ICTHIC Magazine is happy to support the European Week Against Cancer organized by the European Cancer Patient Coalition, the European Parliamentary Intergroup “Challenge Cancer,” and Cancer Complications and Comorbidities Initiative Members.
Five online webinars will occur from Tuesday 25th May to Monday 31st May 2021, with various experts invited to speak and reflect their thoughts about cancer-related topics.
These webinars aim to present various issues surrounding Cancer Complications and Comorbidities, to ensure that they are addressed in the implementation of Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan, and to further pursue recognition of these comorbidities and increase awareness of relevant stakeholders and the public.
Webinar 1: Tuesday 25th May 2021
During the first webinar, on Tuesday 25th May 2021, Cancer Complications and Comorbidities Initiative Members launched a White Paper titled: The impact of cancer-related comorbidities on patient treatment, treatment efficacy, survivorship, and quality of life.
You can read the white paper and its summary here below.
Webinar 2: Wednesday 26th May 2021
The second event, on Wednesday 26th May 2021, “Overcoming the burden of cancers caused by viral infections” will focus on infectious diseases, their transmission, vaccination, screening, and treatments.
Webinar 3: 27th May 2021, 13.30-14.30
The third event, on Thursday 27th May 2021, 13.30-14.30, “How to care for your nutrition as a cancer patient?” will touch upon the subject of nutrition and nutritional care, such as prevention, identification, support, treatment, disease progression, and recovery. For registration click here
Webinar 4: Friday 28th May 16:30 – 17:30
Don’t miss our Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Falanga’s speech on Friday 28th May 16:30 – 17:30, “The effectiveness and safety of thromboprophylaxis in cancer patients” during the webinar “Cancer-Associated Thrombosis (CAT)/ Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) and Cardiovascular Complications and how they affect cancer patients’ survival and quality of life.” For registration click here.
Webinar 5: Monday 31st May 2021, 15.00-16.00
On Monday 31st May 2021, 15.00-16.00, the last webinar “The crucial steps to combat cancer” will present issues around prevention, screening, and early detection, such as cost-effectiveness of early detection, tobacco use, alcohol abuse, physical activity, etc. For registration click here.
For information about the event, visit the ecpc.org website
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