Breast Cancer Care: Innovation, Disruptive Technologies and Early Adopters 2019

Rochester, MN US
September 9, 2019

Course Director: James W. Jakub, M.D.

As breast cancer care rapidly evolves and many new innovations and technologies are released, it becomes challenging for providers to distinguish the noise from what may be truly practice changing.  This unique course addresses this issue, providing a critical, up-to-date look at promising new technology that can be incorporated into practice today, as well as a view into exciting innovations on the near horizon.


  • Presentations by clinician experts who share their practical experience with these new technologies
  • Sessions focused on critical aspects of breast cancer care
  • Open panel discussion for presenters and attendees to share experiences and insights
  • Broadly applicable updates pertaining to all providers who take part in breast cancer care

Registration Fee

Full Fee: M.D., DO, Ph.D.$400
Reduced Fee: RN, NP, PA, Resident, Allied Health Professional, Retiree$325

Exhibitor Information
This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibiting at this course, please complete these forms and submit to Kathy Fuqua

Course Brochure (PDF) 

Target Audience

Surgeons, oncologists, radiologists and pathologists who have a focus in breast cancer care.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Cite potential applications of liquid biopsy in clinical practice
  • Describe the alternatives to wire localization of nonpalpable breast lesions.
  • Describe the strengths and weaknesses of novel breast imaging technologies
  • List techniques to decrease positive margin rates in breast cancer surgery
  • List future alternative treatment approaches in place of current systemic therapy

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 8.25 Attendance
Event starts: 
09/09/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
09/09/2019 - 6:00pm
The New Hilton Hotel Rochester/Mayo Clinic Area
10 East Center Street
Rochester, MN 55904
United States
+1 (507) 258-5757


Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area
Reservations: 507-258-5757

Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates of $259 at the Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of August 17, 2019, whichever comes first. Please identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Care course when making your reservation.

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Mayo School of CPD is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.


Reservations can be made by phone:  507-258-5757 or online directly into the group block; click here

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.



Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals 
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 8.25 Attendance

Accreditation Period

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