The European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) is pleased to invite you to a workshop to further the debate on holistic cancer care and new modalities in cancer treatment. Using Immuno-Oncology as a working example, the workshop participants will try to identify the pertaining unmet needs in cancer care, the challenges with regard to access to new treatment modalities and discuss potential solutions. Participants from the policy, scientific and patient world will explore avenues for policy adaptation with a view to ensuring long term survival and quality of life for cancer patients. Please check below the updated programme.

Venue: Altiero Spinelli, A5G1, European Parliament

Date: 5 December 2013

Time: from 16:30-18:00

Event hosted by Philippe de Backer MEP in partnership with the European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC)

Confirmed speakers include:

Jana Pelouchova, Secretary, ECPC

Dr Rolf A Stahel, Co-Chair, Scientific Committee, ESMO Congress (video message)

Prof Wim van Harten, President, Organisation of the European Cancer Institutes (OECI)

Prof Winald Gerritsen, Prof Tumorimmunotherapy, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands

Dr Francisco Ventura Ramos, Chairman, Board of the Portuguese Institute of Oncology

R.S.V.P. by 27 November. Due to the room capacity, registration to this event will be done on first come first served basis

Programme of the workshop