February 16, 2023

2023 Breast Cancer Symposium set for March 4

The Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute will present the 2023 Breast Cancer Symposium on March 4 at the Somerset Inn in Troy, Mich.

Cost to attend is $125 for physicians and pharmacists; $50 for mid-level providers, retired physicians and other allied health providers; and $25 for nurses. The conference is $20 for fellows, residents and medical students, which is refundable upon attendance.

Registration deadline is March 2. Register at https://www.karmanos.org/karmanos/breast-cancer-symposium

The agenda includes:

7:30-8 a.m.: Registration and continental breakfast

8-8:10 a.m.: Opening remarks, Lydia Choi, M.D., symposium director and WSU assistant professor of Surgery, and Hadeel Assad, M.D., WSU assistant professor of Oncology

8:10-8:40 a.m.: Breast Carcinoma: Interesting Subtypes Pathology and Molecular Updates, Sudeshna Bandyopadhyay, M.D., WSU professor of Pathology, and Rouba Ali-Fehmi, M.D., WSU professor of Pathology

8:40-9:40 a.m.: Late Recurrences of ER Positive Breast Cancers and Extended Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy: An Update, Daniel Hayes, M.D., FASCO, FACP, the Stuart B. Padnos Professor of Breast Cancer Research at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center
9:40-10 a.m.: Break

10-11 a.m.: Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment The Age of De-escalation, Michael Alvarado, M.D., professor of Surgery and director of the Breast Surgery Oncology Fellowship at the University of California – San Francisco Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

11-11:30 a.m.: Survivorship Care, Michael Simon, M.D., M.P.H., WSU professor of Oncology, and co-leader of the Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Team and director of Cancer Genetic Counseling Service at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute

11:30 a.m.-noon: Resources for Cancer Patients, Kathleen Hardy, LMSW, Integrated Care Management-Outpatient Social Work Care manager for the Karmanos Cancer Institute at the Lawrence and Idell Weisberg Cancer Treatment Center

Noon-12:30 p.m.: Lunch

12:30-1:30 p.m.: Case presentations and discussion panel, moderator Jailan Elayoubi, M.D., WSU assistant professor of Oncology; panelists Michael Alvarado, M.D., Daniel Hayes, M.D., FASCO, FACP, Sudeshna Bandyopadhyay, M.D., Hassan Beydoun, M.D., and Michael Simon, M.D.

1:30-2 p.m.: Drug Interactions and Novel Breast Therapies, Dhaval Patel, Pharm.D., BCOP, clinical pharmacy specialist - Hematology/Oncology manager, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute

2-2:30 p.m.: Closing remarks, Lydia Choi, M.D., and Hadeel Assad, M.D.

For any additional information, contact Pamela Sydorchuk at symposium@karmanos.org or 313-576-8746.

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