Each spring, DBCC presents a symposium featuring leading medical experts and other speakers discussing the most current topics in breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, detection and survivorship. The annual one-day educational forum is free and open to the public, and has become one of Delaware's most trusted sources of up-to-date breast cancer information.
The 21st Annual Breast Cancer Update will be held on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Dover Downs Hotel and Convention Center, Ballrooms B and C in Dover from 7:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Co-chaired by Nanci Mayer-Mihalski and Marilyn Hyte
Featuring leading medical experts and speakers discussing the most up-to-date information on breast cancer treatment and survivorship. This year’s event will identify recent trends and changes to breast cancer treatment; overview the newly released American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) staging criteria and impact for patients; describe advances in breast cancer radiation modality, options and techniques; outline the role of a Nurse Navigator; and identify common side effects and offer a holistic approach to enhance patient recovery.
7:45 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Registration and Exhibits (Coffee and Tea only)
8:15 a.m. - 8:25 a.m. Opening Remarks, Tynetta Brown
8:25 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Welcome, Cathy Holloway
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. SESSION I- Keynote: Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Cancer
Moderator: Mary McLaughlin, MD
Speaker: Kevin Fox, MD,
10:00 a.m. - 10:05 a.m. Update on DBCC Research Committee & Introduction of Research Grant Recipient, Nanci Mayer-Mihalski
10:05 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break - Exhibits
10:30 a.m. -11:25 a.m. SESSION II- Panel: Advances and Techniques in Radiation Therapy
Moderator: M. Lisa Attebery, DO, FACOS
Panelist: Khanh Nguyen, MD
Breast Cancer Survivors
11:25 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. SESSION III- Coordination of Care: The Role of the Nurse Navigator
Moderator: Susan DeWitt, MSN, RN, CBPN-IC
Panelist: Joanne Hutchison, MSN, BSN, RN, MBA, CNML, OCN
Panelist: Renee Simpson, RN
12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. Lunch
12:50 p.m. - 2:05 p.m. SESSION IV- Panel: Dealing with the Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment
Moderator: Dennis Witmer, MD, FACS
Panelist: Kim Furtado, ND
Panelist: Joanne Ambrogi, MSPT, ATC, CMT, RYT 500
Panelist: Nicole Duffy, PhD
2:05 p.m.- 2:15 p.m. Wrap up, Evaluation and Closing Remarks, Christina Richter
Click the picture below to see the photo album from last year by CM Baker.
Certificates of attendance documenting 4 Contact Hours and .4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be available to nurses, social workers and other healthcare professionals.
Corexcel is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Corexcel has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, suite 500, McLean, VA 22102.
Please contact Eliza Mohler
or call 302-778-1102