2017 Annual Meeting

Viva Las Vegas!Bellagio 2017

Preliminary Program Agenda(pdf)

Here’s a preview of the General Session, April 27–30:

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

  • Benign and Not So Benign Breast Disease
  • In situ Carcinoma and Borderline Controversies
  • High-Risk and Genetic Predisposition
  • Tailoring Care and Minimizing the Collateral Damage
  • Breast Cancer Subtypes
  • Lymphedema
  • Young and Elderly Women with Breast Cancer
  • Recurrent and Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Clinical Trials
  • Neoadjuvant Therapy
  • Coding and Reimbursement

Listen to and learn from debates on

  • Axillary Ultrasound on a Clinically Negative Axilla
  • Choosing Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Wisely
  • How to Manage the Axilla in the Neoadjuvant Setting
  • No Surgery After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy with Biopsy Proven PCR

Learn about the latest research through

  • Scientific Session oral presentations
  • A“quickshot” forum, featuring brief presentations followed by discussion
  • An update on clinical trials
  • And the ever-popular, Best Papers

Find out how they would do it, when

  • 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
  • NEW — You can Ask the Experts at an early morning session, Sunday,April 30

Back by popular demand!! Fellows Track Topics relevant to breast fellows addressed in early morning sessions on Friday and Saturday,April 28 and 29.

Enjoy numerous networking opportunities, including

  • The opening reception, where you can relax with other attendees, while previewing the exhibits
  • The poster session reception, where researchers will be available to discuss their findings
  • Meals and breaks throughout the week

See the latest developments in technology by

  • Visiting with representatives from more than 80 companies in the Exhibit Hall
  • Attending a variety of vendor-supported events including symposia on Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Optional early-morning SUNRISE WORKSHOPS* on Friday, April 28, will address the following topics:

  • How to Optimize Breast Localization Options
  • Integrating Research in Your Clinical Practice
  • Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Considerations
  • Mastery of Breast Surgery
  • Genetic Counseling 101
  • Starting a High-Risk Breast Cancer Program
  • Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy Pitfalls and Challenges
  • Oncoplastics 101
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy: Optimizing Timing and Technique
*Tickets required. Continental breakfast provided.