Organizing Chairman

Organizing Chairman

Dr A R Raghupathi

I am glad to announce that the Department of Pathology, Bangalore Medical College & Research, is hosting an International Symposium on breast cancer, with a multidisciplinary approach bringing together well renowned elite specialists in the arena of surgical oncology, radiology and oncopathology in one platform to disperse their immense knowledge on breast cancer. The topic was chosen as breast cancer is the world’s commonest cancer which can be detected early and managed at its best by multimodality approach. I am proud that our institution has taken a step ahead in the breast carcinoma campaign. We invite all delegates to obtain an unparalleled proficiency from the elite group.

Organizing Secretary and Course Director

Dr. Siddque

Dr Siddique M Ahmed

I take immense pleasure to invite one and all to the International Symposium on breast cancer, hosted by the Department of Pathology , Bangalore Medical College & Research. Carcinoma of breast has made advancement in its imaging, diagnosis and treatment approach. It is imperative that the postgraduates, young budding pathologists, attain all the information from the basics to the recent advances, in the terrain of breast cancer. A constellation of imminent speakers across the globe are invited to provide and share their knowledge and experience in the arena . I hope all delegates will utilize this opportunity at its fullest.

Course Director

Dr. Mamatha Chivukula

Dr. Mamatha Chivukula

“Optimism is a faith of achievement; nothing can be done without hope and confidence – Helen Keller”

I’m pleased to announce the International Breast cancer symposium 2013 in the beautiful city of Bangalore, October 11th-12th at prestigious Bangalore medical college.  I would like to take this opportunity to invite all the physicians involved in breast cancer care in India to attend the two (2) day symposium. The symposium is designed to provide the most up to date advances on a variety of benign, high risk, premalignant lesions of breast in terms of diagnosis and management.

Multidisciplinary approach to Breast lesions
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  • Objectives
  • Emminent Speakers
  • Topics

This symposium is designed to provide state-of-the-art information on the diagnosis, pathogenesis and therapy of breast cancer; high risk lesions and premalignant breast disease, to an audience of academic and private physicians to include radiologists, surgeons, pathologists, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists and all health care providers involved in breast cancer care in India. The symposium is designed to bring in Internationally renowned experts in breast cancer care to provide the basics to recent advances; this includes current screening guidelines, ER,PR,HER 2 testing, CAP-ASCO guidelines, new tests Oncotype Dx and Mammastrat; the two day symposium will include didactic lecturers, microscopic workshops and discussion panels w/ Q & A session and a collegial environment to meet and socialize with exchange of information.

Highlights

Basics to recent advances in breast cancer
Internationally renowned group of expert doctors in breast cancer care

Meeting Goals/Purpose

This symposium is designed to provide state-of-the-art information on the diagnosis, pathogenesis and therapy of breast cancer; high risk lesions and premalignant breast disease, to an audience of academic and private physicians to include radiologists, surgeons, pathologists, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists and all health care providers involved in breast cancer care in India

The symposium is designed to bring in Internationally renowned experts in breast cancer care to provide the basics to recent advances; this includes current screening guidelines, ER,PR, HER 2 testing, CAP-ASCO guidelines, new tests Oncotype Dx and Mammastrat; the two day symposium will include didactic lecturers, microscopic workshops and discussion panels w/ Q & A session and acollegial environment to meet and socialize with exchange of information.

Dr. Rohit Bhargava, MD

Dr. Rohit Bhargava CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr. Mamatha Chivukula

Dr. Mamatha Chivukula CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr. Frederick L. Baehner

Dr.Frederick L. Baehner CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr. Justin Cuff, M.D

Dr.Justin Cuff            CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr. Kenneth Bloom, MD Director,Clarient Medical group

Dr. Kenneth Bloom CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr. Aziza-Nassar

Dr.Aziza-Nassa      CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr. Natalia Isaza

Dr.Natalia Isaza      CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr. Rekha V Kumar

Dr.Rekha V Kumar CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr.Geetashree Mukherjee

Dr.Geetashree Mukherjee CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr. Jyotsna Rao, Consultant radiologist Apollo general Hospitals

Dr. Jyotsna Rao

Dr. Vijay Kumar M.S, symposium patron Director and surgical oncologist, KIDWAI memorial hospital

Dr. Vijay Kumar M.S

Dr. Prakash Vishnu, MD, FACP

Dr. Prakash Vishnu CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Dr. Premalatha M.D, Professor, Dept of Pathology, KIDWAI memorial hospital

Dr. Premalatha       CURRICULUM VITAE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • New evolving concepts in molecular classification of breast cancer.
  • Clinical and Radiologic issues across the countries.
  • Surgical issues in breast pathology.
  • Proliferative lesions with atypia and related precursor lesions (Columnar cell lesions).
  • Flat epithelial atypia and Atypical ductal hyperplasia
  • Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
  • Indian Scenario of breast Cancer.
  • Role of Immunohistochemistry in breast pathology.
  • Diagnostic challenges in Lobular Neoplasia
  • Prognostic /Predictive markers in breast cancer
  • ER/PR in breast cancer, reporting and CAP/ASCO guidelines
  • HER 2/neu testing in breast cancer
  • Introduction of Oncotype Diagnosis and role in ER + breast cancers
  • Role of Mammostrat in ER+ breast cancers
  • Neoadjuvant therapy changes
  • Spindle cell lesions of breast other rare breast lesions of importance
  • Case based presentation
  • Slide discussion- Interesting and challenging cases
  • Diagnostic challenges in Papillary lesions and challenges on core biopsies

I am glad to announce that the Department of Pathology, Bangalore Medical College & Research, is hosting an International Symposium on breast cancer, with a multidisciplinary approach bringing together well renowned elite specialists in the arena of surgical oncology, radiology and oncopathology in one platform to disperse their immense knowledge on breast cancer. The topic was chosen as breast cancer is the world’s commonest cancer which can be detected early and managed at its best by multimodality approach. I am proud that our institution has taken a step ahead in the breast carcinoma campaign. We invite all delegates to obtain an unparalleled proficiency from the elite group.

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