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Event Name2017 40th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Event Date(s) Tuesday, December 05, 2017  to Saturday, December 09, 2017
Event Location Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas
DescriptionSymposium Objective

This Symposium is designed to provide state-of-the-art information on the experimental biology, etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and therapy of breast cancer and premalignant breast disease, to an international audience of academic and private physicians and researchers.

Scientific Program

The scientific program consists of plenary lectures and mini-symposia by experts in clinical and basic research; selected slide and poster presentations chosen from the submitted abstracts; educational sessions, award lectures, panel and case discussions and forums. General sessions are approximately 2 hours in duration and are the vehicle for slide presentations, which are allotted 10 minutes each followed by 5 minutes of discussion. Poster sessions are 1 1/2 to 2 hours long.

Target Audience

This international symposium is directed primarily towards academic and private physicians and researchers involved in breast cancer in medical, surgical, gynecologic, and radiation oncology, as well as other appropriate health care professionals.

Financial Philosophy

Any remaining funds at the conclusion of the CME activity will be used for educational research purposes.

Symposium Administration


C. Kent Osborne, MD, Director, Professor of Medicine and Molecular and Cellular Biology, Director, Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, Director, Breast Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA

Virginia G. Kaklamani, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UT Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Carlos L. Arteaga, MD, Professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology, Associate Director for Clinical Research, Director, Breast Cancer Program, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Program Coordinator

Gary C. Chamness, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

Director, Symposia

Rich Markow, UT Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX , USA

All administrative functions of the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium occur in the symposium operations office, which is located at Cancer Therapy & Research Center, 7979 Wurzbach, San Antonio, Texas 78229.

Audience Composition

The majority of participants are physicians and researchers, with smaller representation by affiliated health care professionals.

2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium there were 7,011 Symposium attendees + 136 Media + 323 Exhibitors, Non-Exhibiting Sponsors & their Support Staff = 7,470 total attendance. Internationally there were 50% that came from 92 countries outside the USA.
SponsorRebound Therapeutics
Host CompanyRebound Therapeutics
Contact Information Phone: 210-450-1550
Fax:   210-450-1560 
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