PREVENT Meets Primary Endpoint: A Detailed Look at the Practice-Changing Results and Real-World Experience with Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema Prevention

Moderated by:
Dr. Pat Whitworth, Director, Nashville Breast Center

Faculty:
Dr. Beth DuPree, Breast Surgeon
Dr. Manpreet Kohli, Director of Breast Surgery, Monmouth Medical Center
Dr. Chirag Shah, Co-Director Comprehensive Breast Program, Director of Breast Cancer Radiation Oncology and Director of Clinical Research, Department of Radiation Oncology, Cleveland Clinic

Tuesday, March 22, 2022
6:30pm ET

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PREVENT, the largest randomized clinical trial to assess lymphedema prevention, met its primary endpoint. Join our panel of experts as they debate the recently published results and implications for the future of breast cancer care. Topics covered will include the importance of early lymphedema detection and intervention, supporting clinical evidence, and real-world experience with clinical implementation. Discover how providing your patients with a lymphedema prevention program provides optimal patient care and can positively impact your practice.

Education Objectives:

  • Understand the latest evidence from the PREVENT trial
  • Discover the benefits of identifying and treating lymphedema at the subclinical stage
  • Learn the best practices and economics for implementing a lymphedema prevention program

This webinar is supported by ImpediMed through a marketing grant. It is not part of the official American Society of Breast Surgeons online program and no AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ have been assigned to them by the ASBrS.

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Faculty

Dr. Pat Whitworth
Director, Nashville Breast Center

Dr. Pat Whithworth

Pat Whitworth, MD has served as vice chair for breast research for the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group and chairman of the board for the American Society of Breast Surgeons.

Education & Training:

  • Medical School, University of Tennessee College of Medicine
  • Residency, General Surgery, University of Louisville
  • Fellowship, Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dr. Beth DuPree
Breast Surgeon

Dr. Beth DuPree

Beth DuPree, MD, FACS, ABOIM, is a keynote speaker at many national events and is often featured in live tele-surgeries and WebEx online video conferencing to educate physicians and healthcare professionals on cutting edge breast care issues. She has traveled throughout the United States and globally to train countless physicians in breast surgical oncology techniques. Her numerous honors include the Clara Barton Humanitarian Award from the American Red Cross for her ongoing contributions to the treatment of breast cancer. She was selected by her peers for Philadelphia Magazine’s TOP DOCS in Surgery in 2016 and 2017. She serves on the advisory board for Breastcancer.org and often hosts live chats and pod casts on current breast cancer issues. Her first book, “The Healing Consciousness: A Doctor’s Journey to Healing,” was released in 2006 to excellent reviews by well-known experts in the women’s health field.

Education & Training:

  • Medical School, Hahnemann University
  • Residency, General Surgery, Albert Einstein Medical Center

Dr. Manpreet Kohli
Director of Breast Surgery, Monmouth Medical Center

Dr Manpreet Kohli

Manpreet K. Kohli, MD, FACS is the Director of Breast Surgery for Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, New Jersey. Her professional memberships include: The American Society of Breast Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, Association of Women Surgeons, and American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Kohli‘s clinical interests are nipple sparing mastectomy, lymphedema prevention, and survivorship. She built the regions first MagTrace program, Paxman scalp cooling program, and was first in New Jersey to become certified in “Hidden Scar” surgery. She is the breast program leader of the region’s finest multidisciplinary team who strive to provide the highest level of comprehensive and compassionate breast care.

Education & Training:

  • Medical School, Kasturba Medical College Manipal
  • Residency, General Surgery, Monmouth Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Breast Surgical Oncology, Mount Sinai’s St Luke’s Roosevelt & Beth Israel Medical Center

Dr. Chirag Shah, Co-Director Comprehensive Breast Program, Director of Breast Cancer Radiation Oncology and Director of Clinical Research, Department of Radiation Oncology, Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Chirag Shah, Director of Breast Cancer Radiation Oncology, Cleveland Clinic

Chirag Shah, MD received his bachelor’s degree from Youngstown State University and his Medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University. He completed his internship, and residency at William Beaumont Hospital from 2007 to 2012 and joined the Cleveland Clinic Staff in 2015 where he is an associate professor in the department of radiation oncology.

Dr. Shah serves as a reviewer for various medical journals and is a member of various medical societies. His primary research interests are breast cancer, sarcoma, and innovative radiation treatment schedules as well as lymphedema. He has participated in numerous in-house, pharmaceutical and cooperative group trials.

Education & Training:

  • Medical School, Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • Residency, Radiation Oncology, William Beaumont Hospital
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