First Annual Cancer Disparities Symposium: A Focus on the Burden of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Milwaukee, WI US
September 8, 2018

Topics will include overall disparities in breast cancer with a focus on the triple negative subtype, molecular drivers and novel concepts in the management of triple negative breast cancer. The program will provide practical information for those who are involved in the management and treatment of the patientswith solid tumor malignancies.

Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Registered Nurses

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the incidence of breast cancer disparities, focusing on triple negative subtype, of women with low socio-economic status having lower breast cancer outcomes compared to their Caucasian counterparts.
  2. Identify conventional and novel drivers of triple negative breast cancer that may be unique to various racial backgrounds.
  3. Learn novel treatments in the preoperative, postoperative and advanced neoadjuvant, adjuvant and metastatic disease.
  4. Discuss the most current scientific and clinical research data and apply information to clinical practice
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Dan Bullock
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 805-4617
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 3.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
07/20/2018
Course expires: 
11/15/2018
Event starts: 
09/08/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
09/08/2018 - 12:00pm
Cost:
$0.00

Agenda

7:00-7:55am       Registration/Breakfast/View Exhibits

7:55-8:00am       Introduction

8:00-8:40am       Breast Cancer Disparities in Wisconsin:Spatial Patterns, Outcomes and Tumor Type |  Kirsten Beyer, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin

8:40-9:20am       African Ancestry and High-Risk Triple Negative Breast Cancer | Lisa Newman, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine

9:20-10:00am     The Role of African Ancestry and Breast Cancer Immune Response |  Melissa Davis, PhD, Henry Ford Health System

10:00-10:20am   Break

10:20-11:00am   TNBC Adjuvant and Ne0adjuvant Therapy | Douglas Yee, MD, University of Minnesota

11:00-11:40am   Cancer Disparities: Impact of Toxicities and Outcomes Specific to Race |  Bryan Schneider, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine

11:40am-12:20pm   Clinical Case Discussion | Panel of Speakers

12:20-12:25pm   Adjourn

Italian Community Center
631 E. Chicago St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States

Free parking is available for all event attendees.


 

Guest Speakers

Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH, FACS
Chief, Division of Breast Oncology
Interdisciplinary Breast Program
Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian Hospital Network

Douglas Yee, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation
University of Minnesota

Melissa B. Davis, PhD
Assistant Scientist
Population Health Division
Henry Ford Health System

Bryan Schneider, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine 
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Indiana University School of Medicine

Kirsten Beyer, PhD, MPH, MS
Associate Professor  
Division of Epidemiology 
Medical College of Wisconsin

Program Directors

Sailaja Kamaraju, MD
Co-Program Director
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin 

Melinda Stolley, PhD
Co-Program Director
Professor of Medicine
Associate Director for Cancer Prevention and Control
Medical College of Wisconsin 

Alonzo Walker, MD
Co-Program Director
Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin 

Planning Committee 

Christopher Chitambar, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin 

 

Hallgeir Rui, MD, PhD
Associate Director of Clinical Operations
WBCS Endowed Professor of Basic Breast Cancer Research
Medical College of Wisconsin 

Malika Siker, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin 

Dan Bullock
Education Program Coordinator
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin

All persons in control of content have NO relevant relationships to disclose.

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 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 3.25 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Available Credit

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/20/2018
Course expires: 
11/15/2018

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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