Date: June 4-8, 2002
Location: Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, BC, Canada
Web Site: www.brcancerconf.kos.net
Who Should Attend: Survivors, health care professionals, scientists, physicians, advocates, environmental professionals, educators, journalists, government representatives
Topics: Wide spectrum of topics including primary prevention, treatment, new developments in detection, role of the environment in breast cancer, issues of access, support and education, advocacy.
Registration Info: Registration package available late summer 2001 at www.brcancerconf.kos.net.
Jul 31, 2014 - A three week course of radiation treatment may be as effective as six weeks or more in patients with early-stage breast cancer, according to research presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, held from Nov. 1 to 5 in Chicago. In a related study presented at the meeting, adding radiation to the internal mammary lymph nodes does not improve survival in patients with early-stage breast cancer.