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An invitation to Europe's largest forum on breast cancer

The 10th European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC-10) Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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-10 is expected to attract around 4500 delegates from around 80 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

    * breast cancer screening and treatment

    * epidemiology and outcomes in breast cancer

    * breast cancer genetics

Press conferences:

There will be press conferences on:

Wednesday March 9, at 09.00 hrs (in English) at 10.15 hrs (in Dutch)

Thursday March 10, at 09.00 hrs (in English)

To find details of the programme:

Visit the EBCC-10 web site: http://www.ecco-org.eu/Events/EBCC10/Scientific-Programme

Free media registration - on provision of bona fide press credentials

We welcome the media to EBCC-10. 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.

Register now at: http://www.ecco-org.eu/EBCC10Media

If you wish to book accommodation, booking agents' details can be found on: http://www.ecco-org.eu/Events/EBCC10/Accommodation

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