Advancing Requirements for Quality Breast Cancer Care

Working with healthcare professionals and patients using a deliberative consensus finding process, the European Cancer Organisation has recently completed ‘Essential Requirements for Quality Cancer Care’ for Breast Cancer.

On 25 June 2020 to launch the publication and host dialogue with the cancer stakeholder community, we are delighted to share details of the virtual event and invite you to pre-register by 15 June 2020 (14:00 CEST).
25 June 2020 14:00 - 15:30 CEST

Virtual Event

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Under the direction of Dr Fatima Cardoso and Dr Laura Biganzoli, the The Requirements of a Specialist Breast Centre will mark a new kind of publication, bringing together expert views, linked to the latest evidence, to provide a full picture of the kind of care and treatment all breast cancer patients in Europe should receive, from diagnosis, to treatment and beyond.

With some outline of the initiatives by leading societies to improve the quality of cancer care received by breast cancer patients, this virtual meeting will go on to share what every health system should be striving to achieve with respect to such issues as:

  • Ensuring true multidisciplinary care for breast cancer patients, including access to supportive care professionals; and.
  • Guaranteeing breast cancer patients are treated in appropriately specialised centres operating to robust standards and requirements.

With inputs from the patient perspective and influencers of the political agenda in Europe, the meeting will also give opportunity for participants to convey their viewpoint as part of a shared dialogue on the next steps for advancing high quality cancer care for every breast cancer patient in Europe.

Full agenda and publication to be announced soon.

Pre-registration is open for everyone interested in attending the virtual event, with a deadline for registering of 15 June 2020 (14:00 CEST). 

We will then contact everyone who has pre-registered in early June with an update and further details.