Breast Center Seminar: Update on Tamoxifen

“Taking Tamoxifen 5 years vs. 10 Years”

The Weill Cornell Breast Center is hosting a seminar on the latest news from the San Antonio Breast Cancer Conference regarding treatment after breast cancer.

WHEN: Thursday, January 17, 2013
WHERE: 1305 York Avenue (at 70th Street) 2nd Floor, Conference Room B

Refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP:

Weill Cornell Symposium: Latest News About Breast Cancer

The Weill Cornell Breast Center presents

The Twelfth Annual Symposium on the Latest
News About Breast Cancer

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Uris Auditorium
Weill Cornell Medical College
1300 York Avenue (at 69th Street)

Moderator: Rache M. Simmons, MD
Chief, Breast Surgery
Weill Cornell Breast Center
Attending Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Featured Speakers:

Breast Imaging Update
Kemi Bbagbemi, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology,
Weill Cornell Medical College
Adjunct Professor, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics,
Columbia University

Breast Reconstruction Update
David M. Otterburn, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic Surgery)
Assistant Attending Surgeon
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Advances in Breast Radiation
Mary Katherine Hayes, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology in Radiation Oncology
Clinical Director, Department of Radiation Oncology

Breast Cancer: The Oncologist’s Viewpoint
Tessa Cigler, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology & Oncology
Weill Cornell Breast Center

Ovarian Stimulation in Patients with Estrogen Sensitive to Cancers:
The Cornell Approach
Glenn Schattman, MD, FACOG
Associate Professor of Clinical and Reproductive Medicine
Center for Reproductive Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Question and Answer Session
Panel of Speakers

No Registration Necessary

This program is designed for all those interested in the latest approaches to diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of breast cancer.

For additional information, please contact Diana Parra, Practice Administrator at (212) 821-0631

Weill Cornell’s Dr. Ellen Chuang Does Breast Cancer Q&A on

Ellen Chuang, MD

The Breast Center’s Ellen Chuang, MD is currently doing a breast cancer Q and A on the website

Some sample questions:

1. Are the breast cancer sub-types different among Asian ethnic groups? What do we know about the differences? Click here to read Dr. Chuang’s answer.

2. For Stage 1 breast cancer, what factors determine if chemotherapy is recommended? Click here to read Dr. Chuang’s answer.

Use this link to register with TalkAboutHealth and post a question for Dr. Chuang. Click here to view all the questions and answers posted so far.

Dr. Chuang is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College and an Associate Attending Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. She is a board-certified medical oncologist.

What’s New in Metastatic Breast Cancer: Dr. Moore and Dr. Vahdat’s Presentations

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At a seminar on June 21, 2012,  Dr. Anne Moore, Medical Director of the Weill Cornell Breast Center, and Dr. Linda Vahdat, Director of Research at the Breast Center, reported on the most promising and exciting news from the recent ASCO conference for those living with metastatic breast cancer.

Click below to view the slides from Dr. Moore’s and Dr. Vahdat’s presentations.