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Brazilian researchers are asking for funding for a study that is close to identifying the best course of preoperative treatment for breast cancer and which will have benefits for women around the world. The Projeto Cura Institute has launched a campaign for donations from the public: "Together we can be stronger than Cancer", which is aiming to raise enough funds to enable data to be processed for one year as part of a completely Brazilian-based piece of research into the sequences for the treatment of HER2-negative type breast cancer. The NeoSamba study is a randomized clinical trial, which is now in phase 3. It is examining a new sequence of treatment including neoadjuvant chemotherapy (before breast surgery) and intends to monitor the treatment of almost 500 women over three years. During ASCO, the conference of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, in 2018, Dr. José Bines, the principal investigator for the study, talked about the conclusion of Phase II of NeoSamba. The research was conducted by the National Cancer Institute (INCA) and it investigated the cases of 118 patients to assess whether changing the order of the drugs in the anthracyclines and taxane classes (some of the most commonly-used drugs for chemotherapy) would

O IBC Lisbon 2021 trata-se um evento com um programa científico internacional, com a duração de dois dias e que visa fornecer informações de última geração sobre o câncer de mama, fomentando o equilíbrio entre a investigação clínica, translacional e básica, bem como, proporcionar um fórum de interação, discussão e aprendizagem para médicos e farmacêuticos hospitalares e outros especialistas (profissionais de saúde e investigadores) com especial interesse no câncer de mama. Data: de 14/10/2021 a 15/10/2021Local: OnlineEndereço: Lisboa, PortugalInvestimento/Taxa de Inscrição: 350€ (IVA incluído)Inscrições:

Live Webinar, Saturday October 16th 10 renowned experts will discuss advances in the ESMO IN FOCUS LATAM 2021 Webinar and clinical challenges in Latin America. ESMO IN FOCUS is an Official ESMO program. The program will offer selected topics, including original presentations from the ESMO CONGRESS 2021. Renowned international speakers will select the most significant studies and comment on the main results with clinical impact. Relevant regional speakers will complement the presentation, demonstrating changes in clinical practice with updates to the treatment algorithm. Each section will feature a rich clinical discussion moderated by the program Chair and Co-Chair, complemented by questions from the participating audience. Register here to participate: Simultaneous translation: English/Spanish/Portuguese ESMO in Focus – Webinar LATAM 2021 is an officially licensed program of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), licensed exclusively by Springer Health do Brasil Ltda., sponsored by MSD in Latin America. © Copyright 2021 European Society for Medical Oncology. All rights reserved. This programme is made available in Latin America solely for educational and informational purposes and personal use only. Unauthorized reproduction is prohibited.