2018 Annual Meeting

Vendor Supported Events


Vendor-supported symposia, which have been made possible through marketing support, will be offered on Thursday and Friday evening, as well as Saturday morning during the meeting. Details on these vendor-supported symposia is listed below and will be mailed to members and meeting registrants as soon as they are available.

NOTE: Vendor satellite symposia are supported by specific companies and are supported through a marketing grant. They are not part of the official program of the ASBrS and are free to all registered attendees.

WEDNESDAY EVENING SYMPOSIUM

Wednesday, May 2
7:00 pm–8:30 pm

Ambry Genetics

Screening or Scalpel: How genetic testing for hereditary breast cancer can guide patient care

Program Objective: To provide updated data regarding the clinical impact and future of multigene panel testing for patients at-risk for hereditary breast cancer

Description of Program: The identification of hereditary breast cancer through germline genetic testing can have significant implications on medical management, including changes to screening, surgery, and therapeutic planning. As the trend towards multigene panels continues, our understanding of hereditary breast cancer continues to evolve. This symposium will review updated data from >90,000 patients with a personal and/or family history of breast cancer who have undergone multigene panel testing, and will discuss how genetic testing can help you find more answers for your patients and their family members.

Click on the following link to register:  Ambry Genetics - Screening or Scalpel (Wednesday Night Symposium)

NOTE: This satellite symposium is supported by Ambry Genetics, Inc., through a marketing grant. It is not part of the official program of the ASBrS. This activity is free to all registered attendees.


THURSDAY EVENING SYMPOSIUM

Thursday, May 3
5:30 pm–7:30 pm

Genomic Health, Inc.
Mediterranean Ballroom
This event will be held immediately following the Coding and Reimbursement Symposium in the same room. 

Review of the Rationale for TAILORx and the Study Design: What Can We Look Forward To?
Steven Shak, MD
Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer
Genomic Health, Inc.

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please click HERE to register.

NOTE: This satellite symposium is supported by Genomic Health, Inc., through a marketing grant. It is not part of the official program of the ASBrS. This activity is free to all registered attendees.


Friday Evening Symposia

Friday, May 4
Satellite Symposia
7:30 pm–9:30 pm

Programs:

Genentech, Inc.

Presurgical Considerations for Patients with Early Breast Cancer

Program details will be available shortly.  For more information, contact Kimberly Crespo at Kimberly.Crespo@IntraMedGroup.com.

NOTE: This satellite symposium is supported by Genentech, Inc., through a marketing grant. It is not part of the official program of the ASBrS. This activity is free to all registered attendees.

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Invuity, Inc.

Innovative technology for Oncoplastic breast conserving surgery and nipple sparing mastectomy

Program Objective: The panel will feature thought leader experiences with innovative technology and include technique guidance and tips for Hidden Scar and Oncoplastic surgery.

Description of Program: The program will feature a panel of thought leading breast surgeons who share their experience with Eikon LT, PhotonBlade and PhotonVue. The program will also present findings on the psychosocial impact of surgical scaring and the importance of Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery.

How to Register:  Registration instructions will be provided shortly.  Please contact Michelle Bohner at mbohner@invuity.com for more information.

NOTE: This satellite symposium is supported by Invuity, Inc., through a marketing grant. It is not part of the official program of the ASBrS. This activity is free to all registered attendees.

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Saturday Breakfast Symposia

Saturday, May 5
6:15 am–7:45 am

Programs:

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Albert Einstein College of Medicine

An Overview of an Anesthesiologist and Surgeon’s Effective Approach to Opioid Minimalization

Program Objective:

  • Discuss the benefits of opioid-sparing treatment regimens in the care of patients experiencing postsurgical pain
  • Review the effects of liposomal bupivacaine in managing postoperative pain following breast surgical procedures
  • Analyze  enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) care pathways that are aimed at improving the patient experience with recovery while reducing health care costs and complications
  • Review the multimodal options utilized pre-op, inter-op and post-op in breast reconstruction surgery
  • Identify the surgical anatomy targeting PECS I, II, III, serratus, classic tap, subcostal and rectus sheath blocks

Brief Summary/Description of Program:
An Overview of an Anesthesiologist and Surgeon’s Effective Approach to Opioid Minimalization is a live, one hour educational symposium. The symposium will include a faculty presentation, 3D cadaver demonstration, and questions and answers. It will provide the learners with the opportunity to interact with faculty in real time.

How to Register: Please click on the following link to register: www.eeds.com/live/710082.  For further information, call or email at 718-920-6674, cme@montefiore.org

Note: This satellite symposium is supported by Pacira Pharmaceuticals through an educational grant provided to Albert Einstein College of Medicine. CME credits for this program will be provided by Albert Einstein College of Medicine. It is not part of the official program of the ASBrS*. This activity is free to all registered attendees. (*An independent grant from Albert Einstein College of Medicine was provided to the ASBrS in order to offer this satellite symposium during the 19th Annual Meeting.)

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Allergan/Invuity

Program details will be available shortly.  For more information, contact Shawn Kennedy at Shawn.Kennedy@Allergan.com.

NOTE: This satellite symposium is supported by Allergan and Invuity, Inc. through a marketing grant. It is not part of the official program of the ASBrS. This activity is free to all registered attendees.

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Cianna Medical

Moving Beyond Wires:  Surgeon and Radiologist Perspectives on the use of Radar Localization

Program details will be available shortly.  For more information, contact Mike Numamoto at mnumamoto@ciannamedical.com.

NOTE: This satellite symposium is supported by Cianna Medical, Inc., through a marketing grant. It is not part of the official program of the ASBrS. This activity is free to all registered attendees.

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Focal Therapeutics, Inc.

Program details will be available shortly.  For more information, contact Brian Driscoll at bdriscoll@focalrx.com.

NOTE: This satellite symposium is supported by Focal Therapeutics through a marketing grant. It is not part of the official program of the ASBrS. This activity is free to all registered attendees.

HOW TO REGISTER:  Please RSVP to kmurray@focalrx.com.

NOTE: This satellite symposium is supported by Focal Therapeutics through a marketing grant. It is not part of the official program of the ASBrS. This activity is free to all registered attendees.

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ImpediMed, Inc.

Program details will be available shortly.  For more information, contact Megan Strop at mstrop@impedimed.com.

NOTE: This satellite symposium is supported by ImpediMed, Inc., through a marketing grant. It is not part of the official program of the ASBrS. This activity is free to all registered attendees.


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