ICSBCS 6th 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 6th Annual International Symposium Improving Breast & Gynecological Cancers Management & Outcomes in Low and Middle Income 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)

SEPTEMBER 5, 2022 - SEPTEMBER 8, 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM DAILY | Golden Tulip Kumasi City Hotel

CPD Accreditation by MDCG

View our Program Agenda Brochure

 

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 & Gynecological Cancers in Ghana
  • Overview of Breast & Gynecological Cancers in Nigeria
  • Overview of Breast & Gynecological Cancers in Ethiopia
  • Overview of Breast & Gynecological Cancers in Kenya
  • Overview of Breast & Gynecological Cancers in Sudan
  • Overview of Breast & Gynecological Cancers in Uganda
  • Overview of Breast & Gynecological Cancers in Antigua & Barbuda
  • Overview of Breast & Gynecological Cancers in Zambia
  • Overview of Breast & Gynecological Cancers in South Africa
Workshop Highlights
GENOMICS:
- Bioinformatics
- Genomics Data Management
- DNA/RNA extraction methods from Saliva and FFPE samples

PATHOLOGY:
- Interpretation of Breast Core Biopsies
- Quality Control in Biopsy Evaluation
- Uses of Cell Blocks for IHC
- Use of SLN & FNAC

PLASTIC SURGERY:
- Immediate vs. Delayed Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction
- Pedicled Autologous Flap Reconstruction Techniques
- Implant Reconstruction Techniques

RADIATION ONCOLOGY:
- Whole and Partial Breast Imaging and Planning for Radiotherapy
- Cervical Cancer Imaging and Planning: What every doctor must know

RADIOLOGY:- Breast Imaging
- Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy Techniques

SURGERY:
- Core Needle Biopsy Training
- Live Surgery Focusing on Mastectomy
- Axillary Dissection and Clearance- Breast Conservation

INTERNATIONAL 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
Allison Garda
Allison Garda, M.D.
  • Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic
  • Senior Associate Consultant
  • Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science
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
Dr. Jerffrey Reiner
Jeffrey Reiner, M.D.
  • Associate Attending Radiologist
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
  • Weill Cornell Medicine
Adeyiza Momoh
Adeyiza Momoh, M.D.
  • Professor of Plastic Surgery
  • Michigan Medicine
  • University of Michigan Medical School
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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