San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Update 2018

Evanston, IL US
February 3, 2018
This symposium will provide the audience with a concise update on important new clinical and translational breast research studies that were presented at the annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium in December. It will also provide a forum for NorthShore and University of Chicago physicians to discuss current practice guidelines and potential future collaborations for clinical trials and research studies. 

Target Audience

The target audience includes physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals in breast disease specialties.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this conference, participants will be able to:
  • To learn about new clinical trials for breast cancer treatment, prevention and surveillance.
  • To learn about translational research findings that impact patient care.
  • To define new treatment trends in breast cancer.
  • To learn about trends in the incidence and prevalence of breast cancer.
  • To learn about management of benign breast disease.
  • To learn how to assess patients at increased risk for breast cancer and apply these skills to manage these patients.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Jean Bao
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(773) 702-4763
Available credit: 
  • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.25 Participation
Event starts: 
02/03/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
02/03/2018 - 12:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Gleacher Center
450 Cityfront Plaza Dr
Evanston, IL 60201
United States
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ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at 773-702-4763 or via email at

The University of Chicago and Northsore University HealthSystem reserve the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago and NorthShore University HealthSystem are not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

  Katharine Yao, MD
  Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
  Clinical Professor of Surgery
  University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and NorthShore University HealthSystem. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine 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.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

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