The 19th Annual Breast Cancer Update
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Dover Downs Hotel and Convention Center, Ballrooms B and C in Dover, DE
Each Spring, DBCC presents a symposium featuring leading medical experts and other speakers discussing the most current topics in breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, detection and survivorship. The annual one-day educational forum is free and open to the public, and has become one of Delaware's most trusted sources of up-to date breast cancer information.
DBCC is excited to present an excellent roster of speakers to address breast cancer treatment and survivorship. This year’s program will identify recent trends and advances in breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and clinical trials; describe how complementary holistic methodologies and the role of spirituality can be incorporated into a breast cancer patient’s treatment plan to enhance recovery; identify methods of breast reconstruction and nipple recreation; and describe translational research and its role in curing breast cancer.
The Breast Cancer Update is one of many ways that DBCC uses its funds locally to benefit and serve the people of Delaware and its surrounding communities. This annual one-day educational forum attracts crowds of physicians, nurses, breast cancer survivors and advocates each year.
Certificates of attendance documenting 4 Contact Hours and .4 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) will be available to Nurses and other healthcare professionals.
Corexcel is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The event is FREE to attend and registration details coming soon! To continue to run free and educational breast cancer programs in the community, DBCC relies on donations. To make a donation, click here. Registration for contact hours or CEUs is $30.Register today!
|7:30 a.m. - 8:20 a.m.||Registration and Exhibits (Coffee and Tea available)|
|8:20 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.||Opening Remarks: Patricia Key, CPA|
|Introduction of Keynote Speaker/Moderator - Tynetta Brown|
|SESSION I: KEYNOTE|
|8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. a.m.||- Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Cancer|
|Keynote Presenter: Kevin Fox, M.D.|
|SESSION II: Panel|
|Moderator: Dennis Witmer, MD, FACS, Board of Trustees, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition and Vice Chair of Surgery for Surgical Quality and Performance Improvement, Christiana Care Health System|
|9:30 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.||Translational Research|
|Jennifer Sims-Mourtada, Ph.D.|
|Introduction of Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition’s Research Travel Grant|
|10:10 a.m. - 10:35 a.m..||Break - Exhibits|
|Moderator: Clara Higgins, DO, FACOS|
|10:35 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.||Complementary Medicine|
|Drew Angus, DMin|
|Marie Winters, ND, FABNO|
|11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.||Lunch|
|Moderator: Wendy Newell, MD, FACS|
|12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.||Breast Reconstruction and Nipple Recreation|
|Erik Hoy, M.D.|
|Tattoo Artist TBD|
|Panel of Breast Cancer Survivors|
|1:45 – 2:00 p.m.||Closing Remarks, Vicky Cooke, Executive Director, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition|
2016 Event Sponsors (as of January 18, 2016):
Helen F Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute at Christiana Care Health System
CM Baker Photography
Delaware State News
Kent County Women's Journal
Sussex County Women's Journal
Supported by educational grants from:
Delaware Dept. of Health and Social Services - Division of Public Health
See photos from the 2015 Breast Cancer Update Courtesy of CM Baker Photography
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