Metabolic risk factors and prevention in breast cancer – is there evidence for intervention?

Rancho Mirage, CA US
May 11, 2017

Rose Li, MD, PhD
Medical Resident
Eisenhower Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Target Audience

This activity was developed for physicians including Eisenhower medical staff along with nurses and ancillary staff.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe the epidemiology and risk factors for breast cancer (BC) and its recurrence
  • Recognize when and how to apply the Gail Model for BC risk assessment
  • Apply the NCCN guidelines for the mitigation of BC risk factors by lifestyle
  • Recognize that lifestyle changes including a healthy diet, weight loss, reducing alcohol intake, and exercise can substantially reduce the risk of first time BC as well as its recurrence
  • Review that early clinical data shows that metformin and cholesterol-lower agents can improve overall and disease-free survival in patients with BC and metabolic comorbidities
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 APA
  • 1.00 CA-BRN
Course opens: 
05/11/2017
Course expires: 
12/31/2017
Event starts: 
05/11/2017 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
05/11/2017 - 1:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Parent activity set: 
Rating: 
5
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
39000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 APA
  • 1.00 CA-BRN

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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