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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.
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.
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.
2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule & Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule Released
On July 29, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the calendar year (CY) 2020 Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule. This major proposed rule addresses changes to the Medicare physician fee schedule and other Medicare Part B payment policies, including the Quality Payment Program (QPP).