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Familial breast and ovarian cancer information day

As part of our Research Week Program, we are hosting an information day, for women at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer.

4 Sep 2021

Family breast cancer representatives

We welcome those living with gene mutations, their family members and support people, as well as those at high risk due to their family history but who do not carry a known gene mutation. Leading specialists and researchers will present the latest research findings, treatments and cancer risk-reducing options for those at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer.

Presentations

  • Breast reconstruction surgery
    Presenter: Dr Lip Teh
  • Update on the management of women at high risk of ovarian cancer
    Presenter: Dr Paul Cohen
  • Trimodal prehabilitation for people who are at high risk of breast cancer due to a gene mutation
    Presenter: Dr Caitlin Fox-Harding
  • Audience exercise session
    Presenter: Ms Christine Kudiarasu
  • It’s not (just) about the breast. The road less walked.
    Presenter: Ms Petrina Burnett
  • Update on kConFab and latest research (virtual Q&A session)
    Presenter: A/Prof Heather Thorne
  • Sex after risk reducing surgery for breast and ovarian cancer
    Presenter: Ms Helena Green
  • Update on the management of women at high risk of breast cancer 
    Presenter: Prof Christobel Saunders AO and Dr Helen Ballal
  • Life after risk reducing surgery for ovarian cancer and the role of HRT
    Presenter: Dr Lesley Ramage
  • Advances in the genetics of breast and ovarian cancer
    Presenter: A/Prof Nicholas Pachter
  • Personal story and overview of programs and support services
    Presenter: Pink Hope representative
  • Panel discussion and questions from the audience

Download the event program

Details

Date: Saturday 4 September 2021
Time: 8.00am registration, 8.30am - 3.00pm presentations and interactive Q&A session
Venue: Conference Centre Auditorium, St John of God Subiaco Hospital, 25 McCourt Street Subiaco
Cost: $25 per person

Complimentary parking, lunch and refreshments will be provided.

This event is kindly sponsored by Pink Hope

Book now at www.trybooking.com/BTEWD