Umberto Veronesi Umberto Veronesi Our aim is to bring together scientists, surgeons, oncologists, radiotherapists, pathologists, nuclear medicine physicians, nurses and, of course, women from Europe and Asia to defeat breast cancer by:

- promoting scientific research on and increase awareness of breast diseases; to disseminate information in Europe and Asia on methods for preventing, diagnosing and treating breast cancer.

- making proposals to National Health Authorities that aim at reducing the incidence of breast cancer and deaths due to breast cancer, in Eurasia.

Such proposals will include the setting up of study programmes and specialization courses in the field of breast diseases.