47th World Congress of Surgery 2017 - Basel, Switzerland, 13-17 August 2017

BSI COURSE - GENETICS OF BREAST CANCER: A PRACTICAL UPDATE

A Breast Cancer Genetics Course will be organized by Breast Surgery International (BSI) in conjunction with WCS 2017. Separate registration will be required for participation. A certificate will be given at the end of the course.

Course facilitators: C.H. Yip, Malaysia; O. Ung, Australia; S.H. Meterissian, Canada; A. Kwong, Hong Kong SAR; N.A. Taib, Malaysia
Date: Sunday, 13 August 2017 - 08:30-16:30
Venue: Basel Convention Center
Course Fee: CHF 100.00 (lunch included)

PROGRAM

08:30 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
  S.H. Meterissian, Canada
   
08:40 EPIDEMIOLOGY: HOW MUCH OF BREAST CANCER CAN BE PREVENTED?
  C.H. Yip, Malaysia
   
09:00 GENETIC CONTRIBUTION TO BREAST CANCER
  A. Kwong, Hong Kong SAR
   
09:20 WHO SHOULD BE REFERRED FOR GENETIC COUNSELING AND TESTING
  G. Evans, UK
   
09:40 MULTIGENE PANELS AND THEIR IMPACT ON GENETIC TESTING
  R. Morant, Switzerland
   
10:00 DISCUSSION
  Moderator: R. Morant, Switzerland
   
10:30 TEA BREAK
   
11:00 RISK MANAGEMENT: SURGERY, CHEMOPREVENTION AND SURVEILLANCE
  G. Evans, UK
   
11:30 PROPHYLACTIC MASTECTOMY AND RECONSTRUCTION
  C. Tausch, Switzerland
   
12:00 DISCUSSION
  Moderator: S.H. Meterissian, Canada
   
12:30 LUNCH
   
13:30 IS TREATMENT FOCUSED GENETIC TESTING JUSTIFIED?
  S.H. Meterissian, Canada
   
13:50 BARRIERS TO GENETIC TESTING
  N.A. Mohd Taib, Malaysia
   
14:10 SETTING UP A RISK MANAGEMENT CLINIC
  O.A. Ung, Australia
   
14:30 DISCUSSION
  Moderator: O.A. Ung, Australia
   
15:00 MDT
  Moderator: G. Evans, UK
Panelists: A. Kwong, Hong Kong SAR; N.A. Mohd Taib, Malaysia; O.A. Ung, Australia;
S.H. Meterissian, Canada; C. Tausch, Switzerland; R. Morant, Switzerland
(Case presentations and best practice around the world)
   
16:00 CLOSE