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Physicians’ Education Resource® Adds Dr. Anees Chagpar as a Program Co-Chair of the 37th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®

May 3, 2019

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2019--Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER ® ), a worldwide leading resource for continuing medical education (CME), will is pleased to announce that Dr. Anees Chagpar will be joining the prestigious panel of program co-chairs at the 37 th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference ® at the Fontainebleau in Miami Beach, Florida from March 5-8, 2020.

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Dr Chagpar will join meeting chair Dr.Patrick I. Borgen, chair of the department of surgery at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.

“The breast cancer treatment landscape is constantly evolving” said Phil Talamo, president of PER®. “As one of the largest and most impactful breast cancer conferences in the world, we are eager for Dr. Chagpar to join the leadership team next year for the Miami Breast Cancer Conference to continue to provide the most relevant and impactful strategies for the contemporary treatment and management of breast cancer.”

The following co-chairs will join Dr. Borgen as leaders of the 2020 conference:

  • Dr. Anees B. Chagpar, professor, department of surgery, Yale School of Medicine, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center.
  • Dr. Hope S. Rugo, professor of medicine, department of medicine (hematology/oncology); director, breast oncology clinical trials program; University of California, San Francisco, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
  • Dr. Debu Tripathy, professor and chair, department of breast medical oncology, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

For 37 years, the Miami Breast Cancer Conference ® has brought together surgical, medical and radiation oncologists, to foster awareness of state-of-the-art treatments in each therapeutic area and encourage cross-team cooperation in their clinics. During this four-day conference pioneers of innovative approaches in each of these subspecialties will provide insight into the optimal multidisciplinary management of patients with breast cancer and its application to practice.

To kick off the conference, a mini-symposium will take place on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 that will offer an additional educational opportunity for attendees who plan to arrive in Miami, the day before the official conference begins.  T his special session will follow the format of a world-class tumor board, featuring cases and discussions that highlight challenging clinical situations commonly faced by surgeons and oncologists.

For more information and to register for the conference and mini-symposium, click here.

About Physicians’ Education Resource ® (PER ® )

Since 1995, PER ® has been dedicated to advancing cancer care through professional education and now furthers patient care and treatment strategies on a wide variety of chronic illnesses and diseases. In 2016, PER ® initiated CME programming in the cardiovascular and endocrinology areas and continues to grow its therapeutic reach outside oncology. While continuing to expand into topics outside of oncology, PER ® remains the leading provider of live, online and print CME activities related to oncology and hematology. The high-quality, evidence-based activities feature leading distinguished experts who focus on the application of practice-changing advances. PER ® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the California Board of Registered Nursing. PER ® is part of the Cranbury, New Jersey-based MJH Associates, Inc., family of businesses. Learn more at  http://www.gotoper.com and  http://www.mjhassoc.com.

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