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15 February 2017

15th St. Gallen International Breast Cancer Conference Interview with the conference’s founder Prof. Hans Joerg Senn

In about one month the 15th edition of the St. Gallen International Breast Cancer Conference will take place in Vienna, Austria. Held every …Read more

09 February 2017

Pre-IMPAKT Training Course 2017: Impressions of Ambassador Fabrice André

As the Early Registration deadline for the Pre-IMPAKT Training Course rapidly approaches, the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) c…Read more

08 February 2017

Laura van ‘t Veer and Emiel Rutgers win European Cancer Organisation (ECCO) Clinical Research Award

The Breast International Group (BIG) would like to congratulate Professor Laura van ‘t Veer, a world renowned Molecular Biologist, Professor…Read more

06 February 2017

Breast Cancer Now Catalyst Programme Grants

The Breast Cancer Now Catalyst Programme will bring together Europe’s leading breast cancer researchers and the world’s leading pharmaceutic…Read more

02 February 2017

4 February 2017: the world unites to raise cancer awareness

The 4th of February is World Cancer Day, a global campaign that takes place every year with the primary object of getting as many people as …Read more

04 January 2017

Pre-IMPAKT 2017 Training Course: Translational Research in Breast Cancer

On the 3 and 4 May 2017, the Pre-IMPAKT Training Course will be taking place. This course is organised and designed for early to mid-caree…Read more

22 December 2016

Latin American early-career oncologists in Belgium for in-depth training on global clinical research management

From October 13th to November 10th 2016, three early-career medical oncologists and one radiation oncologist from Latin American academic re…Read more

02 December 2016

4th Edition of The Designers’ Christmas Trees : 180 000 Euros raised by the arts and gastronomy in support of BIG Against Breast Cancer

On the 24 November 2016, The Hotel. Brussels played host to an evening of fine dining and fun. Indeed, the gala-dinner was punctuated by the…Read more

30 November 2016

Share your research and submit your abstract for IMPAKT Breast Cancer Conference 2017

IMPAKT 2017 will be hosted by the Breast International Group (BIG) and ESMO, in collaboration with a multidisciplinary alliance of European …Read more

16 November 2016

Fourth Belgian edition of The Designers’ Christmas Trees

This 24 November 2016 will be marked by the 4th Belgian edition of “The Designers’ Christmas Tree” gala and auction held at The Hotel in Bru…Read more

15 November 2016

World renowned oncologist Professor Umberto Veronesi has passed away

World renowned oncologist and founder of the European CanCer Organisation, Professor Umberto Veronesi, passed away at the age of 90 in his h…Read more

09 November 2016

IMPAKT Breast Cancer Conference 2017: abstract submission is now open

ESMO and BIG invite you to submit your abstract for the IMPAKT 2017 Breast Cancer Conference, taking place in Brussels from 4 May till 6 May…Read more

22 October 2016

US and EU join efforts to accelerate progress in immunotherapies: interview with Prof. Hortobagyi

For more than ten years now BIG and the North American Breast Cancer Group (NABCG) have been meeting annually and in topic-specific working …Read more

21 October 2016

Immunotherapy for breast cancer: what does the future hold?

Checkpoint inhibitors make headlines with promising new data in cancer treatment on an almost daily basis, especially in melanoma and lung c…Read more

20 October 2016

3rd week of October = Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week

Because of the rarity of male breast cancer, which accounts for less than 1% of all breast cancers diagnosed worldwide and for 1% of all can…Read more

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