5th Annual Cancer Symposium: The Role of the Primary Care Provider in the Multidisciplinary Care of Breast-Related Disorders

Friday, April 26, 2019
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Horizons Conference Center
6200 State Street
Saginaw, MI 48603

To register for this symposium, please see our event page at EventBrite and click the "Tickets" button.

The cost to attend this symposium is $50 for non-physicians, residents, and fellows, and $100 for physicians.

Program Description:
The Covenant Cancer Care Center’s fifth annual symposium, “The Role of the Primary Care Provider in the Multidisciplinary Care of Breast-Related Disorders” will focus on the multidisciplinary cooperation that is required for the management of today’s breast cancer patient. This symposium will provide tools to aid healthcare providers in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Tools such as understanding screening recommendations, survivorship care, genetics, benign versus malignant conditions, and new treatment options. The continuing educational offering (5AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™) will inform practitioners of new clinical applications and help improve care for the patient. This symposium is for physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals


  • 7:00 - 8:00 am: Registration/Vendor Displays/Breakfast
  • 8:00 am: Opening Remarks, Sussan Bays, MD, FACS
  • 8:15 am: Radiation Oncology 101: The Basics and Beyond, James Fugazzi, MD
  • 9:00 am: Breast Cancer Genetics and Management of High Risk Patients, Sussan Bays, MD, FACS
  • 9:45 am: Break
  • 10:00 am: Evaluation and Management of Benign Breast Disease, Joseph Contino, MD, FACS
  • 10:30 am:The Role of Immunotherapy in Breast Cancer, Bora Lim, MD
  • 11:15 am - 12:15 pm: Lunch
  • 12:15 pm: Breast Imaging, Mark Hass, MD
  • 1:00 pm: Covenant Oncology Rehabilitation Education (CORE) Overview, Ashley Wisnewski, OTRL, CLT
  • 1:30 pm: Practical Nutrition Recommendations for Your Patients During Cancer Treatment and Survivorship, Ann Hoffman, RDN, CD, CSO
  • 2:00 pm: Nurse Navigation: Mapping the Route, Melissa Latoski, RN, BSN, OCN and Cindy Baillie, RN, BSN, CN-BN
  • 2:30 pm: Adjournment

For questions, please contact Heather McNeil at 989.583.5142, or by email at heather.mcneil@chs-mi.com.

See the full flyer here.

For Jointly Sponsored Activities
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through joint providership of Central Michigan University College of Medicine and Covenant HealthCare. Central Michigan University College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CMU College of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.