Challenges and Opportunities

The Sixth International Symposium on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer

May 10 - 13, 2016

Centre Mont-Royal, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Colleagues, clinicians and researchers from over 25 countries – for the sixth edition of this event which has come to be recognized as one of the leading international scientific conferences on hereditary cancer.


Eureka moments, stimulating exchanges and valuable networking opportunities with colleagues from across North America and abroad.


Practical insights to increase your understanding of the issues and to learn about new developments in BRCA 1/2 research and clinical care options.

Inspiring Speakers
Andrew Tutt
MB, ChB, PhD, MRCP, FRCR, The Breakthrough Toby Robins Breast Cancer Research Centre
London, United Kingdom
Francis Collins
MD, PhD, Director, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
Steven Narod
MD, FRCPC, Canada Research Chair in Breast Cancer, Women's College Research Institute/University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada/div>
Douglas Easton
PhD, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
David Bowtell
PhD, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Mark Robson
MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
What's been said...

‘My favorite conference - wonderful, inspiring, visionary, and academic, all at the same time’

‘Very helpful and empowering’

‘Great learning, meeting others of like commitment and interests’

Primary care physicians, specialist physicians, laboratory researchers, nurses and genetic counsellors
who are interested in furthering their knowledge in the field of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
  • BRCA biology and gene variants
  • BRCA-related ovarian cancer: origins, diagnosis and outcome
  • Prevention of HBOC
  • Panels for HBOC - The way forward
  • Plus many more...
Full-Day Conference for the General Public
Proffered Papers selected from abstracts
Poster Sessions
And much, much more...
Make Connections

Join with more than 400 colleagues and experts from North America, Europe and beyond

Mix and mingle with newfound colleagues and old friends.

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