Breast Cancer Update
The 20th Annual Breast Cancer Update will be held on April 4th. Click here to visit our event website to register and find out more.
The 20th Annual Breast Cancer Update on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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:
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 are available by clicking here! 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.
|7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.||Registration and Exhibits (Coffee and Tea available)|
|8:00 a.m. - 8:10 a.m.||Opening Remarks, Tynetta Brown|
|8:10 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.||Welcome, Patricia Key, CPA|
|OPENING SESSION: “Moonshot Initiative”|
|Moderator: Dennis Witmer, M.D., FACS|
|8:15 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.||Speaker: Howard Krein, M.D., P.h.D.|
|PANEL I - Risk Assessment Dense Breasts|
|Moderator: Anush Parikh, M.D.|
|8:55 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.||Speaker: Diana Dickson-Witmer, M.D., FACS|
|Panelist: Breast Cancer Survivor: TBD|
|9:50 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.||Update on DBCC Research Committee, Nanci Mayer-Mihalski|
|9:55 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.||Break - Exhibits|
|PANEL II - Advancements in Radiation and Oncology|
|Moderator: Srihari Peri, M.D.|
|10:25 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.||Panelist: Owen Thomas, M.D.|
|Panelist: Rishi Sawhney, M.D.|
|Panelist: Edith Mitchell, M.D., FACP|
|Panelist: Breast Cancer Survivor: Jan Jessup|
|11:45 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.||Lunch|
|PANEL III - Being Accountable for your Own Health|
|Moderator: Wendy Newell, MD, FACS|
|12:40 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.||Panelist: Marianne Carter, M.S., R.D., CHES|
|Panelist: Joanne Ambrogi, MSPT, ATC, CMT, RYT 500|
|Panelist: Diana Hoscheit, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT|
|1:45 – 2:00 p.m.||Closing Remarks, Eileen Filliben Edmunds, J.D., MBA, Executive Director, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition|
2017 Event Sponsors (as of December 8, 2016):
Delaware State News
Helen F Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute at Christiana Care Health System
CM Baker Photography
Kent Diagnostic Radiology Associates
Supported by educational grants from:
Delaware Dept. of Health and Social Services - Division of Public Health
See photos from the 2016 Breast Cancer Update Courtesy of CM Baker Photography
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