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Guidelines for International Breast Health and Cancer Control –

Supportive Care and Quality of Life

October 3-5, 2012 (following ESMO Congress)

Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria


Convened by the Breast Health Global Initiative (BHGI) alliance of organizations in cooperation with the

United Nations (UN) International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT)

Join us in Vienna for a unique event for the international health community to enhance knowledge and understanding of complex multidisciplinary issues of Supportive Care and Quality of Life” for breast cancer patients in medically underserved regions worldwide and network with other experts in this highly diverse, emergent field of healthcare.

Consensus Groups will analyze how healthcare resources can be organized to improve palliative 
outcomes, integrating new supportive care and QOL services within existing infrastructures.

Wednesday, October 3rd  

Consensus Working Group

Day 1:   Survivorship &

            Follow-up Care

Thursday, October 4th  

Consensus Working Group

Day 2:  Treatment-related

           Supportive care

Friday, October 5th  

Consensus Working Group

Day 3:   End-of-Life &

            Palliative Care

The Summit, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the BHGI alliance, will result in publication of the first consensus, evidence-based, economically stratified Supportive Care and QOL guidelines as essential medical tools. The daily agenda of international presentations, discussions, and professional networking will connect national and international organizations and experts from around the world.

Who should attend: Government and NGO professionals, international agencies, civil society and private sector, breast health providers, leading researchers, palliative care experts, healthcare policymakers, oncology nurses, reproductive healthcare providers, health educators, advocates and others with interests in Supportive Care and QOL  inunderserved regions

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