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We look forward to an exciting program this year in France. Please see below for the workshop highlights. 

Registration is required for workshops. Additional fees apply – $85 USD per person, per workshop. Workshop registration may be completed during the main meeting registration. If you would like to add a workshop to your registration, please email events@mascc.org

For the full program, click here.

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Workshop 1: A Masterclass on Fundamentals of Cancer Supportive Care: Clinical Management of Acute Toxicities

Chaired by Prof Alexandre Chan (USA)

Case-Based Discussions Part 1:

  • Fundamentals of Nausea and Vomiting in Patients with Cancer – Prof Jørn Herrstedt (Denmark)
  • Toxicities Associated with Antibody Drug Conjugates – Dr Tim Cooksley (United Kingdom)
  • Toxicities Associated with Immunotherapy – Dr Tim Cooksley (United Kingdom


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Case-Based Discussion Part 2:

  • Fundamentals of Mucositis – Prof Sharon Elad (USA)
  • Fundamentals of Cancer Pain – Dr Guillaume Pierre Serge Economos (France)

Friday, June 28, 2024

Workshop 2: Using Patient-Reported Outcomes Around the Globe in the New Era – EORTC Approach and Best Practices

Chaired by Anne Brédart (France), Dr Corina van den Hurk (The Netherlands)

Lectures:

  • (e-)PROM Data Collection using EORTC Approaches – Dr Corneel Coens (Belgium)
  • Why and How Using PROM Data from Large Patient Cohorts – Dr Ines Vaz-Luis (France)

Discussion Groups:
Speakers/Discussion Moderators include: Dr Matthew Allsop (United Kingdom), Dr Pierluigi Bonomo (Italy), Dr Julie Ryan Wolf (USA)
1. How to start PROM collection
2. How to continue to improve PROM collection in daily practice
3. How to use PROMS for research purposes

[15 MIN BREAK]

Feedback & Discussion

Panel Discussion: Delivery of (EORTC) PROM tools through telehealth post COVID-19

Collaborative MASCC/EORTC Project

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Workshop 3: Restoring Vitality in the Supportive Care Clinician: A Burnout Prevention Workshop for MASCC Members

Chaired by Dr Fay Hlubocky (USA)

  • What is Burnout & Why It Matters – Dr Fay Hlubocky (USA)
  • Tackling Burnout in the Oncology Clinician – Dr Jonathan Lim (United Kingdom)
  • Meeting the Needs of the Supportive Care Clinician – Dr Vilma Pacheco Barcia (Spain)
  • Discussion to follow

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Workshop 4: Exercise for Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC): Effects and Patient Perspectives - Results of the PREFERABLE Project

Registration fees have been waived for Workshop 4. This workshop is sponsored by the PREFERABLE MBC Project.

Chaired by Prof Anne May (The Netherlands)

PREFERABLE-EFFECT RCT (Exercise effects for patients with mBC)
• Introduction and methods – Prof Anne May (Netherlands)
• Exercise effects on physical fitness and PROMS – Prof Karen Steindorf (Germany)
• Exercise effects on biomarkers– Dr Helene Rundqvist (Sweden)
• Cost-effectiveness of EFFECT – Dr Aniek Schouten (Netherlands)
• Conclusions – Prof Anne May (Netherlands)
• Reflections on participating in the EFEFCT trial – Ms Ineke Helmer (Participant PREFERABLE-EFFECT trial, Netherlands)

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INVITED SPEAKERS
• View on the opportunities for exercise for patients with metastatic disease – Assoc Prof Nicolas Hart (MASCC’s Exercise Oncology Chair, Australia)
• The impact of PREFERABLE-EFFECTs results for the exercise oncology field – Dr Kathryn Schmitz (Advisor PREFERABLE project, USA)

PREFERABLE-PERSPECTIVE
• Patient perceived facilitators and barriers – Dr Martijn Stuiver and Maike Sweegers (Netherlands)

PANEL DISCUSSION
• How to implement exercise for patients with mBC into clinical practice and the European Healthcare system

Panel:
1. Dr Aniek Hiensch (Moderator, Netherlands)
2. Prof. Anna Campbell (Scotland)
3. Prof. Yvonne Wengstrom (Sweden)
4. Ms. Ineke Helmer (Netherlands)
5. Ms. Marzia Zambon (Executive Director Europa Donna & ABC Global Alliance, Italy)
6. Dr. Ines Vaz-Luis (France)