Management of High-Risk Breast Cancer Patients
In the United States, 1 in 8 women (12%) will develop invasive breast cancer. Risk assessment is paramount to individualize screening and risk-reducing strategies. Review breast cancer risk factors and surveillance strategies with Melissa L. Pilewskie, M.D., from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Breast Surgeons, General Surgeons, Reconstructive Surgeons, Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Oncologists, Medical Oncologists, Physiatrists, Radiation Oncologists, General Practitioners and all other interested healthcare professionals.
- Recognize breast cancer risk factors.
- Implement strategies for surveillance and risk reduction among high-risk women.
- Explain ongoing efforts to identify nontoxic risk-reducing options.
Melissa L. Pilewskie, M.D.
Breast Service, Department of Surgery
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Melissa L. Pilewskie, M.D., faculty for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Gladys L. Giron, M.D., has indicated that her spouse is a member of the speakers' bureau and a consultant with Stryker.
John P. Diaz, M.D., has indicated that he is a member of the speakers' bureau with AstraZeneca and consultant with ConMed and Intuitive Surgical.
Nicholas C. Lambrou, M.D., has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose.
Starr K. Mautner, M.D., has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose.
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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