NCBC invites you to submit

an abstract to our

28th Annual Interdisciplinary

Breast Center Conference


The abstract submission process for the 28th Annual Interdisciplinary Breast Center Conference has begun. The goal of the NCBC Abstract Program is to facilitate discussion between representatives of participating centersto advance knowledge in the field that will be useful to your colleagues. Submitted abstracts fall into one of three categories: Category I: Breast Center Operations, AdministrationPrograms, Category II: Patient CareSupport,Category III: Breast Cancer DiagnosisManagement.

Our Abstract Review Committee will review all submissionsnotify the primary contact regarding acceptance for poster display at the conference. A representative of each accepted abstract is expected to be present to discuss their results with conference attendees during the Poster Reception to be held in the evening on Sunday, March 11, 2018.

One abstract of particular interest each of the three major categories,up to four abstracts submitted by trainees (highest ranked designated the Fellow/Resident/Student Award recipient), will be ed for oral presentation at the Poster Reception. Category Award winners will receive a $100 monetary prize; the winner of the Fellow/Resident/Student Award will receive a $200 monetary prizecomplimentary conference registration.

Submit an Abstract:

To participate, email your abstract (not the poster)the application to the NCBC office at by midnight PST, Monday, December 18, 2017. Faxed abstracts cannot be accepted,while in past years abstracts submitted within a week after the deadline have often been accepted for presentationconsideration of awards, for the 2018 Conference late submissions will not be accepted.

2018 Abstract Application

2018 Abstract Guidelines, CategoriesRequirements


2017 Poster / Abstract Award Winners

Category I - Oral Presenter Award Winner

Impact of a Robust High-Risk Screening Program on Uptake of Genetic TestingBreast MRI surveillance in a Community Setting

Kamaneh Montazeri, Gulrayz Ahmed, Matthew Fickie, Prudence Lam

Category II - Oral Presenter Award Winner

Addition of a remote Genetic Counselor to the Breast Specialist's Team Improves Clinical Decision-making

Drs. Rakesh Patel, Peter Beitsch, Pat Whitworth, Paul Baron, Barry Rosen, Ian Grady, Laura Lee, Karen Barbosa, Gia Compagnoni, Rakesh Patel, Steve Schonholz, Antonio Ruiz, Rogsbert Phillips, Yara Robertson, David Rock

Category III - Oral Presenter Award Winner

High BMI is Associated with Higher Infectious Complications Requiring Reoperation After Nipple Sparing Mastectomy

Eva Urrechaga, Christine Thomas, Drs Atilla Soran, MPH, Priscilla F McAuiffe, Ronald R Johnson, Marguerite Bonaventura, Gretchen M Ahrendt, Emilia J Diego

Resident/Student Award Winners

Advanced Image Guided Breast Surgerythe Use of Oncoplastic Techniques Significantly Reduce Margin Positivity in Breast Conserving Surgery

Tolga Ozmen, Keren Braithwaite, Caroline I Ripat, Alicia Vinyard, Eli Avisar

Runner up

Carney's Complex: Multi-modality Breast Imaging Findings

Drs. Arthy Saravanan, Hemi Dua


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