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Breast Cancer Conference For Medical Students

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McMaster University Medical Center

Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5

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Join us for the inaugural Breast Cancer Conference for Medical Students, led by renowned experts in the treatment of breast cancer. This free event is co-presented by the McMaster Surgery and Oncology Interest Groups and targeted at medical students of all levels, particularly those with interests in surgery, internal medicine, and radiation oncology. Didactic sessions will be complemented by a hands-on clinical skills session and case-based workshops. This conference will also feature a panel discussion and Q&A with residents and fellows about specialty selection and life as an oncology trainee. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided.

We look forward to seeing you on April 21st, 2018!

Sincerely,

Senior Co-Chairs: Ali Rizvi, Amir Safavi, Qian Shi

Junior Co-Chairs: Maeve Conroy, Clarissa Skorupski

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McMaster University Medical Centre

1200 Main Street West

Hamilton, Ontario

L8N 3Z5

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Susan E. Reid, MD, FRCSC

Professor & Chair, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University

Dr. Bindi Dhesy-Thind, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Associate Professor and Associate Chair (Education), Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Oncology, McMaster University

Dr. Mira Goldberg, MD, FRCPC

Clinical Research Fellow in Breast Cancer Research, Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Oncology, McMaster University

Workshops

1. Breast Cancer History and Physical Examination

Dr. Jessica Bogach, MD, FRCSC. Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University

2. Approach to Diagnostic and Staging Workup

Dr. Julianna Sienna, MD, MSc. PGY3, Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Oncology, McMaster University

3. Management of Oncologic Emergencies and Side-Effects

Dr. Oren Levine, MD, MSc, FRCPC. Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Oncology, McMaster University

Program

9:30-10:00: Breakfast and Registration

10:00-10:05: Welcoming Remarks

10:05-10:35: Surgical Management of Breast Cancer (Dr. Susan E. Reid)

10:35-11:05: Chemotherapy and Targeted Therapy for Breast Cancer (Dr. Bindi Dhesy-Thind)

11:05-11:15: Coffee Break

11:15-11:45: Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer (Dr. Mira Goldberg)

11:45-12:15: Resident/Fellow Panel and Q&A

12:15-1:00: Lunch

1:00-1:45: Afternoon Workshop #1

1:45-2:30: Afternoon Workshop #2

2:30-3:15: Afternoon Workshop #3

3:15-3:30: Closing Remarks and Feedback

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