Department of Radiology

Breast Imaging Update: Sept. 27-28, 2019. Attend LIVE or via WEBCAST

Breast Imaging Update: Sept. 27-28, 2019. Attend LIVE or via WEBCAST

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  1. Friday September 27, 2019

    1. Registration and Continental Breakfast

      07:30 - 07:50

      Dr. Jacqueline Lau, Dr. Jean Seely

      Provinces II, Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    2. Welcome and Introduction

      07:50 - 08:00

      Dr. Jacqueline Lau, Dr. Jean Seely

      Provinces I, Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    3. Imaging of Triple Negative Breast Cancer

      08:00 - 08:30

      Dr. Jessica Leung

      Provinces I, Westin Hotel, Ottawa

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

      • Diagnose triple negative breast cancer and to propose appropriate management steps.
    4. Identifying and Managing High Risk Breast Lesions

      08:30 - 09:00

      Dr. Jacqueline Lau

      Provinces I, Westin Hotel, Ottawa

       

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

      • Establish rad-path concordance or discordance
      • Identify high risk lesions
      • Recommend appropriate management for high risk lesions and discordance biopsy results
    5. Update on Screening Mammography 2019

      09:00 - 09:30

      Dr. Geoff Doherty

      Provinces I, Westin Hotel, Ottawa

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

      • Illustrate the current evidence and ongoing controversies related to routine screening mammography in 2019
    6. Refreshment Break (English Group)

      09:30 - 10:00

      Provinces II, Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    7. Approche multimodale du DCIS (presentation given in French)

      09:30 - 10:00

      Dr. Jean Seely

      Provinces I, Westin Hotel, Ottawa

      À la fin de cette conférence, les participants seront en mesure de:

      • Comprendre la pathologie du DCIS et d’identifier son apparence typique et atypique en imagerie multimodale, notamment la mammographie, l’échographie et l’IRM
    8. Multimodality Approach in the Diagnosis of DCIS

      10:00 - 10:30

      Dr. Jean Seely

      Provinces I, Westin Hotel, Ottawa

      At the end of this lecture, participant will be able to:

      • Recognize the pathology of DCIS
      • Identify the typical and atypical appearance of DCIS on multimodality imaging including mammography, ultrasound and MRI
    9. Pause (groupe francais)

      10:00 - 10:30

      Provinces II, Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    10. Dense Breasts: Taking the Lead as Breast Imagers

      10:30 - 11:00

      Dr. Susan Peddle

      Provinces I, Westin Hotel, Ottawa

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to: 

      • Identify the parenchymal patterns felt to increase lifetime risk of breast cancer
      • Summarize key factors currently used in risk assessment models
      • Classify options for additional screening based on risk assessment
      • Discuss the role Breast Imagers play in diagnosing and triaging women with dense breast tissue
      • List reputable sources which can be shared with patients wanting more information about breast tissue density
    11. Imaging the Augmented and Reconstructed Breast

      11:00 - 11:30

      Dr. Raman Verma

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

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

      • Differentiate between various augmentation/reconstruction techniques
      • Identify routine imaging modalities and their limitations
      • Illustrate imaging of common complications
    12. Breast Pain & Nipple Discharge

      11:30 - 12:00

      Dr. Frank Lee

      Provinces I, Westin Hotel, Ottawa

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

      • Identify breast pain requiring further investigation.
      • Identify nipple discharge requiring further investigation.
    13. Buffet Lunch Provided

      12:15 - 13:30

      Provinces II, Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    14. Imaging of Neoadjuvant Therapy in Breast Cancer Treatment

      13:30 - 14:00

      Dr. Jessica Leung

      Provinces I, Westin Hotel, Ottawa

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

      • Assess, using imaging techniques, the response of breast cancer patients treated with neoadjuvant therapy.
    15. Improving Specificity of Breast MRI

      14:00 - 14:30

      Dr. Andrew Scott-Moncrieff

      Provinces I, Westin Hotel, Ottawa

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

      • Recognize important imaging and clinical factors which affect specificity of breast MRI. Demonstrate strategies to improve diagnostic accuracy with breast MRI.

