Agenda 2017

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The Second Regional Educational Meeting on Supportive Care in Cancer Patients for Eastern Europe and the Balkan Region

December 1-2, 2017, Belgrade, Serbia Falkensteiner hotel, Belgrade



Day 1 Friday, December 01st
08:00 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:15 Opening ceremony
09:15 – 09:35 Plenary lecture
Supportive Care Makes Excellent Cancer Care Possible, M. Aapro, Switzerland
ESO supported lecture
Opening lectures
09:35 – 09:50 Integrated model of supportive care service: Denmark, MASCC supported lecture, J.Herrstedt, Denmark
09:50 – 10:05 Integrated model of supportive care service: Romania, A.Grigorescu, Romania
SYMPTOMS AND TOXICITIES (20 minutes lectures + 10 minutes discussion)
10:05 – 10:35 Pain in patients with multiple myeloma, S. Ahmedzai, UK
Moderator: J. Bila, Serbia
10:35- 11:05 Cancer pain: breakthrough pain, Marcin Janecki, Poland
Moderator: A. Vadalouca, Greece
11:05 – 11:35 Cancer pain: Interventional approaches, A. Vadalouca, Greece
Moderator: S. Ahmedzai, UK
11:35 – 12:00 COFFEE BREAK (I)
12:00 – 12:30 CINV- Highly Emetogenic Chemotherapy: AC vs. non-AC protocols, MASCC supported lecture, J. Herrstedt, Denmark
Moderator: M. Aapro, Switzerland
12:20 – 13:00 Olanzapine: prevention and control of nausea and vomiting, S. Bosnjak, Serbia
Moderator: J. Herrstedt, Denmark
13:00 – 14:00 LUNCH
14:00 – 14:45 Meet your expert I – Neuropathic  Cancer Pain
Moderator: S. Ahmedzai, UK; C. Ripamonti, Italy

  • Case presentation (10 min): J. Dimitrijević, Serbia
  • Expert Discussion (15 min): C. Ripamonti, Italy
  • Q&A from the audience (15 min)
  • Take home messages: moderator (5 min)
14:45 – 15:15 Nausea and vomiting in advanced cancer, C.Ripamonti,  Italy
Moderator:S.Ahmedzai, UK
15:15 – 15:45 Diarrhea, C. Donnellan, UK
Moderator: A. Fusi, UK
15:45 – 16:15 COFFEE BREAK (II)
16:15 – 16:45 Optimal management of immune-related adverse events, ESO supported lecture, A. Fusi, UK
Moderator:  C. Donnellan, UK
16:45 – 17:15 Nutritional support as a part of best supportive care for patients with advanced cancer, F. Bozzetti, Italy
Moderator: V. Djurasinovic, Serbia
17:15 – 17:45 Anemia and iron therapy, S. Barni, Italy
Moderator: A. Vidovic, Serbia
17:45 – 18:15 Cancer, pregnancy and fertility, ESGO supported lecture
Moderator: V. Kesic, Serbia
Can Chemotherapy be applied during pregnancy?, V. Kesic, Serbia
Systemic therapy in pregnant women diagnosed with malignancy, S. Susnjar , Serbia
Day 2 Saturday, December 02nd
SYMPTOMS AND TOXICITIES (20 minutes lectures + 10 minutes discussion)
09:00 – 09:30 CINV-Moderately Emetogenic Chemotherapy: carboplatin vs. others, MASCC supported lecture, Lecture: F. Roila, Italy
Moderator: R.Gralla: USA
09:30 – 10:00 German Supportive Care Society: Febrile neutropenia, H. Link, Germany
Moderator: R. Vrhovac, Croatia
10:00 – 10:30 The use of WBC growth factors, J. Crawford, USA
Moderator: H. Link, Germany
10:30 – 11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 – 11:45 Meet your expert II – Neutropenic patient with mucositis and diarrhea
Moderator:J. Crawford, USA

  • Case presentation (10 min): A. Zilic, Serbia
  • Expert Discussion (15 min): R. Vrhovac, Serbia
  • Q&A from the audience (15 min)
  • Take home messages: moderator (5 min)
11:45 – 12:15 Increasing roles for PRO evaluation based on new evidence, R.Gralla, USA
Moderator: J. Crawford USA
12:15 – 13:00 Meet your expert IIIDyspnea in advanced cancer patients
Moderator: Sam Ahmedzai, UK

  • Case presentation (10 min): F. Djordjevic, Serbia
  • Expert Discussion (15 min): D. Jovanovic, Serbia
  • Q&A from the audience (15 min)
  • Take home messages: moderator (5 min)
13:00 – 13:30 Management of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in Cancer Patients, ESO supported lecture, M. Dicato, Luxembourg
Moderator: D. Antić, Serbia
13:30 – 14:30 LUNCH
14:30 – 16:10 WORKSHOP: The integration of supportive care into oncology

Chair: Sam H Ahmedzai, UK

Sam H Ahmedzai, UK: Sheffield experience (15 min)
A. Skripekova, Slovakia (10 min)
M. Tomiska, Czech Republic (10 min)
R. Vrhovac, Croatia (10 min)
A. Vidovic, Serbia (10 min)
L. Despotova-Toleva (10 min)


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