Miami Cancer Institute Multispecialty Grand Rounds – Management of the Axilla After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
Sentinel lymph node surgery is widely used for nodal staging in early-stage breast cancer. Dr. Monica Morrow will discuss how often axillary node dissection can be avoided with the use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in lymph node positive patients. Participants will learn how to manage patients with micro metastases in sentinel nodes following neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Hematology Oncologists, Radiation Therapists, General Surgeons, General Practitioners, Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Respiratory Therapists, Pharmacists, Patient Navigators and all other interested healthcare professionals.
- Identify how often ALND can be avoided with the use of NAC in N+ patients.
- Discuss the effect of estrogen receptor progesterone receptor and human epidermal growth factor receptor (HER2) status on the likelihood of avoiding ALND.
- Implement treatment plans and the management of patients with micrometastases in the sentinel nodes following NAC.
Monica Morrow, M.D.
Chief, Breast Surgical Service
Anne Burnett Windfohr Chair of Clinical Oncology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Professor of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Monica Morrow, M.D., indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation or discussion.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity 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.
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- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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