    16. Optimizing Sonography from the Technologist's Perspective

      14:30 - 15:00

      Ms Christie Barbesin

      Provinces I, Westin Hotel, Ottawa

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

      • Summarize basic ultrasound physics
      • Identify approaches and tools available for ultrasound image optimization
      • Illustrate the importance of Radiologist feedback to the Technologist
    17. Refreshment Break

      15:00 - 15:30

      Provinces II, Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    18. Imaging of the Post-Operative Breast

      15:30 - 16:00

      Dr. Andrew Scott-Moncrieff

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

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

      • identify expected post surgical appearances following common breast cancer surgeries
      • Develop imaging strategies to identify early breast cancer recurrence and avoid pitfalls from normal to post-operative change
    19. Tomosynthesis: Controversies and Advances

      16:00 - 16:30

      Dr. Jessica Leung

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

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

      • Explain the correct controversies and advances regarding digital breast tomosynthesis
    20. Premenopausal Breast Cancer

      16:30 - 17:00

      Dr. Jacqueline Lau

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

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

      • Recognize unique challenges in diagnosing breast cancer in young patients
    21. Questions & Discussion

      17:00 - 17:15

      Dr. Jacqueline Lau

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    22. Welcome Reception

      17:15 - 18:15

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

  2. Saturday September 28, 2019

    1. Registration and Continental Breakfast

      07:30 - 08:00

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    2. Unusual Presentations and Histologies: Case Based Learning

      08:00 - 08:30

      Dr. Jessica Leung

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

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

      • Interpret unusual clinical and imaging findings in the breast in deriving diagnosis and management.
    3. Preoperative Radioactive Seed Localization

      08:30 - 09:00

      Dr. Susan Peddle

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to...

      • Summarize the steps involved in developing a successful RSL program
      • Describe image-guided techniques used to perform RSL
      • Propose effective problem-solving strategies for challenging localizations 
    4. Technical Factors Resulting in Missed Cancers

      09:00 - 09:30

      Dr. Raman Verma

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

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

      • Review proper imaging technique

      • Illustrate common and uncommon technical and operator pitfalls in mammography, ultrasound and breast MRI that result in missed cancers

    5. Le cancer du sein manqué: le biais inconscient (presentation given in French)

      09:30 - 10:00

      Dr. Jean Seely

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

      À la fin de cette conférence, les participants seront en measure de: 

      • Comprendre que  les erreurs médicales en imagerie du sein sont une cause fréquente et importante de morbidité et de mortalité.
      • Reconnaître les différents processus cognitifs qui se produisent lors de l'interprétation mammographique et qui peuvent aider à améliorer la sensibilisation aux biais inconscients et à réduire le nombre de cancers du sein manqués.
    6. Refreshment Break (English Group)

      09:30 - 10:00

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    7. Missed Breast Cancer: The Unconscious Bias

      10:00 - 10:30

      Dr. Jean Seely

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to:

      • Recognize the medical errors in breast imaging that are a common and substantial cause of morbidity and mortality. 
      • Recognize the various cognitive processes that occur during mammographic interpretation that may help to improve awareness of unconscious biases and decrease the number of missed breast cancers.
    8. Refreshment Break (groupe francais)

      10:00 - 10:30

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    9. Pre-Operative Planning: The Surgeon's Perspective

      10:30 - 11:00

      Dr. Amanda Roberts

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

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

      • Explain the rationale for specific imaging/biopsy requests from surgeons for breast cancer patients
      • Describe the imaging details of interest required for surgical planning in the breast cancer patient undergoing  neoadjuvant therapy 
    10. Review of Breast Cases

      11:00 - 12:00

      Dr. Jean Seely, Dr. Jacqueline Lau

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

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

      • Identify abnormalities om screening mamographies requiring further work up.
    11. Final Q & A and Closing Remarks

      12:00 - 12:15

      Dr. Jean Seely, Dr. Jacqueline Lau

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa