Multidisciplinary Update in Breast Disease: State of the Art and Emerging Strategies in Benign and Malignant Breast Disease



This two and a half day continuing medical education course will provide a multidisciplinary update in prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, management, and treatment of benign and malignant breast diseases, and high risk and survivorship issues.

Course highlights:

  • Benign Breast Disease
  • Genetic Testing and Risk Reduction
  • Survivorship Issues: Lymphedema, Oral Contraceptives and Estrogen Replacements; Long Term Side Effects of Breast Cancer Therapy; Treating Menopause Symptoms; Nutrition, Supplements, and Exercise
  • Breast Imaging Modalities and Supplemental Screening Options for Dense Breasts: 3-D Mammogram; Contrast Enhanced Digital Mammography; MRI
  • Updates in Surgical Management and Local Treatment of Breast Cancer
  • Radiation Therapy Strategies
  • Microbiome and the Breast
  • Advances in Breast Cancer Therapy: Treatment Monitoring Using Circulating Tumor DNA Analysis; Immunotherapy; Vaccine Therapy
  • New Staging System for Breast Cancer for the Clinician
  • Updates in Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Cancer in Young Patients or Pregnant Patients
  • Breast Issues in Men
  • Optional Evening Session: Advanced Surgical Techniques - How We Do It: Oncoplastic Surgery; Mastectomy Trick, Inframammary Fold Mastectomy (included in course registration fee; separate registration required) - November 9
Venue: The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa


November 8-10, 2018


Scottsdale, Arizona 85254, United States