starts: 
06/14/2014 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
06/14/2014 - 2:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Womans Club of Wisconsin
813 E Kilbourn Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States

Speakers:
Patricia Haugen
Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation
National Breast Cancer Coalition Field Coordinator - South Dakota
Chair, Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program Integration Panel

Howard Jacob, PhD
Founding Director, Personalized Medicine Program, Medical College of Wisconsin

Patricia Steeg, PhD
NCI Center for Cancer Research
Senior Investigator and Deputy Chief, Women's Malignancies Branch in the CCR, NCI

Melissa Troester, PhD
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Annette Bar-Cohen, MA, MPH
National Breast Cancer Coalition
Executive Director, Center for NBCC Advocacy Training

Planning Committee:
Kathleen Harris, Symposium Chair
National Breast Cancer Coalition Field Coordinator - WI

Carmen Bergom, MD, PhD
Instructor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Carrie Bilicki, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, OCN
Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin Center for Diagnostic Imaging
President, Southeastern Wisconsin Oncology Nursing Society

Ginny Finn
Executive Director
ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

J. Frank Wilson, MD, FACR, FASTRO
Bernard and Miriam Peck Family Professor and Chairman
Radiation Oncology

Nikki Panico
Executive Director
Susan G. Komen Southeast Wisconsin

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following persons:

Patricia Steeg, PhD                         Sanofi                                      Research

Carrie Blicki, MSN, RN                     Snow Companies                     Speaker

Annette Bar-Cohen, MA, MPH          BioMarin                                   Speaker
                                                      Pfizer                                       Speaker

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 4.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/01/2014
Course expires: 
09/30/2014

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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