Palliative Treatment for the Breast Cancer Patient
Nursing, Physicians, Radiologists, Pathologists, Lymphedema Therapist, residents, medical students, and other interested health care professionals who are involved in the management of patients with breast cancer and breast health issues.
Provide current education in the diagnosis and overall treatment of breast cancer as related to breast imaging, diagnostic procedures, surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, reconstruction, and lymphedema therapy.
- Discuss various medical/surgical/radiological diagnoses and treatment strategies utilized in breast cancer and breast health issues.
- Identify the importance of a team approach to the diagnosis, overall treatment plan, and follow up care to breast cancer and breast health issues.
- Discuss current issues related to breast health and breast cancer.
Tiffany Torstenson, DO, FACOS
Katzmann Breast Center Surgeon, Mercy Medical Center
Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Dr. Torstenson indicated she has no financial relationships with commercial interest companies to disclose.
Continuing Education Credit
- DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
No commercial interest company provided financial support for this continuing education activity.
Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.
- 1.00 AOA Category 1A