OPBC News August 2020

“The OPBC now consists of 561 members from 79 countries.” — www.oncoplasticbc.org
OPBC News August 2020

OPBC Publications

The OPBC article on Knowledge Gaps in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery hast just been published by the Lancet Oncology. Many thanks to all participants and contributors.

You can access the article free of charge until September 21st 2020 using the following url:

Reminder Patient Advocacy Group Activities

As a short reminder: Jane Shaw – the OPBC global patient advocacy lead – is personally undertaking a 900km+ cycle ride with 7000m+ vertical ascent, from the UK to the French Alps, with the aim of raising funds for the OPBC patient advisory subgroup work.

Please support her and share this link to her fundraising site throughout the Breast Cancer community. The bike trip can be followed on instagram at @phitforpurpose.

OPBC Event Promotion

Please contact Walter Weber (walter.weber@usb.ch) if you are an OPBC member and would like us to evaluate posting a conference or training course on the OPBC website.

September 3-5th 2020:
Master of Disaster, Essen, Germany
State of the art therapy and complication management in gynecologic oncology and breast cancer. Online participation free of charge.

September 9-12th 2020:
London Breast Meating, London, United Kingdom
Postponed to 11-12th February 2021

September 19-20th 2020:
Istanbul Reconstructive Breast Cancer Surgery (IREBS) Workshop, Istanbul, Turkey
Organized as virtual event

November 26-28th 2020:
Jornada Brasileira de Oncoplastia, São Paulo, Brazil 
Three days dedicated to breast reconstruction, including 1 day of life surgery. About 400 attendees last year. Language: Portuguese and English

November 27-28th 2020:
Comeet (Curitiba Oncoplastic Meeting), Curitiba, Brazil 
This unique and innovative meeting combines oncoplastic training in live models, real live surgeries, fresh anatomical pieces, and animal models (pigs). Inscriptions will be opened in September. Limited to 35 attendees a year. Language: Portuguese, English, Spanish and Italian

March 16th 2021:
Vienna Breast Surgery Day
Fifth iteration of the Vienna Breast Surgery Day. A breast meeting in the heart of Europe.