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ECC 2015

25 Sep 2015
Messe Wien Exhibition & Congress Centre, Vienna, Austria
European Commission: Actions to tackle cancer
Dr Vytenis Andriukaitis - EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety
European Commission: Actions to tackle cancer ( Dr Vytenis Andriukaitis - EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety )
29 Oct 2015
How do disparities affect cancer patients across Europe?
Prof Mark Lawler - Chair of the EAPM Research Subgroup
How do disparities affect cancer patients across Europe? ( Prof Mark Lawler - Chair of the EAPM Research Subgroup )
21 Oct 2015
The importance of significant genetic variations between breast cancers
Dr Lucy Yates - Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and the University of Cambridge,...
The importance of significant genetic variations between breast cancers ( Dr Lucy Yates - Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK )
8 Oct 2015
What is the AMORIS study?
Prof Mieke van Hemelrijck - Kings College London, London, UK
What is the AMORIS study? ( Prof Mieke van Hemelrijck - Kings College London, London, UK )
7 Oct 2015
What is the European cancer accreditation programme?
Anke Wind, M.P.H - Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands
What is the European cancer accreditation programme? ( Anke Wind, M.P.H - Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands )
7 Oct 2015
What are the obstacles in cancer prevention?
Prof Jack Cuzick - Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
What are the obstacles in cancer prevention? ( Prof Jack Cuzick - Queen Mary University of London, London, UK )
7 Oct 2015
Epigenetics in cancer genesis
Dr Manel Esteller – Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Bellvitge, Barcelona...
Epigenetics in cancer genesis ( Dr Manel Esteller – Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain )
7 Oct 2015
Results of 5 year phase III randomised trial treating localised prostate cancer
Prof David Dearnaley - Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK
Results of 5 year phase III randomised trial treating localised prostate cancer ( Prof David Dearnaley - Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK )
7 Oct 2015
How has surgery developed over the last decade?
Dr Giulia Veronesi - Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan, Italy
How has surgery developed over the last decade? ( Dr Giulia Veronesi - Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan, Italy )
6 Oct 2015
Is lung cancer screening ready for implementation in Europe?
Dr Giulia Veronesi - Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan, Italy
Is lung cancer screening ready for implementation in Europe? ( Dr Giulia Veronesi - Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan, Italy )
6 Oct 2015
ECC 2015: Editor's highlights
Prof Gordon McVie - ecancer Managing Editor
ECC 2015: Editor's highlights ( Prof Gordon McVie - ecancer Managing Editor )
5 Oct 2015
Surgery in synchronous oligometastatic disease
Prof Peter Naredi - University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Surgery in synchronous oligometastatic disease ( Prof Peter Naredi - University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden )
2 Oct 2015
Are we providing adequate surgical care?
Prof Riccardo Audisio - President of the European Society for Surgical Oncology
Are we providing adequate surgical care? ( Prof Riccardo Audisio -  President of the European Society for Surgical Oncology )
2 Oct 2015
European Pharma companies to disclose health professional payments
Andrew Powrie-Smith - European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Assoc...
European Pharma companies to disclose health professional payments ( Andrew Powrie-Smith - European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations, Brussels, Belgium )
2 Oct 2015
Diagnosis while pregnant should not lead to treatment delay or pregnancy termina...
Prof Frederic Amant - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Diagnosis while pregnant should not lead to treatment delay or pregnancy termination ( Prof Frederic Amant - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium )
2 Oct 2015
First ‘targeted’ treatment for small cell lung cancer shows promise
Dr Catherine Pietanza - Memorial Sloan Cancer Center, New York, USA
First ‘targeted’ treatment for small cell lung cancer shows promise ( Dr Catherine Pietanza - Memorial Sloan Cancer Center, New York, USA )
2 Oct 2015
DDFMISO trial confirms significant negative prognostic value of tumour hypoxia
Prof Michael Baumann - University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
DDFMISO trial confirms significant negative prognostic value of tumour hypoxia ( Prof Michael Baumann - University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany )
2 Oct 2015
Results of a placebo­ controlled study of tasquinimod in men with metastatic cas...
Dr Michael A. Carducci - Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
Results of a placebo­ controlled study of tasquinimod in men with metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer ( Dr Michael A. Carducci - Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA )
2 Oct 2015
Brain metastases genomic analysis could reveal new targets for treatment
Prof Priscilla Brastianos - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
Brain metastases genomic analysis could reveal new targets for treatment ( Prof Priscilla Brastianos - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA )
2 Oct 2015
'Survivor passport' for survivors of childhood leukaemia
Prof Martin Schrappe - University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germa...
