Programme: Bladder Cancer Europe Roundtable 2017

Tuesday 20th June, 2017,  Brussels
Chair: John Bowis OBE, Former Member of the European Parliament and former Minister of Health (United Kingdom)

09:30 Registration and Morning Coffee
10:00 — 11:30 Morning Session I

Topics covered

  • Welcome by John Bowis
  • Introduction & opening of roundtable
  • Viewpoint: Prof. Hendrik van Poppel, Adjunct Secretary General for Education, European Association of Urology
  • Viewpoint: Lieve Wierinck MEP, Member of Parliament
  • eaching an harmonised registration programme within the EU
  • The role of ongoing EU collaboration and presents data relating to epidemiology
  • Reducing risk factors: how can we implement the appropriate legislation?
11:30 — 11:45 Coffee Break
11:45 — 13:00 Morning Session II

Topics covered

  • Early detection & screening: rationales and perspectives
  • Imaging for diagnosis, MRI availability and accurate reading
  • Improving the quality of care via minimal invasive surgical methods & therapies
  • The use of in silico medicine and modelling diseases from a patient care perspective
  • Reducing the cost of treatment while still preserving their quality
  • How to diminish the economic costs of bladder cancer?
13:00 — 14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 — 15:30 Afternoon Session

Topics covered

  • Latest results on urinary marker tests and non-invasive follow-up methods
  • New approaches to developing pharmaceutical treatments for elderly patients
  • Future technologies, therapies and clinical developments
  • Recommendations for policy makers, governments and key stakeholders
  • Conclusions and Health Report
15:30 — 15:45 Closing Remarks and Close of Roundtable