Programme

13.30 Welcome Marian Harkin or Alojz Peterle MEP’s
13.35 Introduction on the role of patients and the importance of EPAD Francesco De Lorenzo, President European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) & Ken Mastris, Chairman Europa Uomo
13.45 The EAU and its recent action on PCa Chris Chapple, Secretary General European Association of Urology (EAU)
13.55 The European Commission’s response to the EAU’s White Paper on PCa and developments at EU level on PCa Vytenis Andriukaitis, EU Commissioner of Health and Food Safety
14.10 Prevention of Prostate Cancer Bertrand Tombal, President of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC)
14.20 The role of civil society in health promotion and prevention campaigns on PCa Lydia Makaroff, director European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC)
14.30 Guidelines on PCa screening Nicolas Mottet, Chairman EAU PCa Guidelines Panel
14.40 PCa screening from a patient perspective Paul Enders, Europa Uomo and member EAU PCa Guidelines Panel
14.50 Recent developments in early diagnosis for PCa Jochen Walz , Chair EAU Section on Urological Imaging (ESUI)
15.00 Prevention and early detection of Prostate Cancer Vitaly Smelov, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), World Health Organisation (WHO)
15.10 Coffee break
15.25 Key treatment options and costs associated Dominik Berthold, European School of Oncology (ESO)
15.35 The role of the nurse in the Prostate Cancer patient journey Lawrence Drudge-Coates, European Association of Urology Nurses (EAUN)
15.45 Addressing inequalities in access to care for PCa in Europe Ian Banks, President European Men’s Health Forum (EMHF)
15.55 Will the new Joint Action include PCa? Cancon’s vision Tit Albreht, Coordinator EU Joint Action on Cancer Control (Cancon)
16.10 How EU funds have benefited research into PCa and future plans for FP9 Jan-Willem Van de Loo, DG Research and Innovation (EC)
16.25 The role of personalised medicine in PCa Denis Horgan, Executive Director European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM)
16.35 What can be achieved by using Big Data in PCa James N’Dow, Chairman EAU Guidelines Office
16.45 Call to action for EU Institutions; the view from the EAU and the European Parliament Marian Harkin or Aloyz Peterle, MEP’s; and Hein Van Poppel, Adjunct Secretary General EAU
17.00 Networking drink

 

 

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