Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

What is the current state of chemotherapy? Chemotherapy prevention? All of your questions are answered in an interview with our local experts, Grace Wang, M.D., and Sara M. Garrido, M.D.  

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Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

  • Delineate current adjuvant and neoadjuvant therapy recommendations considering genetic testing, estrogen receptor and progesterone receptor results. 
  • Recognize available chemotherapy interventions available for breast cancer and the factors that influence the therapy recommendation. 
Additional information
Bibliography: 

Burstein, H. J., Temin, S., Anderson, H., Buchholz, T. A., Davidson, N. E., Gelmon, K. E., & Stearns, V. (2014). Adjuvant endocrine therapy for women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline focused update. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 32(21), 2255-2269.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Speaker Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
Course opens: 
12/01/2016
Course expires: 
12/01/2018

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

Sara M. Garrido, M.D., FACP, and Grace Wang, M.D., have 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. 

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

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 enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Speaker Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors

Accreditation Period

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