BC Cancer Breast Screening 2018

BC Cancer Breast Screening 2018

Target Audience:

Radiologists, radiologist screeners, technologists, breast health specialists

Course Format: Plenary sessions in the morning, followed by separate breakout sessions for radiologists and technologists in the afternoon
  • Apr 7, 2018
Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport
8181 Cambie Road
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Onsite registration will be accepted!

The BC Cancer Breast Screening - an internationally recognized, well-organized and highly effective program - is pleased to announce its biennial educational forum will be held Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport, Richmond, BC. 

The BC Cancer Breast Screening is a highly successful conference for radiologists, physicians and surgeons, technologists and medical physicists concerned with breast imaging and interventional procedures of the breast. It also provides professional development and team building opportunities to affiliated radiologists, mammography technologists, and other interested medical professionals and researchers.


FRI APR 6 Friday Night at the Forum - Technologists ONLY

1800 Registration & Appetizers
1830 Welcome - Ms. Nancy Aldoff
1835 Personalized Breast Cancer Screening - Dr. Rasika Rajapakshe
1905 Artistry for Healing Breast Cancer Patients - Ms. Samantha Rae Carniato
1930 Tech of the Year, Long Term Service Awards - Ms. Nancy Aldoff & Ms. Amanda Hunter
2000 Are You Culturally Competent—or Just Racially Stereotyping? - Drs. Anita Parhar & Gurdeep Parhar
2045 Closing Remark
2100 Adjourn

SAT APR 7 BC Cancer Breast Screening 2018

0700 Continental Breakfast, Registration Opens 
0800 Welcoming Address - Dr. Colin Mar
0810 How 'Overdiagnosis' Has Been 'Overestimated' - Dr. Daniel Kopans
0905 Breast Density - Dr. Edward Sickles
1000 Break (30 mins)
1030 Program Update - Policy, Practice and Performance Review - Dr. Colin Mar & Ms. Janette Sam
1130 Panel discussion (Q&A) - All Morning Speakers
1200 Lunch
1300 Screening Mammography - Another Side to the Story - Dr. Wendie den Brok & Dr. Caroline Lohrisch
1350 Break

Radiologist Breakout
1410 DCIS - What is it and should we stop finding it? - Dr. Daniel Kopans
1500 Dr. Sickles Challenging Case Reviews - Dr. Edward Sickles
1630 Time for Evaluations; Conference Ends

Technologist Breakout
1410 Positioning Before and After Makeovers - Ms. Nancy Aldoff & Ms. Amanada Hunter
1500 Stress Management for the Technologist - Dr. Marita Schauch
1555 Time for Evaluations; Conference Ends

SUN APR 8 Breakfast Meeting

Chief Screeners Meeting

Key Speakers

Edward Sickles, MD, Professor Emeritus of Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of California at San Francisco School of  Medicine; Former Chief, Breast Imaging Section, University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA

Daniel Kopans, MD, F.A.C.R., F.S.B.I, Professor of Radiology Harvard Medical School, Founder – Breast Imaging Division – Massachusetts General Hospital


BC Cancer Breast Screening Radiologist Screener - Complimentary
BC Cancer Breast Screening Technologists - Complimentary
BC Cancer Staff - Complimentary
Physicians/Surgeons $225.00
Radiologists $225.00
Other Technologists - $145.00
UBC Residents (Proof Required) - Complimentary
BCIT Student (Technologist) - Complimentary

Cancellations and Refunds


Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport
8181 Cambie Road
Richmond  British Columbia  V6X 3X9

Hotel accommodations available at the SMPBC Forum venue. Boasting complimentary Wi-Fi and a heated indoor pool, the award-winning Radisson Vancouver Airport is easily reached from the Vancouver International Airport and the Canada Line Skytrain. 

Conference rates start at CDN $139/night

Book before Mar 5, 2018 and quote "Screening Mammo 2018" for conference rate. (Subject to availability)

T: 604.279.8384

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