An Update on Accelerated Partial-Breast Irradiation
Multiple adjuvant radiation therapy options currently exist for women following breast-conserving surgery, including standard fractionated whole-breast irradiation (WBI), accelerated whole-breast irradiation (AWBI) and accelerated partial-breast irradiation (APBI). Dr. Atif Jalees Khan will help participants identify optimal candidates for partial breast irradiation.
Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Hematology Oncologists, Radiation Therapists, General Surgeons, General Practitioners, Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Nurses, Patient Navigators and all other interested healthcare professionals.
- Analyze the rationale for partial-breast irradiation (PBI).
- Compare and assess the eligibility and outcomes of trial data directly comparing whole-breast and partial-breast irradiation.
- Summarize the differences in local recurrences reported in low-risk omission of radiotherapy trials versus local recurrences reported in PBI trials.
Atif Jalees Khan, M.D.
Department of Radiation Oncology
Enterprise-wide Director of Breast Radiotherapy Services
Attending, Memorial Hospital
Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, N.Y.
Atif Jalees Khan, M.D., faculty for this educational activity, has received research support from Clovis Oncology, Varian and Merck. He has received royalties/patents from Rutgers University/Biohaven Pharm, and has individual stocks/stock options with Novavax/Xtrava. He has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Guilherme Rabinowits, M.D., conference series director, has indicated that he is a consultant with Sanofi, Regeneron and Castle.
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