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24 May 2017

BIG trials to be highlighted at ASCO 2017

The annual ASCO meeting will be taking place from 2to 6 June 2017 and will gather over 30, 000 oncology professionals from all corners of th…Read more

05 April 2017

POSITIVE (IBCSG 48-14/BIG 8-13) – More than 100 patients already enrolled

The international and purely academic POSITIVE study has already recruited more than 100 patients from 113 activated hospitals and cancer ce…Read more

22 March 2017

LORELEI: recruitment finished ahead of schedule and results expected soon

The LORELEI study finished its recruitment three months ahead of schedule, enrolling a total of 334 patients from 103 hospitals worldwide. T…Read more

10 March 2017

Dr. Giuseppe Curigliano to receive the first “ESO Umberto Veronesi Memorial Award” during 15th St. Gallen International Breast Cancer Conference

Dr. Giuseppe Curigliano, a member of the Breast International Group (BIG), to receive the “ESO Umberto Veronesi Memorial Award” during 15th …Read more

10 March 2017

Dr. Martine Piccart to receive the “2017 St. Gallen International Breast Cancer Award” on 15 March 2017

The Breast International Group (BIG) is proud to announce that its Co-founder and Chair, Dr. Martine Piccart, will receive the “2017 St. Gal…Read more

09 March 2017

Breast cancer research in Latin America: challenges, progress and future opportunities

The latest BIG Research in Focus newsletter is out and explores cancer clinical research in Latin America through the eyes of local and inte…Read more

02 March 2017

Phase III APHINITY study shows Roche’s Perjeta® regimen helped people with an aggressive type of early breast cancer live longer without their disease returning compared to Herceptin® and chemotherapy

Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), the Breast International Group (BIG), Breast European Adjuvant Study Team (BrEAST) and Frontier Science …Read more

15 February 2017

15th St. Gallen International Breast Cancer Conference Interview with the conference’s founder Prof. Hans Joerg Senn

In about one month the 15th edition of the St. Gallen International Breast Cancer Conference will take place in Vienna, Austria. Held every …Read more

09 February 2017

Pre-IMPAKT Training Course 2017: Impressions of Ambassador Fabrice André

As the Early Registration deadline for the Pre-IMPAKT Training Course rapidly approaches, the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) c…Read more

08 February 2017

Laura van ‘t Veer and Emiel Rutgers win European Cancer Organisation (ECCO) Clinical Research Award

The Breast International Group (BIG) would like to congratulate Professor Laura van ‘t Veer, a world renowned Molecular Biologist, Professor…Read more

02 February 2017

4 February 2017: the world unites to raise cancer awareness

The 4th of February is World Cancer Day, a global campaign that takes place every year with the primary object of getting as many people as …Read more

04 January 2017

Pre-IMPAKT 2017 Training Course: Translational Research in Breast Cancer

On the 3 and 4 May 2017, the Pre-IMPAKT Training Course will be taking place. This course is organised and designed for early to mid-caree…Read more

22 December 2016

Latin American early-career oncologists in Belgium for in-depth training on global clinical research management

From October 13th to November 10th 2016, three early-career medical oncologists and one radiation oncologist from Latin American academic re…Read more

02 December 2016

4th Edition of The Designers’ Christmas Trees : 180 000 Euros raised by the arts and gastronomy in support of BIG Against Breast Cancer

On the 24 November 2016, The Hotel. Brussels played host to an evening of fine dining and fun. Indeed, the gala-dinner was punctuated by the…Read more

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