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Breast Cancer 2010: Advances in Science, Emerging Data and Novel Therapeutics:
Highlights from the 32nd Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

January 23, 2010

Atlanta, Georgia


Imedex, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Imedex, LLC designates this educational activity for a maximum 3.5 of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Who Should Attend

This educational activity is designed for medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, pathologists, and other healthcare providers involved or interested in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with breast cancer.



  • Discuss the most clinically relevant and ground-breaking data presented at the 32nd Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium and integrate this emerging data into clinical practice
  • Describe novel ways to personalize breast cancer therapy by incorporating new advances in gene profiling and prognostic markers
  • Discuss the relevance of extranuclear receptor signaling to patient stratification for chemotherapeutic and endocrine therapy response and resistance
  • Determine how the microenvironment and host-related factors can contribute to the disease progression of breast cancer, and ways to exploit this knowledge
  • Evaluate promising novel targeted and epigenetic therapeutic strategies for the treatment of breast cancer, focusing on the benefits and limitations of these treatment regimens
  • Debate the controversies in neoadjuvant and adjuvant therapy and analyze the efficacy of these agents in specific clinical scenarios
  • Analyze emerging data on the use of bisphosphonates from trials assessing outcomes on bone health in breast cancer patients

Sheryl Gabram, MD
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

Ruth M. O’Regan, MD
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

Victor Vogel, MD
American Cancer Society
Atlanta, Georgia


8:00 am
Breakfast and registration

8:30 am
Welcome and introduction
Ruth M. O’Regan, MD

Breast cancer prevention and local control
Victor Vogel, MD

8:40 am
Abstracts discussion

9:05 am
Case presentations and questions

Adjuvant therapy

9:20 am
Abstracts discussion

9:45 am
Case presentations and questions

10:00 am

Metastatic breast cancer therapy

10:15 am
Abstracts discussion

10:40 am
Case presentations and questions

Molecular profiling and targeted therapy
Ruth M. O’Regan, MD

10:55 am
Abstracts discussion

11:20 am
Case presentations and questions

Adjunctive therapy
Sheryl Gabram, MD

11:35 am
Abstracts discussion

12:00 pm
Case presentations and questions

12:15 pm

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Registration Fees:

Regular......................................$ 99.00
Nurses/Residents/Students.........$ 45.00
Emory Affiliates Discount*..........- $ 50.00 (Proof of eligibility must be given at time of registration)
*This discount is not available online and cannot be combined with any other discounts.
To receive this discount, please contact our Customer Service Department at +1 (678) 242 0906.


To Register:

You may register online by January 18, 2010 at www.imedex.com or by calling Imedex at +1 (678) 242 0906. Registration confirmations will be issued before the meeting. To qualify for special registration fees, registration and full payment must be received by Imedex by the dates specified.


To pre-register, registration and payment must be received no later than January 18, 2010. Please register onsite after this date. Contact Imedex at +1 (678) 242 0906 or visit our website at www.imedex.com to ensure the course is being held as scheduled and to confirm that the meeting is not full. Registration fees must be remitted by credit card or check. Checks should be payable to Imedex. Attendee is not registered until full payment is received.

Registration Fee Inclusions:

Registration fees include admittance to all scientific sessions, conference materials, processing of certificates of attendance or continuing medical education, and all event functions as specified in the agenda.


For registration fees to be refunded, written notice of cancellation must be received at meetings@imedex.com no later than January 18, 2010. The amount of registration fees remitted, minus a $50 administrative charge, will be refunded after the conference. Substitutions are accepted with written notification. No refunds will be made if notice is received after January 18, 2010.

Imedex does not accept responsibility for covering travel, accommodation or any other costs incurred by registrants in the rare event that this meeting should be canceled for any reason. Every effort will be made to give reasonable notice in the event of cancellation. The event agenda is subject to change without notice.

W Atlanta Buckhead

3377 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
Tel: +1 (678) 500 3100

In the city’s most becoming neighborhood comes its most welcoming hotel – the W Atlanta - Buckhead. A style icon amid landmark corporations, upscale living, specialty shopping and the hottest nightlife, it’s where modern luxury meets Southern charm.

The Registration and Information Desk will be staffed:
Saturday, January 23, 2010
7:00 am – 12:30 pm

Endorsed by

Winship Cancer Institute
of Emory University
Emory Winship Cancer Institute
A National Cancer Institute
Designated Cancer Center





11675 Rainwater Drive, Suite 600
Alpharetta, GA 30009, USA
Tel.: +1 (770) 751 7332
Fax: +1 (770) 751 7334
Email: meetings@imedex.com
Web: www.imedex.com


Ruth M. O’Regan, MD
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia


Important Date:

Meeting Date - January 23, 2010

The following company has provided an unrestricted educational grant in support of this symposium:


Genentech BioOncology

Several options are available to companies interested in supporting this symposium. For more information, please contact Imedex at +1(770) 751 7332, or by email at cme@imedex.com.

The following companies are exhibitors at this series:



Opportunities are available to companies interested in exhibiting at this conference. For more information, please contact Cori Gunter at +1(678) 242 0712, or by email at c.gunter@imedex.com.