Reaching out through the Web
Offering health care professionals who care for breast cancer patients access to the most advanced developments in patient care and clinical research in the field is the primary goal of the 2015 Milan Breast Cancer Conference. The meeting encompasses the full range of breast cancer care and integrates innovation and research from basic and translational science to evidence-based medicine. This engaging conference includes a wide range of clinical experts in translational, medical, surgical, and radiation oncology thus emphasizing a multidisciplinary approach and translating scientific knowledge into clinical practice. Interactive learning formats such as group case discussions, Q&A and panel presentations will assist clinicians in solving challenging clinical cases, address controversial topics, and offer practical treatment strategies. Innovation and research are the main features allowing progress to be spread optimizing care and improving prevention.
A major innovation in this year’s meeting is the availability of the full conference on the web, giving the opportunity for interested professionals to participate in the Conference and enjoy live surgery, lectures and discussions through a webcast attendance.
The Conference is divided into 2 initial days mainly related to plastic and reconstructive surgery. The remaining 2 days of the Conference are dedicated to breast cancer multidisciplinary topics, including diagnostics, pathology, prevention, genetics, surgery, radiation therapy and systemic treatments. As usual, areas of controversy are dealt with in specific spotlight lectures. The faculty is composed of experts and opinion leaders committed to provide a first class educational performance.
Umberto Veronesi, Aron Goldhirsch, Mario Rietjens