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OVERVIEW
The 1st ECCO Policy Workshop on Multidisciplinary Cancer Care aims to shape the policy environment at European and national levels to improve quality of cancer care across Europe and decrease inequalities in cancer outcomes.

This Workshop is an educational initiative resulting from ECCO’s work on the Essential Requirements for Quality Cancer Care and resolutions adapted during the ECCO 2018 European Cancer Summit in September 2018.

ECCO is grateful to the European School of Oncology (ESO) for its dedication and financial support for the Workshop.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
• EU and national/regional government officials
• Elected policy makers in the healthcare sector
• Representatives of ECCO Member Societies
• Healthcare providers including hospitals, cancer centres and oncology departments
• Patient organisations including patient advocates
• Education providers
• Health NGOs
• Healthcare insurance providers and other payer organisations
• Regulatory professionals
• All stakeholders interested in the improvement of quality cancer care

Faculty

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS
Prof Peter Naredi, ECCO Past-President
Dr Alberto Costa, European School of Oncology (ESO)
Prof Philip Poortmans, ECCO President
Dr Ian Banks, ECCO Patient Advisory Committee
Elke Anklam, European Commission Belgium
Dr Tit Albreht, National Institute of Public Health Slovenia
Prof Thierry Philip, Organisation of European Cancer Institutes (OECI)
Geoffrey Henning, Europacolon
Prof Geerard Beets, European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)
Dr William Allum, European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)
Dr Sylvie Bonvalot, European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)
Prof Piotr Rutkowski, European Organisation for Research andTreatment of Cancer (EORTC)
Dr Laura Biganzoli, European Society of Breast Cancer Specialists (EUSOMA)
Prof Maurizio Brausi, European Association of Urology (EAU)
Dr Matti Aapro, European School of Oncology (ESO)
Prof Francoise Meunier, European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC)

General information

ORGANISING SECRETARIAT
European CanCer Organisation (ECCO)
Agnese Abolina
Avenue. E. Mounier 83
B-1200 Brussels
Tel +32 2 775 02 01
Fax +32 2 775 02 00
Direct phone +32 2 775 02 14
www.ecco-org.eu

VENUE
University Foundation
Room Félicien Cattier
Rue d'Egmont 11
1000 Brussels
Belgium

Registration

REGISTRATION
The Workshop will welcome expert speakers to debate and elaborate on:

• What is quality cancer care
• EU overview on quality cancer care
• How do we measure and evaluate quality cancer care
• Challenges in implementation of quality cancer care

Registration to the Workshop is free of charge, but mandatory (maximum of 85 participants, first-come first-served basis). Register early to secure your space.


Programme

31 October

 9:30   Registration
10:00   Welcome and introductory remarks
Prof Peter Naredi, European CanCer Organisation (ECCO)
Dr Alberto Costa, European School of Oncology (ESO)
10:15   What is quality cancer care from a patient’s perspective?
Dr Ian Banks, ECCO Patient Advisory Committee
10:30   Who delivers quality cancer care: The multidisciplinary team?
Prof Philip Poortmans, European CanCer Organisation (ECCO)
10:45   EU overview on quality cancer care
Dr Elke Anklam, Joint Research Center, European Union
11:00   The contribution of national level to quality cancer care in Europe: The example of Innovative Partnership for Action Against Cancer (iPAAC)
Dr Tit Albreht, National Institute of Public Health, Slovenia
11:15   Coffee break
11:30   How do we measure and evaluate quality cancer care?
Prof Thierry Philip, Organisation of European Cancer Institutes (OECI)
11:45   How do we know if quality cancer care is being achieved?
Geoffrey Henning, EuropaColon
12:00   Panel discussion on challenges in implementation of quality cancer care
Moderators:
Prof Philip Poortmans, European CanCer Organisation (ECCO)
Dr Alberto Costa, European School of Oncology (ESO)
Panelists:
Prof Geerard Beets, European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO): Colorectal cancer
Dr William Allum, European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO): Oesophageal and gastric cancers
Dr Sylvie Bonvalot, European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO): Soft tissue sarcoma
Prof Piotr Rutkowski, European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC): Melanoma
Prof Laura Biganzoli, European Society of Breast Cancer Specialists (EUSOMA): Breast cancer
Prof Maurizio Brausi, European Association of Urology (EAU): Prostate cancer
Dr Matti Aapro, European School of Oncology (ESO): Lung cancer
13:00   Lunch (Buffet)
14:00   Integration of cancer care: The essential requirements
Dr Tit Albreht, National Institute of Public Health, Slovenia
14:20   Quality in cancer care
Dr Alberto Costa, European School of Oncology (ESO)
14:40   Survivorship: The next frontier of cancer care improvement
Prof Françoise Meunier, European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC)
15:00   Q&A
15:15   Summary and Conclusions
Prof Philip Poortmans, European CanCer Organisation (ECCO)
Dr Alberto Costa, European School of Oncology (ESO)

 

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