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Forum - Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation

On Saturday June 3rd, the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation held its first Scientific Forum. The leading experts in medical and breast cancer research in Quebec met at Montreal's Maison symphonique to share their knowledge on the latest advances in their field.

 

Nathalie Tremblay, PDG de la Fondation au Forum 2017La foule attentive du Forum 2017 de la Fondation du cancer du sein du QuébecProgramme "La science votre alliée!"

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VIDEOS

Review four of our speakers in exclusive interviews on their conference themes.

   

 

 

Program (In French) (to download, click here)
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LA VIE APRÈS UN CANCER DU SEIN

Fatigue, recurring anxiety, cognitive impairment, body image, hormone therapy, pain / neuropathy and the benefits of physical activity: hear the opinion of our experts on the subject!

Dr. Geneviève Chaput, BA, MD, MA, Physician Treating at the Cedars Cancer Center and Head of the Cancer Care Program at McGill University Health Center
Dr. Marika Audet Lapointe, Psychologist / Neuropsychologist – PSYmedicis
Myriam Filion, Kinesiologist M.Sc., Oncology Specialist

 

 

LA RECHERCHE AU SERVICE DES PATIENTS

Our speakers reiterate the importance of clinical research in improving care and provide an overview of the most recent studies on breast cancer treatments.

Dr. Louise Provencher, Surgeon-Oncologist, CHU de Québec
Dr. Dominique Johnson, McPeak Sirois Group

 

 

LES GRANDES AVANCÉES SCIENTIFIQUES

Technology has a great role to play in the field of medicine; research on immunotherapy, nanorobotics, and artificial intelligence is very promising, as the experts of this panel will testify.

Dr. Réjean Lapointe, Director of the Immuno-Oncology Laboratory - CRCHUM
Dr. Té Vuong, Radiation Oncologist - Director Division of Radiation Oncology - Jewish General Hospital
Dr. Jeffrey A. Goldstein, Watson Competence Center

 

 

LA PRÉVENTION DU CANCER AU QUOTIDIEN

How our lifestyle is decisive in reducing the risk of cancer. Dr. Béliveau addresses the topic of prevention by including healthy lifestyle habits to reduce our risk to breast cancer. This presentation is followed by a special interview with our spokesperson Mitsou Gélinas.

Richard Béliveau, Doctor in biochemistry, researcher specialized in cancerology and a successful author, followed by an interview with Mitsou Gélinas

 

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  • La Clinique Capillaire 
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  • Groupe de recherche Loiselle.Lab 
  • Ordre des technologues en imagerie médicale, en radio-oncologie et en électrophysiologie médicale du Québec 
  • La Fédération québécoise des massothérapeutes agrées
  • Réseau canadien du cancer du sein
  • Natrelle
  • La Fondation VIrage

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