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Slovenia 2008

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Slovenia 2008 ...

    Slovenia 2008

    Presidency of the Council of the European Union

    Ministry of Health of Slovenia

    European Conference

    "The Burden of Cancer-How Can it be Reduced?"

    -Programme-

    Congress Centre Brdo

    7 - 8 February 2008

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    By invitation only

Coordination Ms Mojca Gruntar Činč

     mojca.cinc@gov.si

     Tel: +386 1 478 6065

Logistics Ms Petra Mirtič

     factconference-organizing@ivz-rs.si

     Tel: +386 1 2441 575

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    PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

    Wednesday 6 February 2008

    Arrival and accreditation of participants at the Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport

    Transport of participants to Hotel Mons and Ljubljana Hotel & Spa

    19:30 22:00 Buffet dinner, Hotel Mons and Ljubljana Hotel & Spa Thursday 7 February 2008

    Arrivals and accreditation of participants

    Transport of participants to Brdo Congress Centre

    Departure from Hotel Mons and Ljubljana Hotel & Spa to Brdo Congress

    08:00 Centre

    09:30 - 10:30 WELCOME AND OPENING ADDRESS

    Brdo Congress Centre , Grandis Hall

    Zofija Mazej Kukovič, Slovenian Minister of Health

    Markos Kyprianou, EU Commissioner for Health

     Alojz Peterle, MEP and co-chair of MEPs Against Cancer

    Nata Menabde, WHO Deputy Regional Director Europe 10:30 - 11:10 PLENARY SESSION I - Cancer needs to be addressed

    Brdo Congress Centre , Grandis Hall

    Cancer in Europe: Past Success and Future Challenge

    ? Prof Peter Boyle, International Agency for Research on Cancer

     Overview of the Cancer Burden: Differences in the Outcome in Cancer

    Care across Europe

    ? Prof Michel Coleman, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,

    United Kingdom

    11.10 - 11.30 Coffee break

    11.30 - 12.00 PLENARY SESSION II

    Brdo Congress Centre , Grandis Hall

    Overview of EU Initiatives in the Field of Cancer

    ? Andrzej J. Rys, European Commission

    The Voice of Cancer Patients

    ? Lynn Faulds Wood, President of the European Cancer Patient Coalition

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     - Most Successful Tools and 12.00- 13.00 HIGH-LEVEL PANEL DISCUSSION

    Strategies of Reducing the Cancer Burden Brdo Congress Centre , Grandis Hall

    ? Zofija Mazej Kukovič, Minister of Health, Slovenia

    ? Prof Maria do Céu Machado, High Commissioner for Health at the Ministry

    of Health, Portugal

    ? Marion Caspers Merk, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of

    Health, Germany

    ? Martine Lequellec-Nathan, Deputy General Manager and Head of Public

    Health, National Institute for Cancer (INCA), France

    ? Franco Cavalli, President of the International Union against Cancer (UICC)

    ? Andreas Ullrich, World Health Organisation (WHO)

    13:00 - 14:30 Lunch, Brdo, Kokra Hotel

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14:30 - 17:30 PARALLEL THEMATIC WORKSHOPS

    Brdo Congress Centre , Grandis Hall Workshop I,

    PRIMARY PREVENTION AND HEALTH PROMOTION Chair: Michael bel, European Commission

    Co-chair: tbc

    Rapporteur: Vesna Kerstin Petrič, Ministry of Health, Slovenia

    Session I: From vertical to horizontal

    Strategy for Non-Communicable diseases by WHO -Jill Farington, World

    Health Organization Europe

    Partnerships and New Tools in the area of Health promotion and Disease

    prevention- Michael bel, European Commission

    Evidence based interventions - Prof Jan Willem Coebergh, Erasmus University,

    Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    Session II: Transferring knowledge into practice

    14:30-17:30 Smoke Free Environments: Situation and challenges Gaetano Guglielmi,

     Ministry of Health, Italy

    Coffee break

    15:30 16:00 Alcohol and Cancer: Networking & Capacity building - Peter Anderson, Public

     Health Consultant, Spain

    Nutrition, Physical activity and Healthy Lifestyle- From Policy to Practice -

    Jožica Maučec Zakotnik, Community Health Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Concerted collaboration toward prevention: Cancer Leagues and Sun Safety

    Recommendations - Cora Honing, Association of European Cancer Leagues

    Knowledge dissemination and information-European Code Against Cancer

     Prof Peter Boyle, International Agency for Research on Cancer (tbc)

    Discussion

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     Brdo Congress Centre , Splendens Hall Workshop II,

    CANCER SCREENING - IMPLEMENTATION OF PROVEN STRATEGIES

    Chair: Lawrence von Karsa, International Agency for Research on Cancer

    Co-chair: tbc

    Rapporteur: Prof Maja Primic Žakelj, Institute of Oncology, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Session I: From Recommendation to Implementation

The Implementation of the Council Recommendation on Cancer

    Screening - Jaroslaw Waligora, European Commission, Lawrence von Karsa, International Agency for Research on Cancer

Presentation of successful strategies, key lessons, special needs and

    future plans:

    Key points for establishing organized screening programmes in UK -Julietta Patnick, NHS Cancer Screening Programmes, Sheffield, United Kingdom

    Cervical cancer screening programme in Poland -Arkadius Chil, Swietokrzyskie Cancer Center, Kielce, Poland

Implementation of a public health programme using a randomised

    design - Example: Colorectal Cancer Screening in Finland - Nea Malila, Finnish Cancer Registry, Helsinki, Finland

     14.30 - 17.30 Piloting and planning organized screening programme in Romania Florian Al. Nicula, Institutul Oncologic "I.Chiricuta", Cluj-Napoca, Romania Coffee break 15.30 - 16.00 Piloting implementation of EU guidelines: Lessons from Germany -Margrit Reichel, formerly Wiesbaden Mammography Screening Reference Center, Wiesbaden, Germany

Implementation of cancer screening - special situation and needs of

    new EU member states - Szilvia Madai, Public Association for Healthy People, Budapest, Hungary

     Session II: How to assist Member States in Implementation of the Recommendations

    Experience of the European Cancer Network, Lawrence von Karsa, Quality Control Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer

Colorectal Cancer Screening - The need for scientific approaches to the

    implementation - Nereo Segnan, ASO San Giovanni Battista di Torino, S.C.

