Surviving Breast Cancer – The Scope of the Problem

May 17, 2022


Currently there are 3.5 million Breast Cancer Survivors who are adjusting to physical and psychosocial changes after cancer treatment. Cancer treatment can cause side effects such as bone loss and pelvic floor disorder, infertility, pain and neuropathy, and premature menopause.
It is important for clinicians to be able to treat and help manage these side effects so that patients achieve a quality of life and discover a new normal after cancer treatment. 

Target Audience

Internists, family practitioners, gynecologists, and oncologists.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe and manage side effects of breast cancer treatment.
  • Outline treatment options for breast cancer survivors with pelvic floor disorder.

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Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    City of Hope is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
    City of Hope designates this Surviving Breast Cancer – The Scope of the Problem for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ requirements. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 0.50 Attendance
Activity opens: 
05/17/2021
Activity expires: 
05/17/2022
Event starts: 
05/17/2022 - 11:59pm
Event ends: 
05/17/2022 - 11:59pm
Parent activity set: 
City of Hope ~ Internet

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT: City of Hope is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION: City of Hope designates this enduring for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

The following credit type(s) are being offered for this course:

 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™  0.5

The following may apply AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for license renewal:

Registered Nurses: Nurses may report up to 0.5 credit hours toward the continuing education requirements for license renewal by their state Board of Registered Nurses (BRN). AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may be noted on the license renewal application in lieu of a BRN provider number.

Physician Assistants: The National Commission on Certification of Physicians Assistants states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ accredited courses are acceptable for CME requirements for recertification.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    City of Hope is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
    City of Hope designates this Surviving Breast Cancer – The Scope of the Problem for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ requirements. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 0.50 Attendance
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