Breast - Surgery & Oncology Updates

27th Aug 2020 6:00pm-8:30pm at Wakefield Hospital, Wellington

Join Dr Alexander Brown, General Surgeon, Dr Anna Nicholson, Radiation Oncologist, and Dr Carol Johnson, Radiation Oncologist for their Breast - Surgery and Oncology Update presentations

This CME is suitable for General Practitioners, social workers, and primary healthcare practitioners who may like to join.

Speakers:  Dr Alexander Brown, General Surgeon - Wakefield Hospital, Dr Anna Nicholson, Radiation Oncologist - Bowen Icon Cancer Centre, and Dr Carol Johnson, Radiation Oncologist - Bowen Icon Cancer Centre


  • Thursday 27 August

Venue: Wakefield Hospital, Boardroom, 30 Florence Street, Newtown, Wellington. 

Car parking is available when entering Wakefield Hospital from the main entrance in Florence Street. 


  • 6.00pm - 6.30pm - Networking and refreshments
  • 6.30pm - 8.00pm: Presentations and Q&A


  • Overview of breast surgery techniques and abbreviations, and remaining vigilant for secondary breast cancer
  • Topical oestrogens after breast cancer
  • Recent advancements in radiotherapy delivery 

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Improved understanding of breast cancer surgeries And oncoplastic techniques
  2. Improved awareness of secondary breast cancer symptoms
  3. Improved management of vaginal symptoms after breast cancer treatment
  4. Improved awareness of current radiation therapy.

    CPD: Up to 2 CME credit per session

    The “Breast - Surgery and Oncology Updates” session has been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and has been approved for up to 2 credits CME for General Practice Education Programme Stage (GPEP2) and Maintenance of Professional Standards (MOPS) purposes.

    To register your interest:

    You can do it online - please click here

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    or by fax to:04 381 8102.

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