    Epidemiologia dei Tumori CPO Piemonte, Turin, Italy

    Experience in the former European Cervical Cancer Screening Network- The need for piloting activities - Ahti Anttila, Finnish Cancer

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Registry, Helsinki, Finland

    Experiences of the European Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer - The importance of a EU-wide Accreditation Scheme for improving

    quality of breast services across the EU - Karin Jöns, Member of European Parliament and chair of EPGBC

Discussion

    Brdo Congress Centre , Glass Hall Workshop III,

    INTEGRATED CANCER CARE

    Chair: Josep Figueras, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

    Co-Chair : Prof Jose Perreira Miguel, National Institute of Public Health ‘Dr Ricardo Jorge’, Portugal

    Rapporteur: Tit Albreht , Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia

Session I:

    Coordinated Care as a means to Effective and Equitable Care for patients with chronic disease - Prof Ellen Nolte, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom

    Evaluation of National Cancer Plans - Prof Rifat Atun, Imperial College of London, United Kingdom

    Palliative Care in Europe- Experiences and the Future - Lukas Radbruch, European Association for Palliative Care

Slovenian experience with Palliative Care- What can we do differently as

    members of the EU - Urška Lunder, University Clinic Golnik and Palliative Care Development Institute, Slovenia

     14.30 - 17.30

     Session II:

    Coffee break

    15.30 - 16.00 Health Technology Assessment in the case of Cancer - Finn Bǿrlum Kristensen, Project leader, EUnetHTA, Denmark

    Community Actions in the field of Rare Cancers - Segolene Ayme, Orphanet Database for Rare Diseases

    Training of health professionals in the field of cancer - Alberto Costa, European School of Oncology

    Working in multidisciplinary teams in integrated care Prof Paris Kosmidis, European Society of Medical Oncology

    Contribution of medicines to the integrated cancer care - Aydin Dortok, European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries Associations

Discussion

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    Kokra Hotel , Meeting Hall 1 Workshop IV,

    CANCER RESEARCH - FINDING NEW SOLUTIONS

    Chair: Prof Richard Sullivan, London School of Economics & Political Science Co-chair: Hildrun Sundseth, European Cancer Patient Coalition

    Rapporteur: Prof Tanja Cufer, Institute of Oncology, Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Session I: Cancer Research Collaboration and Funding

    Cancer Research in the EU Framework Programmes for RTD - Manuel

    Hallen, European Commission

    Challenges and Barriers in Academic Cancer Research- EORTC

    Experience - Prof Tanja Cufer, Institute of Oncology, Ljubljana, Slovenia

    European Cancer Research Funding- ECRM Forum Survey - Prof Richard

    Sullivan, London School of Economics & Political Science, United Kingdom

     14.30 - 17.30 Improving Coordination of Cancer Research in Europe-Eurocan+Plus project - Philippe Autier, International Agency for Research on Cancer Coffee break 15.30 - 16.00 Session II: Spreading of Knowledge into New Technologies and in the

    Society

    Interaction between scientists, technology assessment bodies, industry

    and politicians - STOA Experience - Joel Hasse-Ferreira, Member of

    European Parliament and STOA Panel member

    The Patient Perspective on Cancer Research and Development - Hildrun

    Sundseth, European Cancer Patient Coalition

    Discussion

    Departure from Brdo Congress Centre to Hotel Mons and Ljubljana 17.30 Hotel & Spa

    20.00 Departure from Hotel Mons and Ljubljana Hotel & Spa to Ljubljana Castle 20.30 23.30 Gala Dinner, Ljubljana Castle

    23.30 Departure from Ljubljana Castle to Hotel Mons and Ljubljana Hotel & Spa

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Friday 8 February 2008

    08:00 Departure from Hotel Mons and Ljubljana Hotel & Spa to Brdo Congress Centre 09:30 - 11:00 PLENARY SESSION III, Brdo Congress Centre , Grandis Hall

     Reports from the Workshops Panel discussion with Chairs and Rapporteurs of the Workshops, moderated by Prof Jose Maria Martin-Moreno

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break

    11:30 - 12:30 PLENARY SESSION IV, Brdo Congress Centre , Grandis Hall

    Making the Progress against Cancer - Reducing the Gap

    ? Prof Witold Zatonsky, Institute of Oncology Marie Sklodowska Curie,

    Warsaw, Poland

    Living with Cancer - Psychosocial Aspects of Cancer Care

    ? Luzia Travado, Director of the International Psycho-Oncology Society

    (IPOS) and Central Lisbon Hospital Centre, Portugal

    Key Policy Options

    ? Prof Martin McKee, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,

    United Kingdom

    12:30 - 13.00 Closing Remarks, Brdo Congress Centre , Grandis Hall

    Zofija Mazej Kukovič, Slovenian Minister of Health

13.00 13.30 Press Conference, Brdo Congress Centre , Splendens Hall

    13.00 - 14.30 Lunch, Brdo, Kokra Hotel

     Transport from Brdo Congress Centre to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport

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