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ESMO Public Policy Track and Special Sessions

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Public Policy: Influencing cancer policy at the national, European, and global levels

ESMO Congress 2021 Public Policy Track Sessions

Discover the ESMO Congress 2021 Programme

Political initiatives and public policy impact medical oncologists in their daily practice as well as the treatment and care of cancer patients.

Join us and remain up to date on the latest public policy issues!

The Patient Advocacy Track sessions can be found here.

The ESMO Public Policy Track sessions are listed below.

Starting Thursday 16 September 2021 at 8:30 CEST:

On Demand Educational Sessions

Time

Session Title

Chair(s)

Location

On Demand

Prevention Strategies

José Maria Martin-Moreno

ESMO Congress Platform

On Demand

How does real-world evidence inform decision making for new drug funding?

Chris Booth

ESMO Congress Platform

On Demand

Beating cancer at the EU level: Influential policies changing the paradigm of the cancer (treatment) lifecycle

Solange Peters

ESMO Congress Platform

Tuesday 21 September 2021

Controversy session

Time

Session Title

Chair(s)

Location

13:30 – 14:05 CEST

Optimal timing of molecular tumour characterization: Is the earliest timing always the best?

Manju Sengar

Channel 6

Special session

Time

Session Title

Chair(s)

Location

15:05 – 16:05 CEST

WHO access to meaningful medicines

Elisabeth de Vries 

Channel 5

Virtual Meeting - 20-22 November 2020

Political initiatives and public policy impact medical oncologists in their daily practice as well as the treatment and care of cancer patients.

Join us and remain up to date on the latest public policy issues! 

The ESMO Public Policy sessions are listed below.

Friday, 20 November 2020

Time

Session Title

Chair(s)

Location

15:35-16:55
Singapore time (SGT)

Cancer policy in the Asia-Pacific region: How to successfully advocate for access to care and research

Rosa Giuliani

Channel 5

Sunday 22 November 2020

Time

Session Title

Chair(s)

Location

15:35-16:55
Singapore time (SGT)

Who can treat cancer patients? The status of medical oncology recognition in the Asia-Pacific region

Elene Mariamidze & Susie J. Stanway

Channel 4

Discover the ESMO Virtual Congress 2020 Programme

Dr. Rosa Giuliani, ESMO Director of Public Policy invites you to attend the ESMO Congress 2020 public policy sessions.

Virtual Meeting - SCIENCE: 19-21 September 2020 and EDUCATION: 16-18 October 2020

Political initiatives and public policy impact medical oncologists in their daily practice as well as the treatment and care of cancer patients.

Join us and remain up to date on the latest public policy issues! 

The Patient Advocacy Track sessions can be found here.

The ESMO Educational and Scientific Public Policy Track sessions are listed below.

Educational Weekend

Friday, 16 October 2020

Time

Session Title

Chair(s)

Location

10:30-11:50

Unleashing the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in oncology: Time to go from a conceptual dream to real actions

Michal Rosen-Zvi 

Channel 5

12:10-13:30

The WHO Report on Cancer: What cancer policies are missing in your country? (in collaboration with WHO)

Rosa Giuliani & André Ilbawi

Channel 5

16:10-17:30

Cancer prevention: Action time to say NO to tobacco

Solange Peters & Jose M. Martin-Moreno

Channel 5

Saturday, 17 October 2020

Time

Session Title

Chair(s)

Location

12:10-13:30

How to run clinical trials and survive your CRO

Steven Le Gouill & Jonas Bergh

Channel 4

16:10-17:30

Reshaping the model of evidence generation in the era of molecularly driven tissue-independent therapeutics

Irene Braña

Channel 5

Science Weekend (Access to a replay of the presentations below is available on the ESMO Virtual Congress 2020 Platform)

Friday, 18 September 2020

Time

Session Title

Chair(s)

Location

On demand

Mini Oral – Public Policy

William K. Evans, Aris Angelis, Tit Albreht

ESMO Virtual Congress Platform

Sunday, 20 September 2020

Time

Session Title

Chair(s)

Location

11:15-12:15

Cancer Policy: What it is and why you cannot work without it 

Rosa Giuliani & Solange Peters

Channel 1

Monday, 21 September 2020

Time

Session Title

Chair(s)

Location

11:15-12:15

Connecting the dots: The ESMO vision on the value of cancer medicines

Josep Tabernero & Elisabeth de Vries

Channel 1

14:25-16:05

Proffered Paper - Public Policy

Rosa Giuliani & Jose M. Martin-Moreno

Channel 2

27 September - 1 October 2019, Barcelona, Spain

Political initiatives and public policy impact medical oncologists in their daily practice as well as the treatment and care of cancer patients.

Join us and remain up to date on the latest public policy issues! Please find below a list of the ESMO 2019 Public Policy Track sessions.

Friday, 27 September 2019

Time

Session Title

Chair(s)

Location

14:00-15:30

The role of the medical oncologist in health policy: Using national cancer control plans to translate science into better patient care

Giuseppe Curigliano & José M. Martin-Moreno

Salamanca Auditorium (Hall 3)

14:00-15:30

Cytotoxic contamination in wards: Is it an occupational hazard?

Dirk Arnold & Klaus Meier

Toledo Auditorium (Hall 5)

16:00-17:30

Universal health coverage and cancer: What you and your country need to know

André Ilbawi & Fatima Cardoso

Salamanca Auditorium (Hall 3)

16:00-17:30

Biosimilars’ use in oncology: Clarifying concepts

Elisabeth de Vries

Valencia Auditorium (Hall 5)

Saturday, 28 September 2019 

Time

Session Title

Chair(s)

Location

08:30-10:00

Essential medicines, but not always available

Alex Eniu & Vlad Voiculescu

Leon Auditorium (Hall 3)

10:15-11:45

How can truly innovative drugs be available for all patients?

Elisabeth de Vries & Kiu Siang Tay

Leon Auditorium (Hall 3)

14:45-16:15

ESMO-MCBS: what have we learnt and how can we expand

Elisabeth de Vries & Nathan Cherny

Salamanca Auditorium (Hall 3)

16:30-18:00

Bedside rationing: To prescribe or not to prescribe?

Paolo G. Casali

Leon Auditorium (Hall 3)

Sunday, 29 September 2019 

Time

Session Title

Chair(s)

Location

08:30-10:00

Immunotherapies: A revolution in cancer treatment, but are they accessible for all patients?

Christian Blank & Bettina Ryll

Leon Auditorium (Hall 3)

10:15-11:45

Poster Discussion - Public policy

Ferry Eskens 

Leon Auditorium (Hall 3)

16:30-18:00

The promise of Machine Learning in medical oncology

Rudolf Fehrmann 

Leon Auditorium (Hall 3)

Monday, 30 September 2019 

Time

Session Title

Chair(s)

Location

08:30-10:00

Surviving a cancer diagnosis with a good QoL

Janine Nuver & Andrew Bottomley

Santander Auditorium (Hall 3)

15:00-16:00

Relevance of patient reported outcomes

Bettina Ryll

Salamanca Auditorium (Hall 3)

16:30-18:00

Proffered Paper - Public policy

Elisabeth de Vries & Bill Evans 

Salamanca Auditorium (Hall 3)

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