ECCO 2018: European Cancer Summit

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ECCO 2018 European Cancer Summit

Connecting science with real life by driving policy evolution at the highest political level, the ECCO 2018 European Cancer Summit will:

  • Debate leading-edge ideas on outcomes research, health economics and organisation of cancer care delivery
  • Determine consensus resolutions for improving health systems
  • Decide on an action plan for the way forward to ensure ideas translate into policies that will impact daily clinical practice

Our multidisciplinary and patient centred programme is built around three key pillars:

  • Outcomes Research
  • Health Economics of Cancer Care
  • Organisation of Cancer Care Delivery

Why should you attend?

  • The summit unites the multidisciplinary community
  • Share knowledge and drive the debate on outcomes research, health economics and organisation of cancer care delivery
  • Demand the changes required to improve patient outcomes
  • Engage in resolution-forming to shape the EU cancer policy agenda
  • Translating ideas into policies that will impact daily clinical practice
  • Network with leaders from cancer health care, patient advocacy and stakeholder communities
  • Represent your organisation’s voice to the change-making community of European cancer care

Who should attend?

Current and future leadership and officers from staff and professional levels of:  

  • Representatives of ECCO Member Societies 
  • Patient organisations including patient advocates
  • Healthcare providers including hospitals, cancer centres and oncology departments
  • Healthcare insurance providers and other payer organisations
  • Education providers
  • Commercial providers to the healthcare sector
  • EU and national/regional government officials
  • Public affairs professionals
  • Elected policy makers in the healthcare sector
  • Academic researchers
  • Regulatory professionals

As with all ECCO events, a special feature is the collaboration between our different member societies in producing high-quality, stimulating and illuminating sessions, and providing a platform for neglected aspects in the cancer policy debate to receive attention.  

Frequently Asked Questions

Through the generosity of the ECCO 2018 European Cancer Summit partners, a limited number of grants will be available for Patient Advocates, Oncology Nurses and Young Oncology Professionals based in Europe.