Forum on Breast Cancer

Forum on Breast Cancer

The power of science and the community

The Foundation’s Forum is one of the largest annual meetings in Quebec to learn about the major scientific and social advances in breast cancer.



In an open discussion format, twenty researchers, clinicians, and specialists will present their work regarding: nutrition, medical cannabis, novel treatments, important support resources for people affected and their caregivers, sexuality, fertility and even more.

 Open to the general public, you will:

  • Meet and greet with the experts;
  • Understand emerging advances in breast cancer research;
  • Take home useful tips and important resources;


WHEN: May 11, 2019

WHERE: Montreal Science Centre, 2 Rue de la Commune O, Montreal, QC H2Y 4B2

FOR WHO: Everyone

COST: $10 lunch included

*$10 additional cost for each "slow dating" workshop.
 *$10 additional cost for the shuttle


New this year


A bilingual Forum for 2019

For the 3rd edition, the Forum will offer free simultaneous translation to English due to the support of Canadian Heritage.



Forum for health professionals

The Foundation Forum is innovating and launching its first conference-evening exclusively designed for Quebec health professionals.

FORUM for health professionals 

8:00 a.m.  • Registration

8:30 a.m. •  Welcome and opening remarks

8:40 a.m. •  Get active with Myriam Filion, Kinesiologist specialized in oncology

8:55 a.m. •  Theme 1 : A Better Understanding of Risk Factors and Symptom Management

10:05 a.m. •  Cofee Break

10:10 a.m. •  Slow dating Workshops

10:50 a.m. •  Theme 2 : New Technologies in Breast Cancer Diagnosis

12:00 p.m. •  Lunch

13:05 p.m.  •  Get active with Myriam Filion, Kinesiologist specialized in oncology

13:20 p.m. •  Theme 3A : Rare and Aggessive Breast Cancer : How to Improve the Prognosis


13:20 p.m. •Theme 3B : Toolkit for Caregivers

14:30 p.m. •  Coffee Break

14:35 p.m. •  Slow dating Workshops

15:15 p.m. •  Theme 4 : Because life goes on...

16:25 p.m. •  Closing Conference : Caroline Allard


PROGRAM for the day


*The "slow dating" workshops: Meet our specialists in small groups during our "slow dating" workshops. These workshops will enable you to learn more about topics that affect you according to the theme selected when you registered. Choose which theme(s) that interest you today. Register now since spaces are limited.

Duration of each slow dating workshop: 30 minutes during breaks, between the conferences.

Select a maximum of one topic per time slot.


 Your Host 

The Forum will be hosted by Errol Duchaine, former journalist with Radio-Canada on the shows Enjeux et La Semaine Verte, among others, he’s also a famous speaker. He will be accompanied by Marie-Pier Cornellier, former journalist with TVA Nouvelles and is responsible for communications and press relations of the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation.



Special Guest

Host, author and columnist, Caroline Allard, will be the special guest of the day. This young mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in August, 2017. She will deliver a message of hope and optimism for the Forum's closing note.



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Partners and exhibitors

Do you want to be a partner or exhibitor of the Forum?

Contact us:
Emilie Loyer

Event Coordinator


Thank you for your support!

Donors of this campaign

Anonymous | 100.00$

C’est mon dixième anniversaire de rémission du cancer du sein. Merci pour...

Manon Demers | 30.00$

Mr. Vicky Reinoso | 10.00$

Anonymous | 20.00$