'Survivor passport' for survivors of childhood leukaemia ( Prof Martin Schrappe - University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany )
1 Oct 2015
Hodgkin lymphoma incidence in young affected by social deprivation, gender
Dr Richard McNally - Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
Hodgkin lymphoma incidence in young affected by social deprivation, gender ( Dr Richard McNally - Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK )
1 Oct 2015
Progression of childhood cancers in Europe
Prof Gilles Vassal - University Paris-Sud, Orsay, France
Progression of childhood cancers in Europe ( Prof Gilles Vassal - University Paris-Sud, Orsay, France )
1 Oct 2015
HPV vaccines for cancer prevention
Prof Jack Cuzick - Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
HPV vaccines for cancer prevention ( Prof Jack Cuzick - Queen Mary University of London, London, UK )
1 Oct 2015
Is it possible to develop cancer drugs at a lower cost?
Prof Andrew Hill - University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Is it possible to develop cancer drugs at a lower cost? ( Prof Andrew Hill - University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK )
1 Oct 2015
Examining NSCLC responses to durvalumab monotherapy
Brandon Higgs - MedImmune, Gaithersburg, USA
Examining NSCLC responses to durvalumab monotherapy ( Brandon Higgs - MedImmune, Gaithersburg, USA )
1 Oct 2015
Expanding access to crizotinib using a biomarker-driven approach
Prof Gilles Vassal - University Paris-Sud, Orsay, France
Expanding access to crizotinib using a biomarker-driven approach ( Prof Gilles Vassal - University Paris-Sud, Orsay, France )
1 Oct 2015
ECC 2015 scientific highlights
Prof Peter Naredi - University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
ECC 2015 scientific highlights ( Prof Peter Naredi - University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden )
30 Sep 2015
Time between melanoma excision and sentinel node biopsy does not affect survival
Charlotte Oude Ophuis - Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Time between melanoma excision and sentinel node biopsy does not affect survival ( Charlotte Oude Ophuis - Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, Rotterdam, Netherlands )
30 Sep 2015
Atezolizumab limits disease progression for metastatic urothelial bladder cancer
Dr Jonathan E. Rosenberg - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
Atezolizumab limits disease progression for metastatic urothelial bladder cancer ( Dr Jonathan E. Rosenberg - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA )
30 Sep 2015
Atezolizumab for locally advanced or metastatic PD-L1-selected NSCLC
Dr Benjamin Besse - Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
Atezolizumab for locally advanced or metastatic PD-L1-selected NSCLC ( Dr Benjamin Besse - Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France )
30 Sep 2015
Rova-T: First ‘targeted’ treatment for small cell lung cancer shows promise
Dr Catherine Pietanza - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
Rova-T: First ‘targeted’ treatment for small cell lung cancer shows promise ( Dr Catherine Pietanza - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA )
28 Sep 2015
A cancer diagnosis while pregnant should not lead to treatment delay or pregnanc...
Prof Frédéric Amant - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
A cancer diagnosis while pregnant should not lead to treatment delay or pregnancy termination ( Prof Frédéric Amant - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium )
28 Sep 2015
Social deprivation and gender affects incidence of Hodgkin lymphoma in children ...
Dr Richard McNally - Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
Social deprivation and gender affects incidence of Hodgkin lymphoma in children and young adults ( Dr Richard McNally - Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK )
28 Sep 2015
Multi-peptide vaccine for kidney cancer fails to improve survival
Dr Brian Rini - Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, USA
Multi-peptide vaccine for kidney cancer fails to improve survival ( Dr Brian Rini - Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, USA )
28 Sep 2015
Atezolizumab monotherapy vs docetaxel in 2nd and 3rd line NSCLC
Prof Johan Vansteenkiste - University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Atezolizumab monotherapy vs docetaxel in 2nd and 3rd line NSCLC ( Prof Johan Vansteenkiste - University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium )
28 Sep 2015
Latest in lung cancer from ECC 2015
Prof Martin Reck - Lung Clinic Grosshansdorf, Grosshansdorf, Germany
Latest in lung cancer from ECC 2015 ( Prof Martin Reck - Lung Clinic Grosshansdorf, Grosshansdorf, Germany )
28 Sep 2015
Survival in all gastrointestinal cancers improved by aspirin post diagnosis
Ms Martine Frouws - Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
Survival in all gastrointestinal cancers improved by aspirin post diagnosis ( Ms Martine Frouws - Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands )
28 Sep 2015
Watchful waiting versus neck dissection in patients with head and neck cancers
Prof Hisham Mehanna - University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Watchful waiting versus neck dissection in patients with head and neck cancers ( Prof Hisham Mehanna - University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK )
28 Sep 2015
How can we improve current treatments for osteosarcomas?
