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. Jackie Lau, Dr. Jean Seely

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    2. Welcome and Introduction

      07:50 - 08:00

      Dr. Jackie Lau, Dr. Jean Seely

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    3. Imaging of Triple Negative Breast Cancer

      08:00 - 08:30

      Dr. Jessica Leung

      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 Discordant Biopsy Results

      08:30 - 09:00

      Dr. Jackie Lau

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    5. Multimodality Approach in the Diagnosis of DCIS

      09:00 - 09:30

      Dr. Jean Seely

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

      At the end of this lecture, participat 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

    6. Refreshment Break (English Group)

      09:30 - 10:00

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

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

      09:30 - 10:00

      Dr. Jean Seely

      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. Pause (groupe francais)

      10:00 - 10:30

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    9. Update on Screening Mammography 2019

      10:00 - 10:30

      Dr. Geoff Doherty

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    10. Refreshment Break (groupe francais)

      10:00 - 10:30

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    11. Update on Screening Mammography 2019

      10:00 - 10:30

      Dr. Geoff Doherty

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    12. Dense Breasts: Taking the Lead as Breast Imagers

      10:30 - 11:00

      Dr. Susan Peddle

      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

    13. Imaging the Augmented and Reconstructed Breast

      11:00 - 11:30

      Dr. Raman Verma

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    14. Breast Pain

      11:30 - 12:00

      Dr. Frank Lee

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    15. Lunch (on own)

      12:15 - 13:30

      On Own

    16. Imaging of Neoadjuvant Therapy in Breast Cancer Treatment

      13:30 - 14:00

      Dr. Jessica Leung

      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.

    17. Improving Specificity of Breast MRI

      14:00 - 14:30

      Dr. Andrew Scott-Moncrieff

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    18. Optimizing Sonography from the Technologist's Perspective

      14:30 - 15:00

      Ms Christie Barbesin

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    19. Refreshment Break

      15:00 - 15:30

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    20. Imaging of the Post-Operative Breast

      15:30 - 16:00

      Dr. Andrew Scott-Moncrieff

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    21. 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

    22. Premonpausal Breast Cancer

      16:30 - 17:00

      Dr. Jackie Lau

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    23. Questions & Discussion

      17:00 - 17:15

      Dr. Jackie Lau

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    24. 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

    5. Refreshment Break (English Group)

      09:30 - 10:00

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    6. 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.

    7. Refreshment Break (groupe francais)

      10:00 - 10:30

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    8. Missed Breast Cancer: The Unconcious 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.

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

      10:30 - 11:00

      Dr. Amanda Roberts

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    10. Nipple Discharge

      11:00 - 11:30

      Dr. Frank Lee

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    11. Review of Breast Quiz Cases

      11:30 - 12:00

      Dr. Andrew Scott-Moncrieff, Dr. Geoff Doherty

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa

    12. Final Q& A and Closing Remarks

      12:00 - 12:15

      Dr. Jean Seely, Dr. Jackie Lau

      Westin Hotel, Ottawa