Refresher Courses: Breast

RC 1202 - Minimally invasive treatment for breast lesions

March 4, 08:00 - 09:00 CET

RC 1202-1
5 min
Chairperson's introduction
Alexandra Athanasiou, Athens / Greece
RC 1202-2
15 min
Benign lesions: is there a role?
Mercedes Torres-Tabanera, Madrid / Spain
1. To revise the indications for the percutaneous treatment of benign breast lesions.
2. To analyse the technical aspects required to perform the procedure in an effective and safe way.
3. To discuss the limitations and potential complications.
RC 1202-3
15 min
B3 lesions: can we avoid surgery?
1. To review the current indications for vacuum-assisted biopsy in lesions with a high underestimation potential.
2. To discuss the possible role of MRI as an adjunct imaging technique in order to ensure successful percutaneous excision.
3. To review the results of the management of B3 lesions with vacuum-assisted biopsy.
RC 1202-4
15 min
Is surgery always the answer to managing breast cancers?
Nisha Sharma, Leeds / UK
1. To review the current technologies available for the treatment of breast cancers.
2. To provide an overview of imaging trials currently in progress.
3. To understand the benefits and limitations of imaging versus conventional surgery in treating breast cancers.
RC 1202-5
10 min
Panel discussion: Image-guided treatments: the time is now

Moderators

Moderator

Alexandra Athanasiou

Athens, Greece

Speakers

Presenter

Alexandra Athanasiou

Athens, Greece

Presenter

Mercedes Torres-Tabanera

Madrid, Spain

Presenter

Nisha Sharma

Leeds, United Kingdom