Breast Cancer Tumor Board

Miami, FL US

The breast cancer multidisciplinary teams are playing an increasing role in the management of breast malignancies. These teams have a great potential to improve the patient care and the healthcare system; however, they are faced with many challenges. The multidisciplinary approach has become very crucial recently due to the ever-increasing complexity of medical knowledge and the huge wealth of information that is available to physicians, in addition to the complexity of the various medical procedures and interventions available for cancer care. The multidisciplinary tumor board plays a critical role in the whole spectrum of cancer management, including diagnosis, staging, treatment and palliative care.

Target Audience

Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Breast Cancer Surgeons, General Surgeons, Pathologists, Radiologists, Obstetricians, Gynecologists, Nurses, Social Workers, Mammographers, Pharmacists, Radiologic Technologists, Patient Care Facilitators and all other personnel involved in the care of the breast cancer patient.

Learning Objectives

  • Implement an optimal course of treatment for breast cancer patients.
  • Utilize multiple disciplinary approaches to diagnosis and treatment options, including radiological findings, pathological findings and immunohistochemical testing.
  • Determine cancer staging using various breast imaging modalities.
  • Promote a multidisciplinary team approach by bridging gaps across the continuum of care in order to enhance the overall quality of patient-centered breast cancer care.

Tumor Board meets weekly on Friday

Course summary
Course opens: 
04/01/2016
Course expires: 
12/31/2016
Event starts: 
05/04/2016 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
12/28/2016 - 8:00am
Baptist Hospital of Miami
8900 N. Kendall Dr
PI Conference Room
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Gladys Giron, M.D.
Moderator
Baptist Health Breast Center
Baptist and South Miami Hospitals

Gladys Giron, M.D. has indicated that her husband is a consultant and member of the speakers’ bureau for Novadaq and Pacira, and that her discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage. The core group of contributors has provided disclosures; complete disclosure statements will be included on the sign-in sheet for this activity.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/01/2016
Course expires: 
12/31/2016
 
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