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DF/HCC Breast Cancer Symposium

We invite you and members of your laboratory or clinical unit to attend the sixth annual Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center breast cancer symposium

Friday, March 6, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

Harvard Club (374 Commonwealth Ave), Boston

RSVP's are required by 5pm, Thurs, February 26

The symposium will provide an opportunity for DF/HCC breast cancer researchers to present and discuss their research.  Symposium includes:

  • Presentation on Breast Cancer Stem Cells and Malignant Progression by Robert A. Weinberg, PhD
  • Sessions on Risk, Prevention, and Early Diagnosis; Cell Biology; Genetics and Genomics; and Clinical Research
  • Poster displays of DF/HCC core facilities

The symposium is offered without charge to all DF/HCC breast cancer researchers and is made possible by support provided by the DFCI Women's Cancers Program.  Advance registration is required and includes the program, continental breakfast, lunch, and monograph of DF/HCC breast cancer '09 abstracts. Seating is limited, and RSVP's are required by Thursday, February 26, 5pm.  If you plan to attend, please confirm your attendance to pandrade@partners.org so that we can plan accordingly. Parking is available for $20 in the Harvard Club lot, and the Club is accessible by public transportation and the M2 MASCO shuttle. For directions or other Club information, see www.harvardclub.com.   An agenda and a list of abstracts is attached. We look forward to having you join us. Please share this email with your post-docs and junior faculty and encourage them to attend. You are also welcome to forward the names of attendees from your unit or laboratory to Paula Andrade at email above.

Dirk Iglehart, MD       
Director, DFHCC Breast Program                

Nadine Tung, MD and Paula Ryan, MD, PhD
Symposium Co-Leaders