Breast Health Global Initiative

Global Summit Series

Collaborators during a Global Summit working meeting focused on developing guidelines for supportive care and quality of life.

Summary of Past Global Summits and Guidelines Publications 

Five successful biennial Global Summits produced innovative tools for developing nations in the form of clinical Guidelines for International Breast Health and Cancer Control to effectively detect, diagnose and treat breast cancer in LMCs. 

All guidelines publications are available in the Library.

Dates & Location

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Published Outcomes

Publishing Journal (peer reviewed) & Publication Date

Global Summit Consensus Conference on International Breast Health Care October 2-4, 2002 - Seattle, Washington

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Health Care Disparities "International Breast Health Care: Guidelines for Countries with Limited Health Care Resources"

THE BREAST JOURNAL: Volume 9, Number 2 May/June 2003 Supplement

Global Summit Consensus Conference on International Breast Health January 12-15, 2005 - Bethesda, Maryland

U.S. National Cancer Institute

Resource Stratification "Guidelines for International Breast Health and Cancer Control"

THE BREAST JOURNAL: Volume 12, Number 1 January/February 2006 Supplement

Global Summit on International Breast Health Care - Implementation June 9-11, 2007 - Budapest, Hungary

Host organization: American Society of Clincial Oncology

Guideline Implementation "Guidelines for International Breast Health and Cancer Control - Implementation"

CANCER: Volume 113/Issue 8 October 15, 2008

Global Summit on International Breast Health: Optimizing Healthcare Delivery June 9-11, 2010

Latin American & Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology (SLACOM)

Optimizing Healthcare Delivery "Global Breast Health Care: Optimizing Delivery in Low- and Middle-Resource Countries

LANCET ONCOLOGY, 2011; THE BREAST 2011

Global Summit on International Breast Health: Supportive Care and Quality of Life October 3-5, 2012

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of the United Nations Programme of Action for Cancer (PACT)

Supportive Care and Quality of Life “Guidelines for International Breast Health and Cancer Control: Supportive Care and Quality of Life”

THE BREAST, October 2013