Best in Breast Care Conference: Agenda

Please note: Full day is for health professions, students/trainees only (grey shaded portion of agenda chart below.) Lunch and the afternoon sessions are open to the public (non-shaded area of the chart  from 11:45 am onward.)

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Continuing Professional Development, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, for up to 5.75 Mainpro+ credits.

Room 1: Conference 




7:30 - 8:30 am



8:00 - 8:15 am

Opening remarks

Pat Baruth and Dr. Kellie Scott

8:15 - 9:00 am

Overview of contemporary techniques in breast reconstruction

Dr. Chris Doherty

9:00 - 9:30 am

Rapid breast imaging assessment

Dr. Ilanit Ben Nachum

9:30 - 10:00 am

Management of benign breast problems

Dr. Sarah Knowles

10:00 - 10:15 am



10:15 - 10:45 am

Hormone positive breast cancer: Advances in systemic therapy

Dr. Jacques Raphael

10:45 - 11:15 am

Cancer in the family: Why can't my patient have genetic testing? (two case studies)

Karen Panabaker

 11:15 - 11:45 am

EMR tools for breast cancer screening and survior follow-up

Dr. Mario Elia

11:45 - 12:45 pm



1:00 - 2:00 pm

Keynote address

Oncoplastic breast surgery: A surgical technique to optimize cosmesis

Dr. Muriel Brackstone

2:00 - 2:30 pm

Spiritual wellbeing in cancer recovery: Calming anxiety, sourcing hope and finding peace

Helen Butlin

2:30 - 3:00 pm

Breast health: Debunking the myths

Dr. Sarah Knowles

 3:00 - 3:15 pm



 3:15 - 3:45 pm

Latest innovations in breast imaging

Sandra McFarlane

 3:34 - 4:00 pm

Closing remarks


Last updated: Mon, 2018-10-01 10:20