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Darcy Thull, MS, and Rachel Jankowitz, MD, each present from the 2015 Breast Cancer Symposium Updates in the Management of Breast Cancer/Breast Disease. These experts will discuss breast risk assessment and BRCA1/2 Screening.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Improve knowledge of breast cancer risk factors.
  • Improve patient outcome by recognizing women at risk for hereditary breast cancer.
  • Improve knowledge of BRCA breast cancer and ovarian cancer causes.
  • Improve knowledge of WHO genetic testing criteria.

Reading Resources:

  1. Freedman, AN. J Clin Oncol 2011; 29:2327-2333
  2. Antoniou, AC. NEM 2014; 371: 497-506.
  3. Boughey, J.J Clin Oncol 2010; 28:3591-96


Drs. Jankowitz and Thull have reported no relevant relationships with any entities producing health care goods or services.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.15) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 1.5 contact hour.

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Release Date: 12/15/15 | Last Modified On: 12/15/15 | Expires: 12/15/16

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