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Friday, May 18, 2018, Washington, DC, 12:15 PM – 1:45 PM

Oncology Grand Rounds: Nurse and Physician Investigators Discuss New Agents, Novel Therapies and Actual Cases from Practice — A 6-Part CNE Symposia Series Held During the 43rd Annual ONS Congress

PART 6 — Breast Cancer

Event Details

Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
901 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
Hotel Phone: (202) 824-9200

Meeting Room:
Independence A-E (Meeting Level 4)
Schedule (EST):
11:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Registration and Lunch Buffet

12:15 PM – 1:45 PM
Educational Program
There is no registration fee for this event. Preregistration is highly recommended as seating and meal service are limited.

Lisa A Carey, MD
Richardson and Marilyn Jacobs Preyer Distinguished Professor for Breast Cancer Research
Chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology
North Carolina Cancer Hospital
Associate Director for Clinical Research
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Sara A Hurvitz, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Breast Oncology Program, Division of Hematology/Oncology
University of California, Los Angeles
Medical Director, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Clinical Research Unit
Los Angeles, California
Co-Director, Santa Monica-UCLA Outpatient Oncology Practices
Santa Monica, California

Additional faculty to be announced
Neil Love, MD
Research To Practice
Miami, Florida
Meeting space has been assigned to provide a symposium supported by Genentech BioOncology, Lilly and Novartis during the Oncology Nursing Society’s (ONS) 43rd Annual Congress, May 16-20, 2018 in Washington, DC. The Oncology Nursing Society’s assignment of meeting space does not imply product endorsement.


Cases Presented Will Include Discussion of the Following Topics:

  • MODULE 1: Long-Term Care of Patients with HER2-Positive Breast Cancer
  • MODULE 2: Evolving Treatment Paradigms for Patients with Advanced ER-Positive, HER2-Negative Breast Cancer
  • MODULE 3: Recently Approved and Late-Stage Investigational Agents for Metastatic Breast Cancer

CE Information

Target Audience:
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of oncology nurses, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists involved in the treatment of breast cancer (BC).

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Apply existing and emerging research data to the diagnostic, therapeutic and supportive care of patients with early and advanced BC.
  • Describe the influence of tumor phenotypes and/or molecular profiling assays in tailoring systemic treatment decisions for patients with early and advanced BC.
  • Discuss the benefits and risks associated with existing and recently approved evidence-based therapies for BC, including endocrine agents, chemotherapy regimens and biologic treatments.
  • Develop a plan to manage the side effects associated with commonly employed systemic therapies to support quality of life and continuation of treatment.
  • Assess emerging research on the safety and efficacy of novel agents under development in preparation for the potential availability of these therapies.
  • Recall ongoing trials of other investigational approaches and agents in BC, and refer patients and obtain consent for study participation.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance the collaborative role of oncology nurses in the comprehensive biopsychosocial care of patients with BC to optimize clinical and quality-of-life outcomes.
Accreditation Statement:
Research To Practice is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation Statements:
This educational activity for 1.5 contact hours is provided by Research To Practice.

This activity is awarded 1.5 ANCC pharmacotherapeutic contact hours.

To obtain a certificate of completion and receive credit for this event, nurses must sign in at the registration desk upon arrival, attend the entire activity and return a completed Educational Assessment and Credit Form upon exiting the activity.

ONC/ILNA Certification:
This activity will be submitted to the ONCC for ILNA verification.

Unlabeled/Unapproved Uses Notice:
There is no implied or real endorsement of any product by Research To Practice or the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Any off-label use as declared by the FDA will be identified.

Content Validation and Disclosures:
Research To Practice (RTP) is committed to providing its participants with high-quality, unbiased and state-of-the-art education. We assess conflicts of interest with faculty, planners and managers of CNE activities. Conflicts of interest are identified and resolved through a conflict of interest resolution process. In addition, all activity content is reviewed by both a member of the RTP scientific staff and an external, independent reviewer for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies referenced and patient care recommendations.

Research To Practice staff and external reviewers — The scientific staff, planners, managers and reviewers for Research To Practice have no relevant conflicts of interest to disclose.

This activity is supported by educational grants from Genentech BioOncology, Lilly, Merck and Novartis.


Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
901 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
Hotel Phone: (202) 824-9200

Meeting Room: 
Independence A-E (Meeting Level 4)

The Marriott Marquis Washington, DC is the headquarters hotel for the 2018 ONS Congress and is within a short walking distance (0.2 miles) of the Walter E Washington Convention Center.



This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of oncology nurses, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists involved in the treatment of breast cancer.

There is no registration fee for this event. However, preregistration is highly recommended as seating is limited.

Registration for clinicians in practice

I am a practicing nurse or other healthcare provider involved in the treatment of cancer.

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Registration for other/industry professionals*

For all other professionals, we are unable to confirm seating at this time. If you would like to stand by for participation in this event, please provide your contact information. Should seats become available for the program, we will notify you.

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* Individuals employed by for-profit organizations, including financial institutions, biotech or pharmaceutical companies
To ensure seating, please check in at our onsite registration desk at least one half hour prior to the start of the meeting. We cannot guarantee seating after the start of the program.

Meal service will be provided to those who attend the program, based on availability.

Photography and/or video recording may be taken during the educational program by Research To Practice and used in future CME/CNE programs.

Research To Practice fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA. If you are in need of assistance (ie, physical, dietary, et cetera), please contact us prior to the event at (800) 233-6153.