Radioactive Seed Localization for Breast Surgery


Educational Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize advantages of a radioactive seed localized surgical procedure
  • Begin to implement a breast radioactive seed localization program at participants’ institutions
  • Understand how to perform radioactive seed placement, radioactive seed localized breast surgery, and radioactive seed tracking.


This course is directed towards radiologists, surgeons, pathologists, medical physicists, radiation safety officers, radiologic technologists, and pathology assistants.

Additional Information

See brochure for additional information, including the complete scientific agenda. 


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The AMA has determined that physicians not licensed in the United States but who participate in this CME activity are eligible for 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

On 4/18/16, this course qualified for 3.5 SAM credits. The American Board of Radiology has determined that this course meets the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification Program. 

An application for 3.5 Category A Credits has been filed with the ASRT. 

Accommodation and Travel Information

To make your conference experience much easier, please see the following links for hotel accommodations and information on traveling to and from the course:

Date & Time(s)


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Rockefeller Research Laboratories
415 East 67th Street
New York, NY 10065


For more information, contact


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Registration Details

Registration includes related hand-out materials, continental breakfast and refreshment breaks. Special meals are available upon request, including vegetarian, kosher, or gluten-free. Please let us know if we can assist you with any special dietary needs.

Cancellation Policy

If you register for an MSKCC CME symposium and need to cancel your registration, please let us know by email at Up until the day before the symposium, you can receive a refund of your registration fee minus a $65 processing fee.  At any time, you may substitute another registrant in your place after contacting the CME Office with the relevant information.


MSK Course Director

Kimberly N. Feigin MD
Associate Attending Radiologist

MSK Course Faculty

  • Janice S. Sung MD, Assistant Attending Radiologist
  • Lisa M. Sclafani MD, Attending Breast Surgeon and Chief of Surgery, Regional Networks
  • Melissa P. Murray DO, Assistant Attending Pathologist
  • Daniel Miodownik, Radiation Safety Physicist
  • Cynthia Thornton RT (R)(M), Technologist Supervisor, Interventional Breast Imaging
  • David Gorman, Business Manager, Department of Radiology