Prof Stefan Bielack - Klinikum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
How can we improve current treatments for osteosarcomas? ( Prof Stefan Bielack - Klinikum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany )
28 Sep 2015
Over three-quarters of people with cancer worldwide have no access to safe surge...
Prof Richard Sullivan - King's College London, London, UK
Over three-quarters of people with cancer worldwide have no access to safe surgery ( Prof Richard Sullivan - King's College London, London, UK )
28 Sep 2015
Majority of cancer patients worldwide have no access to safe surgery
Prof Richard Sullivan - King's College London, London, UK
Majority of cancer patients worldwide have no access to safe surgery ( Prof Richard Sullivan - King's College London, London, UK )
28 Sep 2015
Add panitumumab or bevacizumab to improve first-line metastatic colorectal cance...
Dr Fernardo Rivera - Hospital Universitario Marques de Valdecilla, Santander, Sp...
Add panitumumab or bevacizumab to improve first-line metastatic colorectal cancer therapy? ( Dr Fernardo Rivera - Hospital Universitario Marques de Valdecilla, Santander, Spain )
28 Sep 2015
Regional lymph node irradiation in early breast cancer
Prof Philip Poortmans - Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherl...
Regional lymph node irradiation in early breast cancer ( Prof Philip Poortmans - Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands )
28 Sep 2015
Hormonal suppression prevents ovarian failure, preserves fertility in women with...
Dr Matteo Lambertini - Ospedale San Martino, Genoa, Italy
Hormonal suppression prevents ovarian failure, preserves fertility in women with breast cancer ( Dr Matteo Lambertini - Ospedale San Martino, Genoa, Italy )
28 Sep 2015
Post diagnosis aspirin improves survival in all gastrointestinal cancers
Ms Martine Frouws - Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
Post diagnosis aspirin improves survival in all gastrointestinal cancers ( Ms Martine Frouws - Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands )
28 Sep 2015
Preventing ovarian failure and preserve fertility in women with breast cancer wi...
Dr Matteo Lambertini - Ospedale San Martino, Genoa, Italy
Preventing ovarian failure and preserve fertility in women with breast cancer with hormonal therapy ( Dr Matteo Lambertini - Ospedale San Martino, Genoa, Italy )
28 Sep 2015
ADT plus docetaxel or bisphosphonates in hormone sensitive prostate cancer: Syst...
Dr Claire Vale - MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, London, UK
ADT plus docetaxel or bisphosphonates in hormone sensitive prostate cancer: Systemic review ( Dr Claire Vale - MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, London, UK )
28 Sep 2015
PD-L2 expression and its relevance to anti-PD-1 therapy in cancer
Dr Jennifer Yearley - Merck Research Labs, Biologics Discovery, Palo Alto, USA
PD-L2 expression and its relevance to anti-PD-1 therapy in cancer ( Dr Jennifer Yearley - Merck Research Labs, Biologics Discovery, Palo Alto, USA )
28 Sep 2015
COMBI-V: Melanoma survival improved by targeted drug combination
Prof Caroline Robert - Institute Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
COMBI-V: Melanoma survival improved by targeted drug combination ( Prof Caroline Robert - Institute Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France )
28 Sep 2015
Dabrafenib plus trametinib improves melanoma patients’ survival
Prof Caroline Robert - Institute Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
Dabrafenib plus trametinib improves melanoma patients’ survival ( Prof Caroline Robert - Institute Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France )
28 Sep 2015
Economics of radiotherapy and radiotherapy boost for high grade invasive breast ...
Prof Philip Poortmans - University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Economics of radiotherapy and radiotherapy boost for high grade invasive breast cancer ( Prof Philip Poortmans - University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands )
28 Sep 2015
Prostate highlights from ECC 2015
Prof Noel Clarke and Dr Bertrand Tombal
Prostate highlights from ECC 2015 ( Prof Noel Clarke and Dr Bertrand Tombal )
27 Sep 2015
EORTC ‘boost no-boost’ trial 20-year follow up: Impact of pathological factors o...
