Miami Cancer Institute Multispecialty Grand Rounds: Challenges in HER2 Testing in Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women worldwide. Approximately 15% to 20% of primary invasive breast carcinomas demonstrate overexpression of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) and/or amplification of its encoding gene HER2 (also referred to as ERBB2). During this lecture Dara S. Ross, M.D. will provide a better understanding of molecular mechanisms underlying pathogenesis of HER2 breast cancer.
Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Hematology Oncologists, Radiation Therapists, Endocrinologists, Pulmonologists, Otolaryngologists, General Surgeons, General Practitioners, Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Nurses, Social Workers, Patient Navigators and all other interested healthcare professionals.
- Apply improved decision-making regarding treatment options for early stage disease.
- Implement optimized treatment plans for patients with HER2+ disease.
Dara S. Ross, M.D.
Department of Pathology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York
Dara S. Ross, M.D., faculty for this educational activity, is on the speakers bureau with Daiichi Sankyo and PlatformQ Health Education. She has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Peter DeMaria, M.D., conference director of this educational activity, does not have any financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
Domenech Asbun, M.D., conference director of this educational activity, is a consultant with Stryker.
Robert Press, M.D., conference director of this educational activity, does not have any financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
All 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 with ineligible companies* to disclose.
*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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