2020 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Review

February 27, 2021

Get up to date with the newest information related to diagnosis and treatment planning for breast cancer patients. High-impact, clinical findings are presented each year at the International San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium by renowned physicians and scientists. If you were not able to attend, you can join us for a summary of the top abstracts and presentations. Hear the highlights, debate the latest research, and participate in interactive discussions with expert faculty. 

Target Audience

This symposium is intended for practicing oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, and other health care professionals

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/27/2021 - 11:55am EST
Event ends: 
02/27/2021 - 4:00pm EST

11:55 – 12:00     Welcome
                             Thomas B. Julian, MD

12:00- 12:45      Updates in adjuvant treatment for ER+ Her2 breast cancer  
Christie Hilton, DO

12:45 – 1:10       Adjuvant radiation in patients of advanced age
Mark Trombetta, MD

1:10 – 1:25         Depression in breast cancer survivors
Sarah Miller, DO

1:25 – 1:40         Fertility after breast cancer
Fabiloa Balmir, MD

1:40 –2:00          Should all breast cancer patients have genetic testing?
Angela Keleher, MD

2:00 – 2:30         Keynote speaker- Breast surgery: Where we were, where we are, where we are going?
Thomas B. Julian, MD

2:30 - 2:45          Break

2:45 – 3:00         Radioactive Iodine Seed placement in the Axilla with Sentinel lymph node biopsy trial
Emil Fernando, MD

3:00 – 3:15         Updates in Radiation therapy for DCIS
Bindu Rusia, MD

3:15 – 3:25         Novels Therapies in Breast Cancer
Kelly Gaertner, Pharm D

3:25 – 3:45         Immunotherapy in Breast Cancer
Diane Buchbarker, MD

3:45 – 4:00         The Alternate Trial     
Mariel Castaner, MD

4:00- 4:10            Review of available trials at AHN
Katherine Miller, MD

4:10 pm                Closing remarks
                               Christie Hilton, DO

Live Virtual Conference

This conference will be held virtually via ZOOM; a link for the conference will be sent to all participants enrolled in the conference.

Course Directors:

Thomas B. Julian, MD

Christie Hilton, DO


Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. T

his live activity is designated for a maximum  of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of  their participation in the activity.

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician  Assistants (Non-Physicians):

Up to 4.0 contact hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM are accepted by:

• American Nurses Credentialing Center

• American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

• American Academy of Physician Assistants

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Attendance


Welcome to the Virtual Exhibit Hall. Analogous to booths at scientific conferences, this is a space where companies share information about their products and services, showcase their latest innovations, and connect with attendees, faculty and course directors. Check out the "booths" below to learn about each exhibitor and get connected!

If you are interested in becoming an exhibitor, please email Rachel Phillips




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