Highlights from EBCC-12

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Published: 23 Oct 2020
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Prof Nadia Harbeck - EBCC Conference Chair

Prof Nadia Harbeck speaks to ecancer about the EBCC-12 virtual meeting.

Prof Harbeck discusses the decision to move to a virtual meeting for 2020 due to the pandemic, describing the challenges but also the benefits to this move. She covers some of the highlights of the conference - including the EBCC award speech by Prof Fátima Cardoso on research and education in oncology, keynotes on patient-reported outcomes and endocrine resistance, and a variety of debate sessions.

Prof Harbeck talks about the strengths of the conference, including that is is a multi-disciplinary meeting that reaches beyond Europe with a strong patient advocate presence due to their partnership with Europa Donna. She concludes by discussing her hopes for the future of the meeting.