We are pleased to announce that ECPC is preparing a series of 5 webinars for the European Week Against Cancer together with the European Parliamentary Intergroup “Challenge Cancer” and Cancer Complications and Comorbidities Initiative Members. These online events presented in form of webinars, will take place from Tuesday 25th May to Monday 31st of May 2021 with various experts invited to speak and reflect their thoughts about cancer related topics.
These webinars aim to present various issues surrounding Cancer Complications and Comorbidities, to ensure that they are addressed in the implementation of the Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan, and to further pursue recognition of these comorbidities, increase awareness on relevant stakeholders and the public. During the first webinar, on Tuesday 25th of May Cancer Complications and Comorbidities Initiative Members will also be launching a White Paper titled: The impact of cancer-related comorbidities on patient treatment, treatment efficacy, survivorship, and quality of life.
Don’t miss this opportunity and register for these events!
Please note that an individual registration is required for each webinar.
White Paper Launch: Tackling cancer-related complications and comorbidities
This webinar will address various issues surrounding cancer-related cardiovascular complications and CAT/VTE including cardioprotective strategies, impact of CAT/VTE, thromboprophylaxis, cardio-oncology, and obesity.
Opening & welcome- Charis Girvalaki, ECPC
Tip and Tricks in Cardiovascular care in cancer patients – Riccardo Asteggiano, ESC
CAT/VTE and Cardiovascular Complications: The policy makers perspective –Nicolás González Casares, MEP and BECA committee member
The impact of obesity in cancer progression, treatment efficacy and toxicity and recurrence – Jennifer Lyn Baker, EASO
Cancer-associated thrombosis- Current challenges and future perspectives– Barry Kevane, UCD/Conway Sphere
The effectiveness and safety of thromboprophylaxis in cancer patients – Anna Falanga, ETHA
Patient story – Joanne Campbell, Thrombosis Ireland
This webinar will present issues around prevention, screening, and early detection, such as cost-effectiveness of early detection, tobacco use, alcohol abuse, physical activity, etc.
Opening & welcome – Hendrik Van Poppel, EAU / Antonella Cardone ECPC
Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan and the implementation of sustainable cancer prevention strategies – Cristian-Silviu Busoi, Member of the European Parliament
Implementation of Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan: seizing the momentum – Wendy Yared, ECL
Cost-effectiveness of cancer early detection for certain cancer types in older ages – Hendrik Van Poppel, EAU
Ending tobacco use for beating cancer – Cornel Radu Loghin, ENSP
The cancer risk associated with alcohol – how many cigarettes are there in a bottle of wine? – Nick Sheron, EASL
Sendentarism and Cancer – Ana Abreu, ESC
This event will be moderated by Hendrik Van Poppel and Antonella Cardone
ACHIEVE – Associations Collaborating on Hepatitis to Immunize and Eliminate the Virus in Europe BECA – Special Committee on Beating Cancer of the European Parliament E.C.O – European Cancer Organisation EASO – European Association for the Study of Obesity EASL – European Association for the Study of the Liver EAU – European Association of Urology ECL – Association of European Cancer Leagues ECPC – European Cancer Patient Coalition EFAD – European Federation of the Associations of Dietitians ELPA – European Liver Patients Association ENHA – European Nutrition for Health Alliance ENSP – European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention ENVI – European Parliament’s Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety ESC – European Society of Cardiology ESOP – European Society of Oncology Pharmacy ESPEN – European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism ESSO – European Society of Surgical Oncology ETHA – European Thrombosis and Haemostasis Alliance SIOG – International Society of Geriatric Oncology UCD – University College Dublin
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