FAMILIAL ASPECTS OF CANCER RESEARCH _ PRACTICE by yaohongm

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									                            FAMILIAL ASPECTS OF CANCER:  
                             RESEARCH & PRACTICE ­ 2011

                                   FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT

                            Australian Breast Cancer Family Study
                         Australasian Colorectal Cancer Family Study
                               Australian Ovarian Cancer Study 
                      Family Cancer Clinics of Australia and New Zealand 
                                           kConFab

                                 22nd ­ 26th  August 2011
         Mantra on Salt Beach, Kingscliff, NSW www.mantraonsaltbeach.com.au



Tuesday 23rd August:                                       Wednesday 24th – Friday 26th 
Family Cancer Clinic Day.                                  August: 
                                                           Combined clinical  & scientific 
* Rare Cancers                                             meeting.
* Colorectal Cancer                                        * Colorectal, melanoma, breast & 
* Ovarian Cancer                                           ovarian susceptibly genes, SNPs & 
* A review of the FCCs work flow: managing                 associated targeted therapies
mutation carriers, models of care, research                * Mechanism of acquired resistance in 
updates.                                                   breast & ovarian cancer
                                                           * Pathology and familial aspects of 
                                                           cancer
A satellite meeting on Predicting mutation                 * Cancer risk prediction and 
carriers and risk: from theory to practice will            prevention
be held on Monday 22nd August.                             * Psychosocial research updates
More details will be provided in the New Year.


                            Confirmed International Speakers:

 John Burn, Institute of Human Genetics, Newcastle­Upon­Tyne & National Institute of Health 
                        Research, UK Lead Clinician NHS North East, UK
                                  Stephen Chanock, NIH, USA
                              David Goldgar, Utah University, USA
                        Nina Hallowell, The University of Edinburgh, UK
                           Hani Gabra, Imperial College, London, UK

              Other international speakers will be confirmed in early 2011
              A combination of day registration will be available

								
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