Dr Conny Vrieling - Clinique des Grangettes, Geneva, Switzerland
EORTC ‘boost no-boost’ trial 20-year follow up: Impact of pathological factors on long-term local control ( Dr Conny Vrieling - Clinique des Grangettes, Geneva, Switzerland )
27 Sep 2015
Cabozantinib improves advanced kidney cancer survival: METEOR trial results
Prof Toni Choueiri - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA
Cabozantinib improves advanced kidney cancer survival: METEOR trial results ( Prof Toni Choueiri - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA )
27 Sep 2015
Melanoma immunotherapy latest and TVEC plus pembrolizumab
Dr Georgina Long - University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Melanoma immunotherapy latest and TVEC plus pembrolizumab ( Dr Georgina Long - University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia )
27 Sep 2015
Genetic screening of brain metastases could reveal new targets for treatment
Prof Priscilla Brastianos - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
Genetic screening of brain metastases could reveal new targets for treatment ( Prof Priscilla Brastianos - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA )
27 Sep 2015
NETTER-1: Targeted radionuclide therapy improves PFS in mid-gut NETs
Prof Philippe Ruszniewski - Paris Diderot University, Paris, France
NETTER-1: Targeted radionuclide therapy improves PFS in mid-gut NETs ( Prof Philippe Ruszniewski - Paris Diderot University, Paris, France )
27 Sep 2015
RADIANT-4: Results of international trial show promise in the treatment of neuro...
Prof James Yao - University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
RADIANT-4: Results of international trial show promise in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumours ( Prof James Yao - University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA )
27 Sep 2015
Mid-gut NETs respond to targeted radionuclide therapy: NETTER-1 results
Prof Philippe Ruszniewski - Paris Diderot University, Paris, France
Mid-gut NETs respond to targeted radionuclide therapy: NETTER-1 results ( Prof Philippe Ruszniewski - Paris Diderot University, Paris, France )
27 Sep 2015
Comment: EUROCARE-5, large blood cancer survival differences throughout Europe
Prof Martine Piccart - Jules Bordet Institute, Brussels, Belgium
Comment: EUROCARE-5, large blood cancer survival differences throughout Europe ( Prof Martine Piccart - Jules Bordet Institute, Brussels, Belgium )
27 Sep 2015
Comment: New immunotherapy options for kidney cancer
Prof Martine Piccart - Jules Bordet Institute, Brussels, Belgium
Comment: New immunotherapy options for kidney cancer ( Prof Martine Piccart - Jules Bordet Institute, Brussels, Belgium )
26 Sep 2015
Tailoring treatment strategies in prostate cancer: expert insight
Prof Eleni Efstathiou, Dr Maria De Santis, Dr Nina Tunariu
Tailoring treatment strategies in prostate cancer: expert insight ( Prof Eleni Efstathiou, Dr Maria De Santis, Dr Nina Tunariu )
26 Sep 2015
Tackling global radiotherapy shortfall could save millions of lives and boost th...
Prof Rifat Atun - Harvard University, Boston, USA
Tackling global radiotherapy shortfall could save millions of lives and boost the economy of poorer countries ( Prof Rifat Atun - Harvard University, Boston, USA )
26 Sep 2015
Large variations found in survival from blood cancers between European countries
Dr Milena Sant - Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
Large variations found in survival from blood cancers between European countries ( Dr Milena Sant - Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy )
26 Sep 2015
CheckMate 025 trial results: Nivolumab versus everolimus in pre-treated advanced...
Prof Padmanee Sharma - MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
CheckMate 025 trial results: Nivolumab versus everolimus in pre-treated advanced kidney cancer ( Prof Padmanee Sharma - MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA )
26 Sep 2015
Everolimus for non-functional neuroendocrine tumours
Prof James Yao - University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
Everolimus for non-functional neuroendocrine tumours ( Prof James Yao - University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA )
26 Sep 2015
Nivolumab improves overall survival for advanced kidney cancer
Prof Padmanee Sharma - MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
Nivolumab improves overall survival for advanced kidney cancer ( Prof Padmanee Sharma - MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA )
26 Sep 2015
EUROCARE-5 results show large variations in survival from blood cancers between ...
Dr Milena Sant - Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
EUROCARE-5 results show large variations in survival from blood cancers between European countries ( Dr Milena Sant - Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy )
26 Sep 2015
METEOR trial results: Cabozantinib improves advanced kidney cancer survival
Prof Toni Choueiri - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA
METEOR trial results: Cabozantinib improves advanced kidney cancer survival ( Prof Toni Choueiri - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA )
26 Sep 2015