Patient Perspectives and the Value of Education in Oncology Health Care

Understanding the role of patients, caregivers and patient organizations in cancer education: their value and best practice examples.

Faculty Chair

Prof. Dr. Matti S. Aapro

President-Elect ECCO

Faculty Chair

Ian Banks, MD

ECCO Board Member, Former Chair ECCO Patient Advisory Committee

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Key Discusion Points

  • Understand the role of patient organizations in Europe, their value as stakeholders in health-related dialogues and policies, and the challenges these organisations are facing
  • The discussion and report will zoom in on the role of patients, caregivers and patient organiaations in cancer education: their value and best practice examples.
  • It further explores the impact of social media on patient education and interactions with HCPs, and identifies the best channels for patient and caregiver education.

Faculty Members

Prof. Dr Matti S. Aapro

Ian Banks, MD

Bettina Ryll, MD (TBC)

Florian Scotté, MD (TBC)

Jan Geissler, MD (TBC)

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