Radiology Grand Rounds: Fiction and Facts in Breast Cancer Screening

Miami, FL US
October 17, 2016

Recent controversies in mammography screening for breast cancer have led to confusion and misinformation in both the medical field and the public. Many primary care physicians recommend biennial screening to their patients age 50 and over. This course will discuss and review the published data on the topic and explain why mammography screenings starting at the age of 40 save the most lives. 

Target Audience

Cardiologists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Family Practice Physicians, Gynecologists, and Internal Medicine Physicians, General Surgeons, General Practitioners, Obstetrics and Gynecologists, Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, Occupational Therapists, Respiratory Therapists, Radiologic Technicians and all other interested healthcare professionals. 

Learning Objectives

  • Examine the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s breast cancer screening recommendations.
  • Assess state-of-the-art breast cancer screening, in terms of technology and results from recent clinical studies.
  • Discuss the impact and considerations of starting mammography screenings at the age of 40.

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Additional information
Schedule: 

6:00 p.m. ♦ Lecture

7:30 p.m. ♦ Adjourn

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.50 Florida Bureau of Radiation Control
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.50 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
08/25/2016
Course expires: 
10/31/2016
Event starts: 
10/17/2016 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
10/17/2016 - 7:30pm
Baptist Hospital of Miami
8900 N. Kendall Drive
5MCVI
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Daniel B. Kopans, M.D.
Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Senior Radiologist, Breast Imaging Division
Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Avon Comprehensive Breast Evaluation Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Daniel B. Kopans, M.D. has indicated that he has no relevant financial relationships to disclose and that his discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.

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Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.50 Florida Bureau of Radiation Control
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.50 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/25/2016
Course expires: 
10/31/2016
 
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