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Drs. Priscilla McAuliffe and Barry Lembersky, each present from the 2015 Breast Cancer Symposium Updates in the Management of Breast Cancer/Breast Disease. These experts will discuss high risk lesions and whether surgery is necessary, as well as new systemic therapies for breast cancer.

Educational objectives:

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

  • Improve management of breast cancer risk by implementing referral to Risk
  • Improve patient outcomes by implementing routine assessment of radiology-pathology concordance.
  • Increase awareness of new advances in treatment of metastatic breast cancer so that practitioners can participate in their patient’s decision about therapy.
  • Improve current knowledge of treatment in patients with breast cancer.

Reading Resources:

  1. Morrow M et al. (2015) Nat Rev Clin Oncol 12, 227-38.
  2. Degnim A et al. (2013) Surg Clin North Am 93, 329-40.
  3. Hartmann L et al. (2014) Cancer Prev Res 7, 211-7.


Dr . McAuliffe has reported no relevant relationships with any entities producing health care goods or services.

Dr. Lembersky has financial interests with the following any entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • CE Speakers’ Bureau: Genentech

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: 12/17/15 | Last Modified On: 12/17/15 | Expires: 12/19/16

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