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2023 COEDS Fort Lauderdale | Expert Inte...
Recognizing the Role of the MDT in Breast Cancer Care: 2023 COEDS Ft Lauderdale Conference
Dr Yousseff Zeidan, MD from Lynn Cancer Institute comments on the role of the multidisciplinary team (MDT) in breast cancer care: Interaction and alignment of surgeons, nurses, pathologists, radiologists, social workers, and other specialists to optimize treatment in challenging cases.
Multidisciplinary Team Management in Breast Cancer: 2023 COEDS Ft Lauderdale Conference
Dr Starr Mautner, MD from Miami Cancer Institute comments on the role of the multidisciplinary team in breast cancer management: Integration of breast surgical oncology, medical oncology, and radiation oncology, along with genetic counselors and breast reconstructive surgeons to develop a more personalized approach.
Circulating Tumor DNA (ctDNA) in Breast Cancer: 2023 COEDS Ft Lauderdale Conference
Dr Naomi Dempsey, MD from Miami Cancer Institute comments on the use of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) methodologies in breast cancer: Liquid biopsy to detect actionable molecular alterations in the metastatic setting, and a more investigational use in primary breast cancer to monitor for minimal residual disease.
Psychooncology – The Human Side of Cancer: 2023 COEDS Ft Lauderdale Conference
Dr Maria Rueda-Lara, MD from University of Miami comments on the emotional impact of a cancer diagnosis: Navigating cancer patients through anxiety, depression, body image, sexuality, and other issues in a multidisciplinary setting.
Patient Advocacy Organizations – Making a Difference: 2023 COEDS Ft Lauderdale Conference
Ms. Debbie Denardi, a breast cancer survivor and patient advocate from FORCE, comments on the role of advocacy organizations in breast cancer: Assisting the cancer patient with peer support, education, and financial assistance through a cancer diagnosis, survivorship programs, and mentoring for participation in research and policy making.