Save the Date!
The 16th Annual Breast Cancer Conference will be held on Friday, October 4, 2013 at the Sheraton Conference Center in Burlington, Vermont. Registration will begin this July!
Women older than 40 should discuss their risk factors for developing breast cancer with their primary care provider and tailor their screening according to their risk and personal preferences. Women who are younger than 40 and have risk factors for breast cancer should discuss these risk factors with their health care provider to determine whether screening mammograms are appropriate for them and how often to have them.
Over 120 physicians and scientists at the Vermont Cancer Center at the University of Vermont and Fletcher Allen Health Care are engaged in a full range of basic, translational, clinical, and outcomes research that seeks to uncover new knowledge and understanding about cancer and the issues that affect people with the disease. Highlighted here are a few current research projects led by VCC members.
The Vermont Cancer Center will host this year the Research Poster Session at the Breast Cancer Conference. University of Vermont Undergraduates, Master's Students, Medical Students, Pre-docs and Post-docs are invited to present posters on breast cancer-related research. This important event brings education and support to breast cancer survivors. As a researcher you will have the opportunity to meet with cancer survivors and introduce your research.