50th Annual Southeastern Wisconsin Cancer Conference: Breast Cancer
The options for diagnosing, treating and managing cancer are constantly evolving. The primary care provider is an essential partner in the diagnosis and management of cancer. This knowledge-based conference is designed to present new developments in the diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer by experts in their respective fields. Physicians, nurses and other allied healthcare professionals will be presented with a review of recent data of the epidemiology, screening, diagnosis, staging, prognostic indicators and multimodality, evidence-based management of breast cancer.
- Pharmacy Technicians
- Allied Health Professionals
At the conclusion of this activity, I will be able to:
- Determine current recommendations for breast cancer screening in general public and high risk populations.
- Describe surgical treatment by cancer stage. The learner will be able to identify the rational for different surgeries for breast cancer.
- Discuss the role of radiation therapy in the management of breast cancer. The learner will be able to articulate which patients are appropriate for radiation therapy and the expected results.
- Describe the current role of systemic therapy in early and advanced breast cancer disease. The learner will be able to describe a practical knowledge of the effectiveness of current treatments in terms of disease free progression and disease free survival/cure.
- Identify long term and late effects of breast cancer treatments related to survivorship issues. The learner will be able to describe late term effects and the interventions used to mitigate them.
|Jonathan Strauss, MD||American Imaging Management||Advisory Committee|
AMA PRA Designation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity a maximum of 4 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 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals
- 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 4.00 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.