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ICSBCS 5th Annual International Symposium

Weill Cornell Medicine, The International Center for the Study of Breast Cancer Subtypes, in conjunction with our International Collaborators, present to you the 5th Annual International Symposium Improving Breast & Gynecological Cancers Management & Outcomes in Low & Middle Countries (LMIC), co-hosted by Dr. Lisa NewmanChief, Division of Breast Surgery, Director, Interdisciplinary Breast Program, Medical Director, ICSBCS, Weill Cornell Medicine and Prof. Melissa B. Davis, Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology, Scientific Director, ICSBCS, Weill Cornell Medicine.

Improving Breast & Gynecological Cancers Management & Outcomes in Low and Middle Countries (LMIC)

Sunday to Tuesday, August 29 – 31, 2021
Virtual Meeting

 

Discussion Topics

  • Surgical management of early stage breast cancer
  • The role of surgery in managing locally advanced breast cancer
  • The role of plastic surgery in the management of breast cancer
  • Significance of chemotheraphy in the management of breast cancer
  • Processing of breast tissue for optimal H&E, IHC, & RNA/DNA extraction & sequencing
  • Benefits of radiotherapy in the management of breast cancer
  • Breast cancer imaging in low resource settings
  • Palliative care of breast cancer
  • Subspecialty round table discussion of selected breast cancer cases
  • African ancestry breast cancer genomics research
  • Breast cancer integrative services
Public Health Epidemiology

Overview of Breast Cancer in Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Antigua, and Mexico.

Workshop Highlights
  • Bioinformatics
  • Genomics Data Management

NATIONAL SPEAKERS

Lisa Newman, M.D.
  • Chief, Division of Breast Surgery
  • Director, Interdisciplinary Breast Program
  • Medical Director, ICSBCS
  • Weill Cornell Medicine
melissa davis
Melissa B. Davis, PhD
  • Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology Scientific
  • Director, ICSBCS
  • Weill Cornell Medicine
Prof. Ronda S. Henry-Tillman
Ronda S. Henry-Tillman, M.D.
  • Professor & Vice Chair of Surgery
  • Division Chief, Breast Surgical Oncology
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
john carpen
John Carpten, M.D.
  • Professor and Chair Translational Genomics/Precision Medicine
  • University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Paula S. Ginter
Paula S. Ginter, M.D.
  • Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
  • Breast Pathology
  • Weill Cornell Medicine
Adeyiza Momoh
Adeyiza Momoh, M.D.
  • Professor of Plastic Surgery
  • Michigan Medicine
  • University of Michigan Medical School
Dr. Haythem Y. Ali
Haythem Y. Ali, M.D.
  • Medical Oncologist
  • Henry Ford Health System
  • Prof., Wayne State University School of Medicine
Jessica M. Bensenhaver
Jessica M. Bensenhaver, M.D.
  • Breast Surgeon
  • Director, Breast Oncology Program
  • Henry Ford Health System
Dr. Eleanor M. Walker
Eleanor M. Walker, M.D.
  • Director, Breast Radiation Oncology
  • Medical Director, Integrative Services
  • Henry Ford Health System
Onyinye D. Balogun
Onyinye D. Balogun, M.D.
  • Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology
  • Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Weill Cornell Medicine
vivian bea
Vivian J. Bea, M.D.
  • Chief, Division of Breast Surgery
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
  • Weill Cornell Medicine
Taiwo
Evelyn Taiwo, M.D.
  • Dept. of Hematology and Oncology
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
  • Weill Cornell Medicine

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