Breast cancer: current activities and future directions

23 May 2013

All breast cancer researchers are invited to attend a Breast Cancer Special Interest Group (BCSIG) Seminar.

Prof David Currow, CEO Cancer Institute NSW, will give the keynote address and willexplore"research priorities for changing outcomes".

Speakers from the BCSIG's broad themes will then discuss their current research:

  • Prof Peter Lay -"New breast cancer diagnostics and the potential of anti-metastatic ruthenium drugs in the treatment and prevention of breast cancer metastases"
  • Prof Kate White -"The impact of a breast cancer diagnosis onwomen and their families: the what, why, who and how of evidence based support"
  • Ms Pauline Soh -"Does trying to predict radiologic clinical performance using laboratory experiments serve any purpose?
  • Dr Robin Turner -"Does pre-operative MRI reduce risk of local recurrence for women with breast cancer? Evidence from an individual person meta-analysis"
  • Ms Sally Crossing -"Involving Consumers in your Research - why, how and when"

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There will also be opportunities for multidisciplinary dialogue followed by a light supper.

Registration is free, but essential Wednesday, 15 May 2013.

Time: 4.30pm - 6.30pm (light supper from 6.30pm)

Location: New Law School Lecture Theatre 026

Cost: Free but registration essential

Contact: Merilyn Heuschkel

Email: 5b30060636371f4a03173c1c363d39135b18170a3c3c204a1c064f01055219