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2010 - Optimizing Healthcare Delivery

Global Summit on International Breast Health: Optimizing Healthcare Delivery

June 9-11, 2010, Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, Chicago, Illinois

The BHGI 4th biennial “Global Summit on International Breast Health” was convened in association with the Latin American & Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology (SLACOM) and was endorsed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) with the goal of addressing breast health and cancer control, and "optimizing healthcare delivery in low- and middle-resource countries.

WELCOME  On behalf of the Breast Health Global Initiative (BHGI), it is our pleasure to extend an invitation to all interested in cancer control to participate in the BHGI 4th biennial “Global Summit on International Breast Health” on June 9 – 11, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois, convened in association with the Latin American & Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology (SLACOM). The summit in Chicago, endorsed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), is scheduled to follow ASCO’s annual meeting in Chicago to allow for participation by attendees of the ASCO.

The Summit will provide a unique event in the international health community.  We hope to see you in Chicago for another milestone Global Summit to address breast health and cancer control, and “optimizing healthcare delivery” in low- and middle-resource countries.

Summit Co-Chairs:

Benjamin O. Anderson, M.D.

Chair and Director

Breast Health Global Initiative

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Professor of Surgery & Joint Professor, Dept. of Global Health, University of Washington

Seattle, Washington 

Eduardo Cazap, M.D., Ph.D.

President

SLACOM-Latinamerican & Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology

President Elect

UICC-International Union Against Cancer

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Meeting Dates: June 9 – 11, 2010

The Venue: Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, Chicago, Illinois

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This program has the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s approval for quality of content. ASCO endorsement does not constitute medical advice. Health care providers should exercise their own independent medical judgment.