Exploring the technologies that are changing the approach to breast diseases, their diagnosis and management.

Goal

The 2nd Toronto Breast Imaging Conference will focus on breast MRI along with other technologies which are changing the approach to breast diseases, their diagnosis and management.  This conference will provide a comprehensive update on all aspects of breast imaging with a focus on MRI, MRI intervention, RSL program, adjunctive screening in women, evolving role of axillary management in breast cancer and case based advanced applications of Breast MRI.

Program Highlights

  • Breast MRI
  • MRI guided intervention
  • High risk screening with adjunctive techniques
  • Tumor biology
  • Digital Tomosynthesis
  • Contrast enhanced mammography
  • RSL
  • BIRADS
  • Rad-Path correlation
  • Opportunities to interact with faculty

Target Audiences

  • Radiologists
  • Technologists
  • Radiology Trainees
  • Surgeons
  • Pathologists
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioners
  • Oncology Trainees

Accreditation

Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), a subcommittee of the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). This standard allows CPD to review and assess educational activities based on the criteria established by The College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

As a result of a reciprocal agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, The American Medical Association, and The European Union for Medical Specialties (EUMS), CPD is permitted to assign respective credits.

Faculty Disclosure

It is the policy of University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Continuing Professional Development to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its individually accredited or jointly accredited educational programs. Speakers and/or planning committee members, participating in University of Toronto accredited programs, are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of the continuing education program. This pertains to relationships within the last FIVE (5) years with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation topic. The intent of this policy is not to prevent a speaker with a potential conflict of interest from making a presentation. It is merely intended that any potential conflict should be identified openly so that the listeners may form their own judgments about the presentation with the full disclosure of facts. It remains for the audience to determine whether the speaker's outside interests may reflect a possible bias in either the exposition or the conclusions presented.