30th Annual Conference on Mammography and Other Breast Imaging - 2018

Saturday September 29, 2018


Conference starts in:

The Melville Marriott Hotel - Melville, NY
1 Day Conference September 29th, 2018
7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

Radiologists and technologists will jointly attend the sessions which will focus on important areas of shared responsibility and will promote dialogue between the registrants and faculty regarding problems encountered
in the practice setting.

To Register for this event, please use the following link:
https://medicine.stonybrookmedicine.edu/cme/course...

ASRT 9.25 Category A Credits have been approved.

Dates and Times

Start: 9/29/2018 7:00 AM
End: 9/29/2018 5:00 PM

Objectives

  • Recount the positive outcomes that have been identified in studies with DBT technology.
  • Outline the potential roadblocks to adopting DBT technology.
  • List the advantages of DBT in various clinical situations.
  • Summarize the Breast Density law and its effect on screening recommendations.
  • Discuss the advantages of adjunct ultrasound in addition to mammography in women with dense breasts.
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages to both HHUS and ABUS.
  • Recognize the subtle imaging finding of asymmetries and architectural distortion at mammography.
  • Apply imaging algorithm in evaluating mammographic asymmetries and architectural distortion.
  • Correlate pathology with the imaging findings of mammographic asymmetries and architectural distortion.
  • Recognize common causes of breast problems in stated population.
  • Appropriately manage a young diagnostic patient, by identifying which modalities are most appropriate for this population.
  • Detect the most common breast abnormalities found in younger patients, both male and female.
  • Define inflammatory breast cancer.
  • Evaluate the extent of disease in inflammatory breast cancer.
  • Recognize the differential diagnostic possibilities of inflammatory breast cancer.·
  • Apply ultrasound in detecting and diagnosing multifocal or multicentric breast cancer.
  • Stage regional nodal basins using ultrasound.
  • Correlate locoregional staging information obtained using ultrasound with that obtained using mammography and other imaging techniques.
  • Describe the incidence trends in recent years of Breast cancer in minorities.
  • Elaborate upon the disparities in mortality rates, screening attendance, and incidence rates of minorities vs Caucasians.
  • Provide possible explanations for the disparities in the races.
  • Work-up clinical findings in the breast with imaging tests.
  • Apply MRI in problem-solving of equivocal imaging findings.
  • Solve some of the commonly encountered breast imaging challenges with combining of imaging modalities.
  • Define what makes a woman considered “High Risk”.
  • List the Current 2017 NCCN guidelines for High Risk screening.
  • Identify new MRI protocols that are abbreviated and may be suited for screening.
  • Outline the screening recommendations for High Penetrance Mutations according to updated NCCN guidelines.
  • Summarize the screening recommendations for Moderate Penetrance Mutations according to updated NCCN guidelines.
  • Outline the surveillance options for patients of varying levels of high risk.
  • Use imaging in assessment of neoadjuvant therapy response.
  • Recognize the relative strengths and limitations of various imaging modalities in assessment of neoadjuvant therapy response.
  • Affect care of the neoadjuvant therapy breast cancer patient using imaging information.

Conference Files

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Mammography Conference Program

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Speakers

  • Dr. Stamatia Destounis
    • Breast Cancer in Minorities
    • Breast Density and Screening Ultrasound
    • Breast Problems in Adolescents and Young Adults
    • Digital Implementation in the Clinical Setting
    • Establishing a Risk Assessment Program in an Outpatient Center
    • MRI of the High-Risk Patient
    • Questions and Answers
  • Dr. Jessica Leung
    • Breast Asymmetries and Architectural Distortion
    • Imaging in Assessment of Neoadjuvant Therapy Response
    • Inflammatory Breast Carcinoma
    • Multimodality Breast Imaging: Care Review
    • Questions and Answers
    • Ultrasound in Breast Cancer Staging

Location

The Melville Marriott Hotel
1350 Whitman Road
Melville, NY 11747

Accreditation

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.