In this investigative presentation, Carey Anders, MD, Medical Oncologist, Duke Cancer Center, will explore new treatment strategies for breast cancer brain metastases with an emphasis on HER2+ breast cancer, and updates in adjuvant and neoadjuvant therapies for all breast cancer subtypes, including new treatments for all metastatic breast cancer subtypes.
At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe progress in diagnosing, treating, and monitoring patients with breast cancer.
- Recognize emerging trends and strategies for improving patients the symptom management and survivorship care for patients with breast cancer.
- Evaluate tools and resources for managing breast cancer that can be used to achieve effective care and improve the patient experience.
- Apply new knowledge to improve the delivery of effective and appropriate care to patients with breast cancer.
Charles F. Miller, MD, served for 30 years in the U.S. Army Medical Department as Commander, 3rd Combat Support Hospital, Nuremberg. After retiring from active duty he completed nine years as chief of hematology-oncology at Kaiser Medical Center, Honolulu. He has served on the Hawaii Society of Clinical Oncology Board of Directors since 2002 and as president for seven of those years. He remains actively involved at the national level with the American Society of Clinical Oncology and holds a clinical appointment to the University of Hawaii Cancer Center. Dr. Miller presently serves on the University of Hawaii Cooperative Institutional Review Board as well as the Physicians Advisory Group to the Hawaii Health Information Exchange. He has been an active supporter of Compassion and Choices since 2012 and has worked as a member of Doctors for Dignity to support patient choice for end-of-life care for the people of the state of Hawaii.
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