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Meeting Overview

Join us April 29–May 2, 2021, for a robust program designed to provide cutting-edge education in an interactive virtual forum. This year's meeting will offer a whole new event experience but will bring the same energy, spirit, and collaboration consistent with all the Society's annual meetings. #ASBrS21 will focus on the latest science, innovations, and practice changing information for breast surgeons including creative learning opportunities, the latest updates in breast surgery and engaging networking events.

Registration includes access to our interactive virtual exhibit hall providing more opportunities to learn about new innovations in breast surgery technology and patient care.

Learn with flexibility and earn up to 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit(s)™.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


General Session Highlights

Hear experts in the field of breast surgery address a wide range of topics:

  • Coding and Reimbursement
  • The John Wayne Critical Issues in Breast Cancer Forum: Special Considerations in Breast Cancer*, featuring:
    • Neoadjuvant Therapy
    • Genomic Testing and Sentinel Node Biopsy
    • Young Breast Cancer Patient Challenges
    • Breast Cancer in Pregnancy
  • Emerging Strategies in Breast Cancer Care
  • Hoag Hospital Surgical Innovation Forum**, featuring:
    • Nodes: Surgery, Biopsy and Dissection Decisions
    • Nipple Sparing Mastectomy Updates
    • Extreme Oncoplasty
    • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • De-Escalating Therapy
  • Benign Breast Diseases
  • Systemic Therapy
  • Breast Imaging
*supported by an educational grant from the John Wayne Cancer Foundation

**supported by an educational grant from the Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Tune in for a Keynote Address* from a compelling perspective:

"It's the Little Things That Matter" — Elizabeth O'Riordan, MD

*supported by The American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation

Listen to and learn from lively debates:

  • Clipping Nodes
  • Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy in T1/2N1 Disease
  • Routine Sentinel Node Biopsy in Post-Menopausal ER+HER2-Disease
  • Oncoplastics Should Be Utilized in All Patients

Learn about the latest research:

  • Scientific Session oral presentations
  • A "quickshot" forum, featuring brief presentations followed by discussion
  • European Updates (EORTC/MINDACT/AMAROS)
  • An update on clinical trials
  • And the ever-popular, Best Papers

Find out how they would do it:

  • Several of your colleagues, selected by competition, share their tips and tricks to surgical techniques via narrated videos
  • Participants in a community tumor board discuss how they would approach presented cases

Enjoy virtual collaboration opportunities:

  • Engaging & interactive discussions colleagues and industry
  • Chat with attendees
  • 1-on-1 networking sessions
  • 2 Poster Sessions with access to researchers to discuss their findings

See the latest developments in technology:

  • Visiting the interactive virtual Exhibit Hall to meet with industry
  • Attending a variety of virtual industry-supported events including symposia

All program content offered with the greatest flexibility:

  • Attend as many live sessions as your calendar allows
  • Access missed sessions on demand at your convenience
  • Included in your registration fee, receive automatic admission to additional CME-eligible content later this year—The Extended Annual Meeting Webinar Series!