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ESMO 2012 Congress: A path for medical oncology innovations
Date:6/13/2012

estions, including inherited cancers, and European screening guidelines

  • Public policy:
    • The need for harmonization of the approval process and reimbursement systems of new oncology drugs in Europe
    • Cost effectiveness and clinical trials: a new paradigm?
    • The role of cancer registries in support of planning and assessing population based oncology outcomes

  • First presentation of the findings of the International Collaborative Project on the availability and accessibility of opioids for the management of cancer pain

  • Four keynote lectures: for the first time oriented towards transversal topics, reaching beyond individual disease types, providing a topline picture of the evolution of cancer knowledge and cancer care

  • Controversy sessions: six lively and thought-provoking discussions on particularly hot topics based on latest research results

  • ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines sessions: open discussions on individual cases to share the best of cancer care based on newly released and updated standards

  • ESMO Designated Centers of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care announced as centers of excellence for patient care in Europe

  • ESMO Award, Hamilton Fairley Award, ESMO Lifetime Achievement Award and Georges Math Award recipients announced, to recognize prominent oncologists who have made outstanding contributions to the development of oncology and are internationally renowned for their achievements in cancer science and clinical / laboratory research

  • "2084": An inspirational and provocative play in three acts addressing the obstacles to conducting clinical research in the ever-evolving field of oncology
    "I think you're forgetting something, the authors of that trial never got prospective consent for this test to be used on archival patient's material."
    "How could they? The assay was only described two years ago!"
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  • Contact: Thomas Balasso
    media@esmo.org
    European Society for Medical Oncology
    Source:Eurekalert

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