Central Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Consortium: Inaugural Dinner Forum

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This is the inaugural dinner presentation of the newly created Central Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Consortium. This first presentation in the series is designed to focus on recent advances and guidelines in HER2+ breast cancer. Case studies from real-life patient challenges in the management of HER2+ breast cancer will be presented.


  • Review new ASCO guidelines of HER2 testing.
  • Discuss recent ASCO guidelines for selection of optimal adjuvant chemotherapy for HER2+ breast cancer and cardiac monitoring.
  • Summarize current clinical trials for HER2+.

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is a registered trademark; this activity is not endorsed by or affiliated with ASCO.


Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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.


6 to 8 p.m.

  • 6 p.m. | Visit Exhibitors/Hors d’Oeuvres
  • 6:30 p.m. | Dinner and Presentation
    Update in HER2+ Breast Cancer and Challenging Cases
    Cristina I. Truica MD
  • 7:30 p.m. | Visit Exhibitors
  • 8 p.m. | Adjourn

Course Director

Cristina I. Truica, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Breast Medical Oncology
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Cancer Institute
Hershey, PA


This is a no-fee event, but registration is required.


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