September 7 - 10, 2023   Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile


All times listed are Central Time Zone.

Thursday, September 07, 2023

8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM Welcome
William Gradishar, MD
Toxicities and Breast Cancer
Session Chair: Nora Hansen, MD
9:05 AM Skin Toxicity
Mario Lacouture, MD
9:35 AM Reconstructive Options and What Patients Want
Jonas Nelson, MD, MPH
10:05 AM Diet, Microbiome and Breast Cancer
Leah Ferrucci, PhD, MPH
10:35 AM Quality of Life: Fertility, Sex or Pain Management
Tara Sanft, MD
11:05 AM Financial Toxicity
Fumiko Chino, MD
11:35 AM Q&A
11:55 AM Lunch & Exhibits
Breast Pathology for the Non-Pathologist
Session Chair: Kalliopi Siziopikou, MD, PhD
1:00 PM Metaplastic Carcinoma of the Breast
Celina Kleer, MD
1:30 PM Updates on Breast Cancer Biomarker Testing
Xiaoxian (Bill) Li, MD, PhD
2:00 PM Evaluation of Axillary Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer
Julie Jorns, MD
2:30 PM The Informative Breast Pathology Report
Kalliopi Siziopikou, MD, PhD
3:00 PM Q&A
3:20 PM Break & Exhibits
3:40 PM Unusual Cases
William Gradishar, MD
4:40 PM Awards Ceremony
5:10 PM Adjourn

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Friday, September 08, 2023

7:30 AM Breakfast
Imaging & Risk
Session Chair: Seema Khan, MD
8:30 AM Pros and Cons of Universal Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Patients
Claudine Isaacs, MD
9:00 AM What’s on the Horizon for Risk Reduction?
Melissa Pilewskie MD
9:30 AM Pathology of High Risk Lesions: Have We Learned Anything New?
Stuart Schnitt, MD
10:00 AM Break & Exhibits
10:20 AM Controversies in Imaging
Maxine Jochelson, MD
10:50 AM Q&A
The Evolving Paradigm of the Local Therapy of Breast Cancer: Are We Getting It Right?
Monica Morrow, MD
12:10 PM Lunch & Exhibits
Hormone Receptor Positive Cancer and Young Women
Session Chair: William Gradishar, MD
1:30 PM Pregnancy and Breast Cancer
Ann Partridge, MD, MPH
2:00 PM Surgical Issues in Young Women with Breast Cancer
Tari King, MD
2:30 PM Controversies in Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy in Premenopausal Women
Ruth O’Regan, MD
3:00 PM Break & Exhibits
3:20 PM Eliminating Radiation Therapy in HR+ Cancer: Where are We?
Lior Braunstein, MD
3:50 PM Options in Endocrine Therapy and Beyond for Metastatic Disease
Virginia Kaklamani, MD
4:20 PM Q&A
4:45 PM Adjourn

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Saturday, September 09, 2023

7:30 AM Breakfast
Evolving Areas in Management
Session Chair: Swati Kulkarni, MD
8:30 AM Update on Systemic Therapy for Triple Negative Cancer
Rita Nanda, MD
9:00 AM Nipple Sparing Mastectomy: Where are We Now?
Armando Giuliano MD
9:30 AM Update on Genomic Testing in HR+ Breast Cancer
Kevin Kalinsky, MD, MS
10:00 AM Oncoplastic Breast Surgery 2023
Walter Weber, MD
10:30 AM Break & Exhibits
11:00 AM Tailoring Surgery for Uncommon Histologic Types
George Plitas, MD
11:30 AM Q&A
12:00 PM Lunch & Exhibits
Unresolved Problems
Session Chair: Monica Morrow, MD
1:15 PM HER2 Low Now and in the Future
Shanu Modi, MD
1:45 PM Management of Brain Metastases
Sara Sammons, MD
2:15 PM Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Different or Just Part of a Continuum?
Hal Burstein, MD, PhD
2:45 PM Patient Reported Outcomes in Breast Cancer
Audree Tadros, MD
3:15 PM Q&A
3:45 PM Case Management Panel
Monica Morrow, MD; William Gradishar, MD; Nora Hansen, MD; Jonathan Strauss, MD; Shanu Modi, MD
5:00 PM Adjourn

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Sunday, September 10, 2023

7:30 AM Breakfast
Issues in Neoadjuvant Therapy
Session Chair: Jonathan Strauss, MD, MBA
8:30 AM Surgery of the Breast after NAC
Andrea Barrio, MD
9:00 AM Optimizing Axillary Staging after NAC
Giacomo Montagna, MD, MPH
9:30 AM New Approaches to Residual Tumor after NAC
William Gradishar, MD
10:00 AM Tailoring RT to Response: Standard Practice?
Jonathan Strauss, MD, MBA
10:30 AM Q&A
11:00 AM Adjourn

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There will be no breakout sessions in 2020

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