Review Course on Breast Cancer and Hematologic Issues: A symposium to present highlights of the 2018 SABCS and the 2018 ASH annual meetings

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Conference ID

J6422

Purpose

This program is designed to bring information learned at national meetings back to the central Pennsylvania area for physicians and other health-care professionals to use in their daily clinical practices. The topics chosen represent material presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) and the 2018 American Society of Hematology (ASH) meetings.

Objectives

  • Present the latest scientific information from the SABCS and ASH national meetings.
  • Review treatment and research information.
  • Assess implications for clinical practice.

Agenda

  • 7:30 a.m. | Check-In
  • 7:55 a.m. | Welcome
    Harold A. Harvey, MD
  • 8 a.m. | Axillary Node dissection and Radiation therapy ‐ Yes or No?
    Kristine L. Widders, MD
  • 8:30 a.m. | Review of the Over and Under Treatment Debate: First do No Harm vs. the Perils of Under-treatment
    Daleela G. Dodge, MD
  • 9 a.m. | How differently do I treat Multiple Myeloma in the younger and older patient?
    Seema Naik, MD
  • 9:30 a.m. | Break/Exhibits
  • 9:50 a.m. | Clonal Heterogeneity, MDS and Aging
    Witold B. Rybka, MD, FRCPC
  • 10:20 a.m. | Management of patients with Sickle Cell Anemia in different clinical settings
    Ricardo T. Carter, MD
  • 10:50 a.m. | Pathophysiology of sickle cell disease and emerging treatments
    Elizabeth Federici, MD
  • 11:20 a.m. | When and how long to anti‐coagulate and use NOACS?
    Natthapol Songdej, MD, MPH
  • 11:50 a.m. | Lunch
  • 1:05 p.m. | AML, recent updates
    Hong Zheng, MD, PhD
  • 1:40 p.m. | Updates on aggressive lymphoma and CLL
    W. Christopher Ehmann, MD
  • 2:10 p.m. | Updates on Hodgkin lymphomas and T‐Cell lymphomas
    Kevin L. Rakszawski, MD
  • 2:40 p.m. | Break/Exhibits
  • 3 p.m. | Practice changing data in Her 2 + breast cancer and hope in TNBC C
    Cristina I. Truica, MD
  • 3:30 p.m. | Biomarkers ‐ Examples from clinical studies of role of prognosis and predicting response of targeted therapy
    Kim Leitzel, MSc
  • 4 p.m. | Hormonal Therapy ‐ treatment duration and new wrinkles
    Harold A. Harvey, MD
  • 4:30 p.m. | Adjournment

Credit

AMA

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 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses Using AMA Credit

Nurses will receive a certificate from Penn State College of Medicine verifying their participation in 5.5 hours of approved continuing medical education. Continuing education activities which are approved by accredited institutions of higher education and that are relevant to patient care or professional nursing meet the requirements of mandatory continuing education for registered nurses in Pennsylvania, as required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The Board of Nursing recommends that nurses retain their certificates for a period of at least five years. Additional information is available through the State Board of Nursing website.

ACPE

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Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned the Universal Activity Number of 0322-0000-19-008-L01-P. It has been approved for 6.5 contact hours (0.65 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers. The attendee list will be uploaded into CPE Monitor approximately one week after completion of the program. Statements of credit indicated in contact hours and CEUs will be available through CPE Monitor. Successful completion includes signing in at registration with personal NABP number and date of birth, attending the entire session for which credit is claimed, and completing the activity evaluation. Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Education.

Faculty

Ricardo T. Carter, MD
Course Director
Private Practice
Lewistown/Cancer Program Medical Director
Geisinger Lewistown Hospital

Harold A. Harvey, MD
Course Director
Professor of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Daleela G. Dodge, MD
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

W. Christopher Ehmann, MD
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Elizabeth Federici, MD
Hematology/Oncology Fellow
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Kim Leitzel, MSc
Scientific Director, Penn State Cancer Institute Novel Biomarkers Lab
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Seema Naik, MD
Associate Professor
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Kevin Rakszawski, MD
Chief Hematology/Oncology Fellow
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State Cancer Institute

Witold Rybka, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Natthapol Songdej, MD, MPH
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

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

Kristine L. Widders, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Hong Zheng, MD, PHD
Assistant Professor
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Sponsor

This program is a continuing education service of Penn State College of Medicine.

This activity is not endorsed by or affiliated with SABCS or ASH.

Access (ADA)

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Changes

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Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and educational balance)

It is our policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of our educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to resolve any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

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