TITLE

Highlights from the Ninth European Breast Cancer Conference, Glasgow, 19-21 March 2014

AUTHOR(S)
Munzone, Elisabetta
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Ecancermedicalscience;2014, Vol. 8 Issue 413-446, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Proceeding
ABSTRACT
The Ninth European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC-9), one of the largest breast cancer conferences in the world, was held in Glasgow in March 2014, and brought together the voices of doctors, researchers, nurses, and patients. All the major breast cancer advocacy groups and institutions were united in one forum (Europa Donna, the EORTC Breast Cancer group, and EUSOMA). The Scientific Programme for EBCC-9 highlighted a holistic picture of breast cancer, including research, prevention, treatment, advocacy, and care. Participants were able to discover the most up-to-date developments and findings within the field for implementation into daily practice. Improvements in treatment, as well as enhanced access to care, underlie the sustained decreases in breast cancer mortality seen in 30 European countries from 1989 to 2010.
ACCESSION #
97255402

 

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