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ASBrS Mourns Passing of Bernard Fisher, MD

The American Society of Breast Surgeons mourns the passing of Dr. Bernard Fisher, a surgeon and scientist who revolutionized the standard treatment for breast cancer. He died on October 16 in Pittsburgh at the age of 101. We extend our deepest condolences to his family and friends.

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ASBrS Releases Revised Consensus Guideline on the Management of the Axilla in Patients with Invasive/In-Situ Breast Cancer

The American Society of Breast Surgeons has released a Consensus Guideline on the Management of the Axilla in Patients with Invasive/In-Situ Breast Cancer. This statement was developed by the Society’s Research Committee and approved by the Board of Directors. The guideline replaces the previous position statement, Management of the Axilla in Patients with Invasive Breast Cancer. Click here to review the document in a downloadable .pdf format.

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ASBrS Releases Resource Guide on Endocrine Therapy

The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) recently released A Surgeon’s Resource Guide to Systemic Therapy in the Management of Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer. This resource guide reviews the salient points of indications for chemotherapy and endocrine therapy, as well as prescribing and managing side effects of endocrine therapy. Click here to review the document in a downloadable .pdf format.

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The 3rd International Multidisciplinary Breast Conference in Dubai, UAE

Save the Date: The 3rd International Multidisciplinary Breast Conference is co-sponsored by the United Arab Emirates Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Breast Surgeons. The event will take place in Dubai, UAE, March 5-7, 2020.

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