7:00 — 7:55 am
Registration Open
Continental Breakfast & Exhibits Open

8:00 — 8:40 am
Breast Cancer Screening
Robert Smith, MD; American Cancer Society

8:40 — 9:20 am
Breast Cancer Surgery
Hanadi Bu-Ali, MD; Virginia Piper Cancer Institute

9:20 — 9:50 am

9:50 — 10:30 am
Advances in Radiation Therapy
Jonathan Strauss, MD; Northwestern University

10:30 — 11:10 am
Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Therapy
Rita Nanda, MD; University of Chicago

Dr. Nanda’s clinical interest is in the treatment of breast cancer. In particular, she is interested in early onset breast cancer, hereditary breast cancer and male breast cancer. Her research is focused on identifying novel targets for the treatment of basal-like breast cancers, on better understanding the role of genetics and epigenetics in breast carcinogenesis, and how these alterations might represent novel targets in the treatment of breast cancer.

11:10 — 11:40 am

11:40 am — 12:20 pm
Systemic Therapy for Advanced Disease
Douglas Yee, MD; University of Minnesota

Douglas Yee

Dr. Yee holds the John H. Kersey Chair in Cancer Research. He was previously co-leader of the Women’s Cancer Program. He was named Director of the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota in 2007. Dr. Yee received his MD in 1981 from the University of Chicago. He received his internal medicine training and was Chief Medical Resident at the University of North Carolina. His medical oncology training was done at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. Prior to coming to Minnesota, he held faculty positions at Georgetown University Medical Center and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

12:20 — 1:00 pm
Sailaja Kamaraju, MD; Medical College of Wisconsin