CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), a worldwide leading resource for continuing medical education, will host the 17th Annual School of Breast Oncology® from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 at the Emory Conference Center Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, and will be chaired by Joyce O'Shaughnessy, M.D., the Celebrating Women Chair in Breast Cancer Research, Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center, Texas Oncology, co-chair, breast cancer research program, The US Oncology Network.
“The School of Breast Oncology® was developed more than 16 years ago as an increasing number of oncologists were focusing their clinical practices on the treatment of breast cancer,” said Phil Talamo, president of PER®. “We are thrilled to share the comprehensive agenda for this intensive 3-day curriculum-based program, focused exclusively on breast cancer clinical management.”
O’Shaughnessy added, “Coming to SOBO is the best breast cancer boot camp for practicing oncologists. This multi-day conference allows attendee’s to deep dive into breast cancer data and management strategies. This year at SOBO we’ll have a special lecture on existential issues our breast cancer patients face and how these issues are manifest in their lives and in our clinics, with an interactive discussion with expert oncology psychologist, Dr. Shannon Popitto.”
For the past 16 years, this three-day educational program has provided medical, radiation and surgical oncologists with a comprehensive review of data on the most important aspects of breast cancer biology, diagnostics, prevention and treatment, with lectures emphasizing clinical implications presented by leading clinical investigators. At this year’s meeting, expert presenters will then delve into conversations surrounding the application of current and evolving imaging options for diagnosing, staging, and monitoring breast cancer that will feature evaluations of clinical data, as well as the application clinical trial data to optimize outcomes for patients adopting newly evolved treatment strategies.
Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, this live activity will provide attendees the opportunity to earn up to 26.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 26.0 nursing contact hours.
For more information and to view the agenda or register, click here.
About Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®)
Since 1995, PER® has been dedicated to advancing cancer care through professional education and now advances patient care and treatment strategies on a wide variety of chronic illnesses and diseases. In 2016, PER® initiated continuing medical education (CME) programming in the cardiovascular and endocrinology areas. While expanding into topics outside oncology, PER® stands as the leading provider of live, online and print CME activities related to oncology and hematology. The high-quality, evidence-based activities feature leading distinguished experts who focus on the application of practice-changing advances. PER® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the California Board of Registered Nursing. PER® is a brand of MJH Life Sciences™, the largest privately held, independent, full-service medical media company in the United States dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels.