in 2014 leading latin american cancer experts
13 Mar 2017
In 2014, leading Latin American cancer experts from the BIG network met in Porto Alegre, Brazil, to analyse the clinical research situation in Latin America, with a focus on breast cancer.
The specialists investigate how they could optimise collaboration between themselves and internationally and draw up a plan of action.
Medical journalist Jenny Bryan discusses the topic with participants of the 2014 BIG Latin Retreat as well as with other opinion leaders in the field trying to understand from various angles the challenges faced and the opportunities.
Dr Màrcio Debiasi shares his experience in the first Clinical Research Management Training Programme for young oncologists organised by BIG, together with the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) and the Latin America Cooperative Oncology Group (LACOG).
Finally, Fernanda Schwyter presents Projeto CURA: an innovative and creative initiative from LACOG aiming to raise awareness and support cancer research in the Latin American region.
Read more in the latest BIG Research in Focus newsletter that explores cancer clinical research in Latin America through the eyes of local and international experts.
BIG Research in Focus is a twice a year publication, focusing on a specific topic related to breast cancer research and published by BIG, the largest global research network dedicated solely to breast cancer.
BIG encompasses 55 member groups worldwide, which are breast cancer focused collaborative research groups or data centres.
The communication agency Page in extremis has designed and produced the periodical in close collaboration with the BIG’s Communication team.
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