What does the future hold for breast cancer?

Event Date:
01 October 2019 17:00

Register now for our patient, carer, family and friends event on Tuesday 1 October 2019.

What does the future hold for breast cancer?

An evening of the latest clinical research innovations in breast cancer and what this means for prevention, treatment and care.

Date: Tuesday 1 October 2019

Time: 17:00 - 20:00

Location: The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton   -   (Lecture Theatre at  The Institute of Cancer Research, Brookes Lawley Building, 15 Cotswold Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5NG)

Join us at our open evening to:

  • Meet our world-leading clinicians and researchers
  • Learn about breast cancer, and your health and care
  • Discover new approaches and treatments being developed
  • Ask your questions, share your thoughts, shape future research

A buffet and drinks reception will be available after the event, alongside the opportunity to visit our charity and information stands.


17:00 Registration
17:20 Welcome and overview of breast cancer research at the BRC. 
Professor Mitch Dowsett
17:30 What is happening to improve our understanding of breast cancer risk?
Dr Minouk Schoemaker
17:40 What is happening to reduce the risk of breast cancer? 
Miss Katherine Krupa, Dr Rebekah Law, Carol Pitches
17:50  What are the latest therapy options for early breast cancer? 
Dr Alistair Ring, Dr Navita Somaiah
18:00 Comfort break
18:20 What are the latest therapy options for advanced breast cancer? 
Professor Stephen Johnston
18:30 What are liquid biopsies and how might they change practice? 
Dr Maria Coakley
18:40 The importance of hope and options: a patient perspective
Carol Pitches
18:50 Panel Q&A
Chaired by Professor Mitch Dowsett
19:10 Reception and networking


To attend you must register and receive confirmation. Places are limited so please register early. For more information, and to register, please get in touch:

  • Telephone: Lisa on 0203 186 5408 or Suzan on 0203 186 5409

  • Email: [email protected]