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Organizer:
UPMC CancerCenter and Magee-Women's Hospital of UPMC
Phone:
412-623-5993
Email:
hewkom@upmc.edu
Venue:
Marriott Pittsburgh City Center
Address:
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112 Washington Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States

Breast Symposium 2012:Updates in Breast Health, Screening, and Disease Management

Intent and Overview
This course is designed to cover the most recent advances in breast health screening and diagnosis including methods of detection, application of new technology, and benign disease and cancer management. Upon completion of the activity, learners from several disciplines should be able to discuss the latest breast cancer methods of detection, treatment, surveillance and research and describe how these advances can be applied to their practice.

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for physicians, nurses and other health care professionals practicing in the areas of Primary Care, Gynecology, Radiology and General Surgery; recommended for any practitioner caring for women.

Course Co-Directors
Gretchen M. Ahrendt, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Marguerite A. Bonaventura, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Continuing Education Credit
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded 0.5 continuing education units (CEUs) which are equal to 5.5 contact hours.

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