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Breast Cancer in Young Women (2nd advanced course)

Not eligible for ESCO credits

14.05.2007  -  15.05.2007

London, United Kingdom


Breast cancer


In recent years, the presence in breast oncology clinics of women in their 20s and 30s has become almost routine, to an extent that demands special focus on issues relating to their diagnosis and management.
Research suggests that most young women world wide know nothing about the lifestyle habits that can influence breast cancer risk. Alcohol, lack of exercise or being overweight are important among a list of risk factors that will be discussed in this programme.
In this two-day course for clinicians, international experts will present up-to-theminute approaches in a spectrum of topics including
- Imaging the young breast
- Surgery, including SNB and breast reconstruction
- Systemic treatment - new drugs, new applications
- Developments in radiotherapy
- Fertility
- Breast cancer and pregnancy
- Management of high risk families
- Nutrition and lifstyle

A complete session devoted to psychology and breast cancer will explore
- The psychological impact on the patient and those close to her
- Living with breast cancer - the patient's perspective
- Managing bad news - insights from the doctor and the patient

Interaction with faculty is positively encouraged and there will be ample time allocated to discussion.

General information

The Sir William Wells Atrium 
Royal Free Hospital
Pond Street
London NW3 - United Kingdom


Organising Secretariat
Francesca Marangoni
European School of Oncology
Via del Bollo, 4
20123 Milan – Italy
Tel: +39 02 85464525 – Fax: +39 02 85464545
E-mail: teaching@esoncology.org


Official Language
The official language of the course will be English. No simultaneous translation will be provided. 
We have applied for UK CPD points.
All participants will be issued with a certificate of attendance at the end of the course.


The badge is the only official evidence of registration and should be worn at all times during the course. Loss of badge means loss of registration.


The organisers bear no responsibility for untoward events in connection with, before, during and after the course. Participants are strongly advised to take out their own personal and travel insurance coverage.


There will be a strict limit of 120 places for this course and in view of our previous experience of heavy demand, early registration is strongly recommended in order to avoid disappointment.


Please activity_note that on-site registration does not guarantee availability of places and course material.