Video LectureUpdates in Margin Status and Lymph Node Dissection

Recently published guidelines for margin width in breast conserving therapy are reviewed along with the most up to date recommendations for the management of the axilla in breast cancer. The importance of a team approach to the patient with breast cancer is also emphasized.

Originally presented on March 09, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah.



Lecture Presenter

Leigh Neumayer, MD, MS, FACS

Leigh Neumayer, MD, MS, FACS

Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery
University of Arizona, College of Medicine-Tucson
Margaret and Fenton Maynard Endowed Chair in Breast Cancer Research
University of Arizona, College of Medicine-Tucson

Leigh A. Neumayer, MD, MS, internationally known for her expertise in breast cancer surgery and research, advocacy for women’s health issues and leadership in surgical education, has been named head of the University of Arizona College of Medicine's Department of Surgery and the Margaret E. and Fenton L. Maynard Endowed Chair in Breast Cancer Research.



Objectives

After this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Understand recent guidelines and recommendations for margin clearance.
  • Understand current indications and contraindications for sentinel lymph node biopsy in the management of breast cancer.

Sponsored by:

University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, and ARUP Laboratories