Third International Symposium on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (BRCA2009)

Venue: Centre Mont-Royal

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Event Date/Time: Oct 14, 2009 End Date/Time: Oct 16, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Jul 01, 2009
Report as Spam


We are pleased to announce that the Third International Symposium on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer - BRCA: Fifteen Years of Progress will be held October 14-16, 2009, at the Centre Mont-Royal, a state-of-the-art facility conveniently located in the heart of downtown Montreal, Canada.

Hosted by the Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Foundation and the Program in Cancer Genetics at McGill University, the Symposium will again offer an exciting and innovative program for clinical researchers, genetic counselors, and primary care providers.

Some of the finest researchers and world-renowned experts from Canada, the USA and Europe will present stimulating lectures on topics such as :

• BRCA1/2 mutations, variants and databases
• Pathology of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer
• Basic research with clinical implications
• Management of BRCA1/2-related breast and ovarian cancer
• Psychological issues in BRCA1/2 patients and their families
• Controversial issues in BRCA1/2 testing
• Going beyond BRCA1/2: the family of breast cancer genes
• Genome-wide association studies

For the first time, we are issuing a Call for Abstracts for poster presentations and offering awards. The abstracts will be published in Current Oncology, the only peer-reviewed journal covering Canadian oncologic practice. Current Oncology is indexed in PubMed, Embase, Crossref, Science Citation and Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition.

Check the Symposium Web site - - for further information and to add your name to the mailing list to receive the Symposium brochure.

BRCA Symposium Secretariat
Tel: +1-450-292-3456, ext. 227/228
Fax: +1-450-292-3453


2200 Mansfield Street

Additional Information

Early bird rates - $300 CDN to $550 CDN