Wednesday,  May 9,  2018
WELCOME and INTRODUCTION

  07:10 - 08:10

REGISTRATION and CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

  08:10 - 08:15

Welcome and Introduction to the Day’s Programme

Laura Hayes, Chair, Organizing Committee

  08:15 - 08:20

Introduction of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Foundation

Harley Eisman, MD, Co-President of the Foundation

  08:20 - 08:25

HBOC Movie

SESSION 1

CHAIR: Nora Wong

  08:25 - 08:30

Introductions

  08:30 - 09:05

New Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment

Mark Robson, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA

  09:05 - 09:40

PARP Inhibitors: Targeted Therapy for Personalized Medicine

Marc Zarenda, AstraZeneca Canada, Mississauga, ON, Canada

  09:40 - 09:55

Question Period

BREAK

09:55 - 10:25  

SESSION 2:

CHAIR: Lynn Macrae

  10:25 - 10:30

Introductions

  10:30 - 11:05

Oral Contraceptives and Hormone Therapy: The Benefits for Young BRCA1/2 Carriers

Jennifer Blake, MD, The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada

  11:05 - 11:40

Current State of Insurance Practices and Genetic Discrimination in Canada Related to Gene Carriers

Yann Joly, PhD, McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada

  11:40 - 11:55

Question Period

LUNCH

11:55 - 13:15  

SESSION 3:

CHAIR: Laura Hayes

  13:15 - 13:20

Introductions

  13:20 - 13:50

Mates & Dates: Communicating with Partners and Potential Partners about Cancer Risk

Karen Hurley, PhD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA

  13:50 - 14:20

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD): Options for BRCA 1/2 Carriers

Michael Alper, MD, Boston IVF, Boston, MA, USA

  14:20 - 14:50

Pregnancy After Oophorectomy: One Patient's Story

Karen Harrington, MD, Montréal, QC, Canada

  14:50 - 15:05

Question Period

CLOSING

  15:05 - 15:10

Closing Remarks and Explanation of “Show & Tell” and “Meet the Experts” Activities

Laura Hayes, Chair, Organizing Committee

  15:10 - 16:00

Choice of “Show & Tell” Meet and Greet or “Meet the Experts”