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Pre-Symposium Workshops

Thursday, February 13th, 1-4 PM

Note: Registration for Pre-Symposium Workshops is optional, and requires a separate registration fee; space is limited to allow small group interaction.


  • Difficult to Diagnose Cases in Breast Pathology: Ira J. Bleiweiss, MD and James L. Connolly, MD


  • Current Challenges in Breast Imaging Interpretation: Laurie L. Fajardo, MD and Stephen A. Feig, MD


  • Breast Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing in the Modern Era: Banu Arun, MD and Freya Schnabel, MD

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.       Breast Cancer Risk Factors and Risk Assessment Tools in Clinical Practice

Freya Schnabel, MD

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.       Importance of Family History: Indications for Genetic Testing

Banu Arun, MD

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.       Clinical Management of High-Risk Patients

Claudine Isaacs, MD

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.       After the Fall: Genetic Testing After the US Supreme Court Decision

Judy Garber, MD

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.       Panel Discussion on Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing, Impact of Cigna, Genetic vs. Genomic   Testing, and Special Populations

Victor Vogel, MD, Kevin Hughes, MD, Judy Garber, MD, Claudine Isaacs, MD