FREE First Annual Breast Symposium Offers Leading Experts in Everything from Latest Treatments to Life after Breast Cancer Treatment
Leading experts in surgical oncology, radiation oncology, genetics, rehabilitation and more will be on hand for the First Annual Breast Cancer Symposium on the campus of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital on Thursday October 23 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
September 23, 2014
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"Breakthroughs In Breast Cancer Treatment"
(Washington, D.C.) - Leading experts in surgical oncology, radiation oncology, genetics, rehabilitation and more will be on hand for the First Annual Breast Cancer Symposium on the campus of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital onThursday October 23 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Physician experts will focus on the latest advances in breast cancer treatment and participants will have the opportunity to ask questions. Topics will include: breast surgical oncology, medical oncology, plastic and reconstructive surgery including nipple sparing mastectomy, radiation oncology including minimally invasive radiation treatments like Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT), physical medicine and rehabilitation for conditions like lymphedema, and a unique support group that pairs survivors with people newly diagnosed called SOS or “Survivors Offering Support.”
“During Breast Cancer Awareness Month we know breast cancer is on the minds of a lot of women who want to learn about the latest treatment options,” said Eleni Tousimis, MD, Symposium director and director of the Betty Lou Ourisman Breast Health Center at MedStar Georgetown. “We’re able to offer a whole panel of our clinicians who will present the newest information, then take questions from our community. It’s a great opportunity for anyone facing breast cancer or who has a friend or loved one about to make some decisions about their care.”
The symposium will take place in salon CHF at the Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center, 3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, D.C. 20007.
The event is free but space is limited and registration is recommended. A complimentary buffet dinner will be served. Please call 202-342-2400 to register.
Patient Contact: 202-342-2400
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