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Considerations and Special Patients in Mammography (Live Webinar)

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Considerations and Special Patients in Mammography (Live Webinar)

Time: February 4, 2019 from 9am to 12pm
Location: Advanced Health Education Center
Street: 8502 Tybor Dr.
City/Town: Houston
Website or Map: https://store.aheconline.com/
Phone: 1 (800) 239-1361
Event Type: live, webinar
Organized By: AHEC
Latest Activity: Jan 23

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Event Description

Course Topics:

  • Understanding BRACA 1 and 2 – 50 minutes
    • What is BRACA 1 and 2
    •  High Risk People
    • Treatment Before Cancer
    • Case Studies and Statistics

  • Breast Cancer in Young Women – 50 minutes
    •  Statistically: How many Young Women get Breast Cancer?
    • Most Common Types of Breast CA in Young Women
    • Treatment Variations
    • Complications
    • Case Studies
  • Men Get Breast Cancer Too
    • Statistics for men having breast cancer
    • Treatment variations for men

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this lecture the participant should be able to:

  1. Discuss BRACA 1 and 2 and what they mean
  2. Identify who is at risk from the BRACA 1 or 2 gene(s)
  3. Discuss the types of testing for BRACA gene(s)
  4. Name at least one type of treatment that is used for women with BRACA genes that do not have cancer….yet
  5. Give the statistics for getting breast cancer before the age of 40
  6. Identify the most common type of breast cancer in young women
  7. Describe treatment differences for young women and why some treatments are more likely to be avoided
  8. Give the statistics for men getting breast cancer
  9. Discuss treatment variations for men

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