Insights into Cancer: The Personalized Treatment of Breast Cancer
- Date: May 15, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
- Location: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Auditorium, B Level Room B130
757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095
Once a month, the Simms/Mann–UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology presents Insights Into Cancer, a free public lecture series for cancer patients, their families and the community. Each lecture features a leading professional who provides up-to-date information, practical advice and answers to cancer-related questions.
May 15, 2018
The Personalized Treatment of Breast Cancer
Merry L. Tetef, M.D., UCLA Associate Clinical Professor and breast cancer medical oncologist discusses the risk factors and prevention of breast cancer, recent advances in treatment, and how breast cancer care can be personalized. The best management of breast cancer is to tailor the type and extent of treatment based on the specific features of the cancer and the individual. The current state of breast cancer treatment options, the science behind more individualized therapy, the future of clinical research and new drug development in the field of breast cancer are all discussed.
6:45 – 7:00: Arrival & Refreshments
7:00 – 7:15: Anne Coscarelli, Ph.D, Introduction to Center
7:15 – 7:20: Anne Coscarelli, Ph.D., Speaker Introduction
7:20 – 8:55: Speaker Presentation, Q&A
8:55 – 9:00: Closing
Insights Into Cancer lectures are held in the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Auditorium, B Level, Room B130, 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095.
UCLA parking is $12 and is wheelchair accessible. Attendees can park in the medical plaza, or take advantage of the valet parking at the front of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.