Archived Summer School: Session 4- Implementing PROs in Clinical Practice II

Dr. Nelson is a plastic surgeon at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center who specializes in breast reconstruction, complex oncologic reconstruction, and abdominal wall hernia. He leads MSKCC’s BREAST-Q program. His research focuses on patient-reported outcomes after reconstruction, particularly breast reconstruction.

Dr. Koppert is associate professor surgical oncology at the Erasmus MC Rotterdam. In 2014, she established the multidisciplinary Academic Breast Cancer Center, a center of excellence for hereditary breast cancer. Her main clinical focus is on breast cancer in young women, BRCA1/2 gene mutation carriers and complex breast cancers. Her major research interests are quality of breast cancer surgery, prediction of outcome and Value Based Healthcare.

Dr. Jonas Nelson will share the implementation of routine PROM collection in breast reconstruction at MSK. The BREAST-Q has been part of routine clinical care at MSKCC for over 10 years.  Dr. Nelson will focus on the lessons learned, compliance and future directions of the BREAST-Q PROM. Dr. Linetta Koppert’s talk will review the integration of PROMs at the Academic Breast Cancer Center at Erasmus MC and using PROMs data for patient-centered decision making.