Breast Cancer Update
The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition's (DBCC) 23rd Annual Breast Cancer Update began as a small scientific meeting to update physicians about the latest trends in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Recognizing the importance of bringing the most up-to-date information to all health professionals, breast cancer survivors, and the general public, the program has grown to an annual conference of more than 430 attendees.
It is our goal to have programming that empowers our community in the fight against breast cancer. The Annual Breast Cancer Update allows us to bring nationally renowned speakers in the breast cancer field and gives us the opportunity to educate the community about the innovative research, treatment, and programs that are available in Delaware.
The 23rd Annual Breast Cancer Update will be held on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, virtually via Zoom from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Chaired by Marilyn Hyte
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1. Identify recent trends and advances in breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and clinical trials.
2. Understand protocols and options for the radiologic screening of high-risk patients.
3. Understand the objectives and results of the DBCC “Quality of Life Study”.
4. Understand how tumor profiling and genetic counseling impact treatment options and strategies for patients.
5. Understand integrative medicine i.e. the addition of non-medicinal therapies, and approaches to patient care.
As a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 update was rescheduled from in-person to a virtual format to 2021.
2019 Breast Cancer Update Slides
Carol Tweed - Keynote Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Cancer.pdf
Nanci Mayer Mihalski-Update on DBCC Research Committee Introduction of Research Grant Recipient.pdf
Rishi_Sawhney-Recent Advances in Triple Negative Breast Cancer.pdf
Lisa_Newman-Recent Advances in Triple Negative Breast Cancer.pdf
Margot Savoy- Recent Advances in Triple Negative Breast Cancer.pdf
Wendy Newell-Oncotype Testing.pdf
Adam Raben-Oncotype Testing.pdf
Lauren Mund -Complimentary Therapies-Acupuncture.pdf
Roshni Guerry-Complimentary Therapies-Medical_Marijuana.pdf
2019 Speaker Bios, Agenda and Sponsors!
2019 Pink Packet.pdf
Corexcel is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Certificates of attendance documenting 4 Contact Hours and .4 Continuing Education Units (CEU's) will be available to Nurses and other healthcare professionals.
To continue to run free and educational breast cancer programs in the community, DBCC relies on donations. To make a donation, click here.
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