Agenda 2016


The First Regional Education Meeting on Supportive Care in Cancer Patients for Eastern European and Balkan region

December 2-3, 2016, Belgrade, Serbia Falkensteiner hotel, Belgrade


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Day 1 Friday, December 02nd
08:00 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:15 Opening ceremony (Denis Keefe: British Ambassador in Serbia, Ministry of Health: Ferenc Vicko, Radan Džodić: President, Cancerology Section, Serbian Medical Association, Snežana Šušnjar: National ESMO Representative)
09:15 – 09:35 Plenary lecture
Supportive Care Makes Excellent Cancer Care Possible: Dorothy Keefe, Australia
Opening lectures
09:35 – 09:50 Integrated model of supportive care service: National Cancer Institute of Milan, Carla Ripamonti, Italy, ESO supported lecture
09:50 – 10:05 Integrated model of supportive care service: Institute for Oncology and Radiology of Serbia, Snežana Šušnjar, Serbia, National ESMO representative
SYMPTOMS AND TOXICITIES (20 minutes lectures + 10 minutes discussion)
10:05 – 10:35 Cancer pain: the role of non-opioid and opioid analgesics, Snežana Bošnjak, Serbia
Moderator: Carla Ripamonti
10:35 – 11:15 Cancer pain: neuropathic pain (including CIPN), Athina Vadalouca, Greece
Moderator: Carla Ripamonti (30 minutes lectures, 10 minutes discussion)
11:15 – 11:45 Coffee break (I)
11:45 – 12:15 Cancer pain: radiotherapy, Petra Feyer, Germany
Moderator: Carla Ripamonti
12:15 – 12:45 Management of oral and gastrointestinal mucosal injury: Dorothy Keefe, Australia
Moderator: Fausto Roila
12:45 – 13:00 Laser therapy as supportive care intervention for oral mucositis induced by anti-cancer treatment, Giulia Ottaviani, Italy
Moderator: Dorothy Keefe
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:45 Case presentation I: Supportive care in H/N cancer patients: Nataša Jovanović, Serbia; Supportive care in H/N cancer patients (10 min case presentation, 25 min case discussion in small groups, 10 min summary and conclusions)
Chair: Dorothy Keefe
Facilitators: F. Djordjević, A. Žilić, J. Dimitrijević: Serbia
14:45 – 15:15 Prevention and control of nausea and vomiting induced by chemotherapy and radiotherapy: Fausto Roila, Italy, MASCC supported lecture
Moderator: Richard Gralla, USA
15:15 – 15:45 Treatment of inoperable bowel obstruction: Carla Ripamonti, Italy
Moderator: Richard Gralla, USA
15:45 – 16:15 Coffee break
16:15 – 16:45 Supportive care of patients treated with immune check point antibodies: Alberto Fusi, Germany, ESO supported lecture
Moderator: Jeffrey Crawford, USA
16:45 – 17:15 Bone modifying agents, Matti Aapro, Switzerland, ESO supported lecture
Moderator: Richard Gralla, USA
17:15 – 17:35 The increasing role of Patient Reported Outcomes and Quality of Life (PROs) in assessing anticancer treatment, Richard Gralla, USA
Moderator: Matti Aapro
Day 2 Saturday, December 03rd
09:00 – 09:30 Cancer, pregnancy and fertility: Vesna Kesić, Serbia, ESGO supported lecture
Moderator: Jørn Herrstedt
09:30 – 10:00 Supportive care for older patients: Jørn Herrstedt, Denmark, MASCC supported lecture
Moderator: Matti Aapro
10:00 – 10:30 Febrile neutropenia and the guidelines for the use of WBC growth factors, Matti Aapro, Switzerland, ESO supported lecture
Moderator: Ana Vidovic
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 11:45 Case presentation II Supportive care in lung cancer patients: Marija Ristic, Serbia (10 min case presentation, 25 min case discussion in small groups, 10 min summary and conclusions)
Chair: Dragana Jovanović
Facilitators: F. Djordjević, A, Žilić, J.Dimitrijević: Serbia
11:45 – 12:15 Cancer Cachexia, Jeffrey Crawford, USA
Moderator: Sam H Ahmedzai, UK
12:15 – 12:45 Treatment of dyspnea in advanced cancer patients: Sam Ahmedzai, UK, UMOS supported lecture
Moderator: Dragana Jovanović
12:45 – 13:15 Supportive care of patients with thyroid cancer, Radan Dzodić, Serbia, President, Cancerology Section, Serbian Medical Association; President, Serbian Society for Surgical Oncology
13:15 – 14:15 Lunch
14:15 – 15:45 Workshop
Availability of and access to medications necessary for the implementation of supportive care guidelines in Eastern European and Balkan Region (90 minutes)
Chairs: Sam H Ahmedzai, Bošnjak S., Popović I.IntroductionIndividual presentationsAna Žilić, Serbia: CINV (MASCC/ISOO 2016 poster) 5 min

Jelena Dimitrijević, Serbia: Oral and GI mucositis (MASCC/ISOO 2016 poster) 5 min

CINV, pain, cancer anorexia-cachexia

  • Cezary Szczylik, Poland: 10 min
  • Miroslav Tomíška, Czech Republic: 10 min
  • Andrea Skripekova, Slovakia: 10 min

Panorama: Availability of and access to supportive care medications in Eastern European and Balkan Region

CINV: Ana Žilić, Serbia

Pain: Jelena Dimitrijević, Serbia

Cancer Anorexia-Cachexia Syndrome, Grigorescu Calin Alexandru, Romania


Conclusions and call for action

Scientific Committee

Matti Aapro, Switzerland
Dorothy Keefe, Australia
Alberto Costa, Italy
David Warr, Canada
Dragana Jovanovic, Serbia
Vesna Kesic, Serbia
Radan Dzodic, Serbia
Sinisa Radulovic
Snežana Šušnjar

Organizational Committee

Marija Ristic
Marijana Milovic Kovacevic
Åge Schultz, MASCC
Chatrina Melcher, ESO
Renata Brandtnerova, ESGO
Helena Opolecka, ESGO
Ana Zilic
Fedja Djordjevic
Jelena Dimitrijevic

Organized and Supported by

Udruženje medikalnih onkologa Srbije Logo Serbian Medical Society 1872 Ministarstvo prosvete, nauke i tehnološkog razvoja Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer ESO ESGO Logo Logo ICGEB Logo