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

Rochester, MN US
September 9, 2019

Course Director: James W. Jakub, M.D.

As breast cancer care evolves rapidly 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 that 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

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 some of the potential applications of liquid biopsy in clinical practice
  • Describe the alternatives to wire localized localization of nonpalpable breast lesions.
  • Describe the strength and weaknesses of novel breast imaging technologies
  • List some of the techniques to decrease positive margin rates in breast cancer surgery
  • List some potential future alternatives treatments 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
Hilton Rochester/Mayo Clinic Area
10 East Center Street
Rochester, MN 55904
United States

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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