Welcome to EBCSS 2021

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Please note that EBCSS 2021 is not hosted at this website 

The organisers of EBCSS are proud to bring you two new events in 2021:
26th February 2021 - Endocrine Therapy training day for health care professionals
27th February 2021 - The 2nd Edinburgh Breast Cancer Special Symposium
Delivered online at our virtual conference centre



Click here to register for the Endocrine Therapy Training Day and EBCSS 2021





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26th Feb 2021
Training Day - Endocrine therapy management of breast cancer
(Training day for health care providers only)
EBCSS 2021 Conference - Talks from leading breast cancer scientists, clinicians and surgeons
27th Feb 2021
Organising Committee:
​Professor Mike Dixon OBE, Dr Arran Turnbull
Professor David Cameron, Dr Olga Oikonomidou, Dr Simon Vincent, Mr Jay Kulkarni, Dr Carlos Martinez-Perez, Dr James Meehan,
Dr Mark Gray, Ms Charlene Kay, Ms Monica McGill

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  • Breast surgery

  • Radiotherapy

  • The tumour microenvironment

  • Genomics of endocrine therapy resistance

  • Triple negative breast cancer 

  • Immunotherapy

  • Special clinical update sessions on: 

    • Novel SERDs 

    • CDK4/6 Inhibitors

    • HER2-targeted agents

Also included:
  • Poster sessions
  • Exhibitor halls
  • Networking opportunities
  • Sponsored lunch-time symposia
  • Digital event programme
  • Stream all talks on-demand for up to 30-days
  • Live Q&A sessions
  • Attendance certificate
Speakers: see below


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Endocrine Therapy Training Day

For health care providers only

This event is not open to medical students


  • Hormones, hormone receptors and breast cancer

  • Assessment of hormone receptor status

  • Neoadjuvant endocrine therapy

  • Endocrine therapy for breast cancer in pre/post-menopausal women

  • Drugs, drug classes and mechanisms of action

  • Side effects and how to manage

  • Drug combinations with endocrine therapy including CDK4/6 Inhibitors

  • Resistance to endocrine therapy

  • Endocrine therapy use in advanced breast cancer

  • Endocrine therapy for male breast cancer

  • HRT, birth control and breast cancer

Also included:
  • Exhibitor hall
  • Networking opportunities
  • Sponsored symposia
  • Digital event programme and workbook
  • Stream all talks on-demand for up to 30-days
  • Live Q&A sessions
  • Attendance certificate
Speakers: see below

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Prof Mike Dixon
University of Edinburgh
Prof David Cameron
University of Edinburgh
Prof Charles Perou
University of North Carolina
Prof Mitch Dowsett
Institute of Cancer Research London
Prof Matt Ellis
Baylor College of Medicine
Prof Peter Schmid
CRUK Barts Centre
Prof Bob Clarke
Hormel Institute
Prof Ian Kunkler
University of Edinburgh
Dr Olga Oikonomidou
University of Edinburgh
Prof Val Speirs
University of Aberdeen
Mr Douglas MacMillan
Nottingham Breast Institute
Prof E Mittendorf
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Prof Jeff Pollard
University of Edinburgh
Prof Lisa Carey
University of North Carolina
Mr Dhananjay Kulkarni
Edinburgh Breast Unit
University of Edinburgh
Dr Walid Khaled
Cambridge University
Prof Murray Brunt
Keele University
Prof Val Brunton
University of Edinburgh
Dr Peter Hall
University of Edinburgh
Mr Richard Sainsbury
London Breast Clinic
Dr Arran Turnbull
University of Edinburgh
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Virtual Conference Centre

How it works

1. Register now



2. Prior to the event you will receive your personalised login, via email, for our virtual conference centre

3. Login via any smart device and customise your user profile

4. Access the recordings and posters for up to 30-days after the event


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EBCSS Sponsors

Our events has been solely organised by the EBCSS committee, with no involvement from the sponsors

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Edinburgh Breast Cancer Special Symposium 2022

February 2022

Our international breast cancer conference will return in February 2022 


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