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Central Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Consortium: Fall 2019 Update

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Conference ID

E6538

Purpose/Overview

This presentation is designed to provide participants with an overview on current breast cancer research and therapies.

Overall Objectives

  • Relate biomarkers of resistance to CDK inhibitors.
  • Describe biomarkers of response to HER2 therapy.
  • Apply new advances in treatment for premenopausal metastatic breast cancer patients.
  • Report new drugs investigated in breast cancer.

Faculty

Monali Vasekar, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Penn State College of Medicine
Hershey, Pa.

Kim Leitzel, MSc
Research Associate
Penn State College of Medicine
Scientific Director, Novel Biomarkers Research Lab
Penn State Cancer Institute
Hershey, Pa.

Agenda

  • 6 p.m. | Exhibitors/Hors d’oeuvres
  • 6:30 p.m. | Dinner and Presentation
  • 7:30 p.m. | Exhibitors
  • 8 p.m. | Adjournment

Credit

AMA

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Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Fee

There is no fee for this event, but registration is required.

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