Public Release:  An invitation to Europe's largest forum on breast cancer

The 9th European Breast Cancer Conference

ECCO-the European CanCer Organisation

What is EBCC?

The most exciting breast cancer conference in Europe, it is the only one that involves all the major players in breast cancer. The conference encourages interaction and collaboration between clinicians, scientists and patients in a partnership of equals to talk not just about scientific advances, but also the ethical, social, political, and practical issues associated with caring for patients with breast cancer. EBCC-9 is expected to attract around 5000 delegates from around 90 countries worldwide.

The conference covers the entire spectrum of breast cancer and highlights what is new across fields as diverse as:

  • the impact of lifestyle on breast cancer
  • gene profiling and treatment of disease
  • breast cancer in young women
  • breast cancer screening
  • epidemiology and outcomes in breast cancer
  • breast cancer genetics

Press conferences:

There will be press conferences on:

Wednesday March 19, at 17.30 hrs
Thursday March 20 at 10.30 hrs
Friday March 21 at 10.30 hrs


To find details of the programme:

Visit the EBCC-9 web site:

Free media registration - on provision of bona fide press credentials

We welcome the media to EBCC-9. All sessions are open to journalists and registration is free to bona fide journalists on presentation of official press credentials. A media centre with computers, printing, photocopying and free local and international telephone facilities and internet connections will be available. NB: the official conference language is English.

To register now: Register on the web site:

If you wish to book accommodation, booking agents details can be found on:

Further information:

More details will follow in the second media alert in February. Meanwhile, for further information (media only) please contact:

EBCC-9 Media Consultants, Mary Rice and Emma Mason

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