On 17 November 2022, 15:30-17:00 (CET), PCE will promote the online event “The importance of pancreatic cancer’s early detection”, hosted by the European Parliament.
The initiative, organized in the framework of World Pancreatic Cancer Day (WPCD), will allow organizations, researchers, patients and Members of the European Parliament to discuss the importance of early detection of pancreatic cancer as a crucial factor for increasing the survival rate of people diagnosed with this tumor.
15:30 Maria Luisa Pagano, PCE Moderator: Opening
15:35 MEP Tomislav Sokol, EU Parliamentary Intergroup Challenge Cancer: Welcome message
15:40 Nuria Malats, PCE Board of Directors: Keynote speech on Complexity and updates on the last tendencies of pancreatic cancer early detection
15:50 Panel discussion: Screening possibilities and approaches to early detection
o Gabry Kuijten, My Cancer Navigator, The Anticancer Fund, Brussels, Belgium
o Antonella Cardone, Cancer Patients Europe, Brussels, Belgium
o Klaus Pantel, Centre for Experimental Medicine, Institute of Tumour Biology, Hamburg, Germany
o Tit Albreht, Head of the Centre for Health Care, National Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
o Patrycja Rzadkowska, PCE member of Patients Advisory Committee at ECO, Poland
16:40 Matthias Schuppe, DG SANTE, Cancer, health in all policies: Key note speech on Cancer screening and early detection addressed in the Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan
16:50 Alfredo Carrato, PCE Board of Directors: Conclusions and final remarks
17:00 Closing of the event