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Metastatic Breast Cancer Research Conference
Clinical | Basic Science | Survivorship
Hosted by University of Kansas Cancer Center & Theresa’s Research Foundation
Friday, September 12 – Saturday, September 13, 2014
Overview: Metastatic, stage IV, or advanced breast cancers are defined by spread beyond the breast into other body systems. Metastases account for greater than 90% of cancer morbidity and mortality. This translates into nearly 40,000 deaths each year in the U.S. and ~500,000 worldwide. Metastatic breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in women below 50 years of age.
This Conference presents updates on Basic Science, Clinical, and Survivorship issues that relate to the development, treatment and sequelae of metastatic breast cancer. The integration of all three aspects are presented with the belief that all three phases are needed to understand and effectively treat metastatic breast cancer. The conference will also focus on collaboration.
Danny R. Welch
Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education and Theresa’s Research Foundation. The University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The KU Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live for a maximum of X AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses: The University of Kansas Medical Center Area Health Education Center East, as an approved provider of continuing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing, presents this offering for a maximum of 7.0 contact hours credit applicable for relic ensure of RNs and LPNs. Kansas Provider Number LT0056-0749
Continuing education credit will be prorated according to documented attendance.
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