The European Cancer Congress 2015

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Patient advocacy in scientific tracks

General Track

Monday 28 September: 17:00-18:30
Scientific Symposium: Making Survivor Care Evidence Based for the Growing Number of Survivors: Patients at the Forefront of Their own Survivorship Care
Co-Chair: Sarper Diler (Turkey – Myeloma Patients Europe)

Monday 28 September: 13:00-14:30
Roundtable: Oncology Drug Development in the Era of Genomic Sequencing
Panellist: Jolanta Gore-Booth (UK- EuropaColon)


Breast Cancer – Early Disease and Advanced Disease Track

Monday 28 September: 11:30-12:30
Debate: This House Believes that Mammographic Screening Should Be Discontinued
Speaker: Bettina Borish (Switzerland – Europa Donna)


Clinical Trial Designs and Regulatory Affairs Track

Monday 28 September: 15:15-16:15
Special Session: Evaluating Clinical Benefit of Cancer Drugs across Tumours
The effect of CBS on patient care: The Patient’s perspective
Speaker: Kathy Oliver (UK – International Brain Tumour Alliance)

Tuesday 29 September: 09:00-10:30
Scientific Symposium: Bayesian, Adaptive and Rare Disease Designs
Co-Chair: Bettina Ryll (Sweden – Melanoma Patients Network Europe)


Oncology Nursing Track

Sunday 27 September: 11:30-12:30
Special Session: Living with and Beyond Cancer
The benefits of physical activity during cancer treatment: the patient perspective
Speaker: Neil Howie (UK – EuropaColon)


Young Oncologists Track

Saturday 26 September: 16:45-18:15
Scientific Symposium: Cancer Genetics for Oncologists- Issues in Clinical Practice
What do cancer patients understand about genetic testing?
Speaker: Jan Geissler (Germany – Leukemia Patient Advocates Foundation)

Sunday 27 September: 13:00-14:30
Workshop: How to Break Significant News
Speaker: Doris Schmitt (Germany – PATH biobank)


Paediatric Oncology Track

Monday 28 September: 09:15-10:45
Scientific Symposium: Empowering Survivors: The Survivorship Passport
Availability resources for Childhood Cancer Survivors in Europe
Speaker: Sabine Karner (Austria – Childhood Cancer International)