September 22 - 25, 2016   Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

Registration Information

Online pre-registration for 2016 is closed. Walkin registrations are welcome starting at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 22. You may also purchase lunch tickets and breakout session tickets at the registration desk any time during the conference.

Advance registration is encouraged, as space and materials are limited. To qualify for the discounted registration fee, the completed form and payment must be received by the Lurie Cancer Center on or before July 31, 2016. The registration fee includes conference tuition, CME credits, printed and digital materials, four breakfasts, refreshment breaks and an evening reception. You must make separate hotel arrangements.

Registrants may check in for the conference on the 7th floor of the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile on Wednesday, September 21 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm or beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 22. Walk-in registrations are also welcome beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 22.


General $625
Fellow/Student/Trainee $375
Nurse/Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner $375
Industry Fee $825


Lunch Ticket $25/day, no refunds
Breakout Session Ticket $50/day

Digital Materials

Access to General Session Presentations Available

Registrants will be able to view and/or download general session PowerPoint presentations (with some exceptions) via the Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium website the week before the symposia and view updated presentations during and after the live presentations. To access, you must log onto as a registered participant at the Symposium. Check your e-mail for instructions.

Payment Information

You may pay your fees by credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover, Diner's Club and JCB) or by check. Checks must be received by August 31, 2016 to avoid cancellation of your registration. Further instructions will be provided during registration.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Registration fees less a $50 administrative handling fee are refundable if a written request is received on or before August 31, 2016. Please include your registration ID number when requesting a refund. No refunds will be granted after August 31, 2016, however you may transfer your registration to a colleague.

Letter of Invitation for VISA

An official Letter of Invitation to obtain a VISA and authorization to attend the Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium will be issued ONLY after the Registration Form and full payment have been received.

Special Assistance

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Northwestern University will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate persons with disabilities at this meeting. Additionally, if you have any special dietary restrictions, please notify us prior to the symposium.


To submit requests or request further information contact the Lurie Cancer Center at 312.695.1392 or e-mail us at

Related Links

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Surgical Center

Accreditation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Hour Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Credits

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American Nurses Credentialing Center accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Faculty Disclosure

Current guidelines state that participants in CME activities should be made aware of any affiliation of financial interest that may affect the speaker's presentation. Each speaker has been requested to complete a faculty disclosure form. The names of faculty members declaring a relationship or who will be discussing off-label usage will be indicated in the course syllabus. All faculty will be disclosing.

Educational Objectives

  1. Describe strategies for management of lymph edema, communication of end-of-life priorities and goals, and appropriate use of medical marijuana.
  2. Explain the correlation between radiologic abnormalities in the breast and pathologic findings using various imaging modalities
  3. Identify the rationale and challenges associated with starting a seed localization program
  4. Describe the optimal management of DCIS
  5. Summarize the potential of molecular "liquid biopsies" to guide patient management
  6. Cite the impact of novel systemic therapies on breast cancer outcome including: androgen receptor antagonists, PARP inhibitors, immunologic checkpoint inhibitors and agents to overcome endocrine resistance

Sponsored by

Feinberg School of Medicine

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