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 Discussion 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 focus on the role of patients, caregivers, and patient organizations in cancer education – their value, and best-practice examples
  • The discussion and report will further explore the impact of social media on patient education and interactions with HCPs, and identify the best channels for patient and caregiver education

Faculty Members

Prof Dr Matti S. Aapro

Ian Banks, MD

Other faculty members TBC

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