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Medicine Grand Rounds
TOPIC: “Metformin For The Treatment of Breast Ductal Carcinoma in Situ ”
SPEAKER:Dr. Sao Jiralerspong
LOCATION: UAHS 5403 (LIVE) and Banner-UMC-SC 3030 (Video Conferenced)
About the Speaker
Dr. Jiralerspong is a physician-scientist who earned his M.D. at Baylor College of Medicine and Ph.D. in chemistry at Rice University, studying natural products biosynthesis and cell metabolism. He completed medicine residency at Boston University School of Medicine, postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University, and oncology fellowship at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He was previously an Assistant Professor of Medicine and an attending physician in the Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine. He is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Section of Breast Medical Oncology at the University of Arizona Cancer Center. Dr. Jiralerspong is recognized for his research on metabolism in breast cancer, with presentations at national oncology meetings in obesity in breast cancer, and the role of the highly promising diabetes drug metformin in the treatment of breast cancer. He has published his research in high-impact journals such as the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Breast Cancer Research, PNAS, and Nature.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.
1.Diagnose a variety of internal medicine illnesses
2.Understand more clearly advances in therapy
3.Become truly professional physicians
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