Breast Cancer for the Non-oncologist: Supporting Your Patients Through Diagnosis and Treatment (9 separate modules – 7.5 available credits)

You might be the referring physician – oftentimes the Ob/Gyn. Maybe you are the primary care physician helping during the pre-op testing process. Whatever your role, the support you provide your patient who has breast cancer is important and will be enhanced when you are knowledgeable about the various tests and potential procedures under consideration for diagnosis and treatment. 

Instructions: This course is comprised of the following modules. Please visit module pages below by selecting module title to see additional details and enroll. 

Module TitlesCredits
Miami Cancer Institute Overview & Evolution of Surgical Therapy for Breast Cancer0.50
Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer1
Use of Core-Needle Biopsy for Image-Detected Abnormalities0.75
Is It Malignant? Is It Benign? A Pathology and Surgery Discussion1
Can Proton Therapy Be Beneficial In Selected Patients With Breast Cancer?0.50
The Role of Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer: A Review for the Non-oncologist Physician1
Social, Psychological and Family Aspects of a Breast Cancer Diagnosis0.50
Plastic Surgery and Breast Reconstruction for Breast Cancer1.25
Past, Present and Future of Genetic Cancer Risk Assessment1

Target Audience

Family Medicine Physicians, Ob/Gyns, Internal Medicine Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Medical Students, Residents, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Social Workers and Laboratory Personnel.

Course summary
Course opens: 
12/01/2016
Course expires: 
12/01/2018

Robert DerHagopian, M.D., FACS
Medical Director
Baptist Health Breast Center
Surgical Oncologist
Miami Cancer Institute
Baptist, Doctors, South Miami Hospitals, Baptist Medical Arts and Surgery Center and South Miami Medical Arts and Surgery Center

Sara M. Garrido, M.D., FACP
Interim Chief Medical Officer
Oncologist and Hematologist
Miami Cancer Institute
Baptist Health Medical Group Oncology

Grace Wang, M.D.
Oncologist and Hematologist
Miami Cancer Institute
Baptist Health Medical Group Oncology

Maria Pilar Martinez, M.D. 
Radiologist
Baptist Health Breast Center
Miami Cancer Institute
    
Starr K. Mautner, M.D. 
Surgical Oncologist
Baptist Health Breast Center
Miami Cancer Institute

Minesh P. Mehta, M.D.  
Deputy Director and Chief of Radiation Oncology
Miami Cancer Institute  

Regina Melchor, Psy.D.
Oncology Psychologist
Cancer Patient Support Services
Miami Cancer Institute

Christian Otrakji, M.D. 
Pathologist
Pathology Associates of South Miami
South Miami Hospital Department of Pathology

Max L. Polo, M.D.
Plastic Surgeon 
Baptist, Doctors and South Miami Hospitals  

Maria Amelia Rodrigues, M.D.  
Radiation Oncologist
Baptist Health Medical Group Oncology
Miami Cancer Institute

Michael J. Zinner, M.D., FACS
Founding CEO and Executive Medical Director
Miami Cancer Institute  

Robert DerHagopian, M.D., FACS, Sara M. Garrido, M.D., FACP, Grace Wang, M.D., Maria Pilar Martinez, M.D., Starr K. Mautner, M.D., Regina Melchor, Psy.D., Christian Otrakji, M.D., Max L. Polo, M.D., Maria Amelia Rodrigues, M.D., and Michael J. Zinner, M.D., FACS, indicated that neither they nor their spouses/partners have relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and they will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in their presentations or discussions.

Minesh P. Mehta, M.D., FASTRO, has indicated that he is a consultant for Varian, Agenus, DSMB: Monteris and Insys. 

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

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Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/01/2016
Course expires: 
12/01/2018
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