National Breast Cancer Coalition

Breast Cancer: An International Perspective

Silvia Formenti, MD | New York University Cancer Institute

Date: May 5, 2013 | Run Time: 21:54 | Course Level: Intermediate

A high-level view of the international scope of the impact of breast cancer. Hear an analysis of where we are today and the vision for where we need to be in breast cancer. Understand the reality behind the numbers, what's changed in treatment and clinical trials, and whether prevention is finally becoming a focus. Listen to Dr. Silvia Formenti from NYU who has pioneered the use of concurrent chemo-radiation in the neo-adjuvant setting of locally advanced breast cancer.

You will learn:

  • The statistics on the  impact of breast cancer internationally.
  • How breast cancer needs differ in different regions around the world.
  • The reality behind the numbers and the implication for health policy and advocacy.

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NBCC is grateful to the WellPoint Foundation for their generous support of the Online Center for Advocacy Training.