Presentations of the ESMO Magnitude of Clinical Benefit Scale

Since its publication in Annals fo Oncology, the ESMO Magnitude of Clinical Benefit Scale (ESMO-MCBS) has been presented on a number of occassions

December 2015

During an ESMO Asia 2015 Special Session, Resource constraints as a barrier to lung cancer management: Developing nations, C. Zielinski presented the ESMO Magnitude of Clinical Benefit Scale.

Watch C. Zielinski's presentation


September 2015

Elisabeth de Vries

Elisabeth de Vries presenting the ESMO Magnitude of Clinical Benefit Scale during the ESMO Society session at ECC 2015

The scale was presented at the ESMO Society Session (28 September) during the European Cancer Congress 2015 in Vienna, Austria. E.G. de Vries, Netherlands, presented the scale and A. Eniu, Romania explained how the scale is applied using the data from the ESMO Anti-Neoplastic Medicines Surveys.

Watch E. G. de Vries's presentation

Watch A. Eniu’s presentation

In addition, aspects of the ESMO-MCBS were highlighted and discussed during three further sessions at ECC 2015:

  • ESO Society Session: ‘Is innovation Affordable?’, 26 September: The ESMO initiative on affordable drugs, Speaker: M. Piccart (Belgium)
  • Oncopolicy Forum: Inequalities in Treatment Outcomes, 27 September: The Value of anticancer treatment, Speaker: E. G. de Vries (Netherlands)
  • Special Session: Evaluating Clinical Benefit of Cancer Drugs Across Tumours, 28 September: Chair: E.G. de Vries (Netherlands); Clinical Benefit scale: The European proposal, Speaker: M. Piccart (Belgium); Clinical Benefit scale: The challenge of fairness, Speaker: U. Dafni (Greece)

Webcasts of the above presentations can be accessed via the ECC 2015 website. Select 'webcasts' from the top menu.

May 2015

ESMO-MCBS presented at the ESMO/ASCO Joint Session (30 May) during ASCO 2015, Chicago

Future Presentations

World Cancer Congress 2016, Paris, France (31 October – 3 November 2016). The ESMO Magnitude of clinical benefit scale and the value of cancer care, E. G. de Vries (Netherlands)