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3rd Edition of International Cancer Conference

2019 23 Sep

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34th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®

2017 09 Mar

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19th SIS World Congress on Breast Healthcare 2016

2016 05 May

The Society (Société Internationale de Sénologie) was founded in 1976 by Dr. Charles-Marie Gross, father of the modern breast imaging and forger of the concept of senology. The SIS promotes educational activities through courses of our International School of Senology, international congresses, with our main event – the SIS world congress in Senology... Read more

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10th European Breast Cancer Conference

2016 09 Mar

The European Breast Cancer Conference in 2016 (EBCC-10) will take place in the context of very tangible advances that have been made for patients in recent years. These advances have been largely achieved through the successful application of a multidisciplinary approach in the treatment and care of breast cancer.  EBCC is proud to have played its... Read more

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Treatment of Elderly Cancer Patients

2015 06 Oct

Results from the largest international comparison of the treatment of elderly patients with breast cancer show that significant differences exist in the use of surgery, hormone therapy and chemotherapy between European countries. The European Registration of Cancer Care (EURECCA) study compared the treatment of elderly patients (70 years... Read more

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Hypofractionated Whole Breast Irradiation Underused

2014 17 Dec

According to a study published in JAMA, most breast cancer patients do not receive radiation treatment that is shorter in duration and less costly, despite guidelines endorsing their use. The study was released at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (TX, USA).   Breast cancer accounts for the largest portion of national expenditures on cancer... Read more

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Canadian study: Annual Screening Does Not Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths

2014 13 Feb

According to a new Canadian study published on the website of the British Medical Journal, yearly breast screening of women aged 40-59 does not reduce mortality from breast cancer beyond that of physical examination or usual care.  In addition, screening resulted in over-diagnosis (22%), representing one over-diagnosed breast cancer for every... Read more

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World Cancer Day: Why it’s Crucial to Debunk Cancer Myths

2014 04 Feb

Cancer Myths: Why it’s Crucial to Debunk Them With one third of all cancer cases being potentially preventable, it’s very important to know the signs and symptoms of cancer  4th February 2014 is World Cancer Day, an opportunity for the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to raise one voice in improving general knowledge surrounding... Read more

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Alternative Target for Breast Cancer Drugs

2013 23 Jul

Scientists have identified higher levels of a receptor protein found on the surface of human breast tumour cells that may serve as a new drug target for the treatment of breast cancer. The results, which are published in EMBO Molecular Medicine, show that elevated levels of the protein Ret, which is short for “Rearranged during transfection”, are associated... Read more