If you are aware of any useful conference for patient advocates then please contact me via Jo@abcdiagnosis.co.uk and I will add these to the list below.

ecancer provide a searchable conference finder here—> http://ecancer.org/conference/calendar/2017.php

UK conferences
Link dates from international oncology meetings

UK Breast Cancer Research Symposium
Friday 22 – Saturday 23 July 2016
Two day conference bringing breast cancer research community together
Special rates for patients.

European conferences

Reach to Recovery International Breast Cancer Support Conference 2019 in Prague


USA conferences

ASCO Survivorship Conference  normally in January (survivor + caregiver reception held prior to the conference)

(Advocacy rate available but scholarships closed)

Personalized Medicine World Conference 2016 January

This conference is an interesting one every year.  Patients and the patient experience will be central themes along with immunotherapy and liquid biopsies. In the past couple of years, I’ve seen diagnostic testing companies dominate the booth spaces. A reduced rate available but not cheap ($450)

Young Survivor Coalition Summit March

(potential sponsorship opportunities)

Barcelona Breast Meeting and International Breast Cancer Coordinated Care Conference – March

Breast Imaging Symposium April

Patient Experience Conference April

International Symposium on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancers May

IMPAKT 2016 Breast Cancer Conference May

ASCO Annual Meeting – June