The CECOG Academy held the 2nd Pancreas Cancer Academy in Prague on November 10 and 11, 2017. The fact that the event drew 141 participants from 28 countries very well illustrated the need in this very disease.
CECOG placed emphasis upon the introduction of a dialogue by medical experts, nurses and patient advocates to not only discuss recent advances in the understanding of pancreas cancer and present as well as emerging treatment options, but also address the various needs of patients and their interdisciplinary care translating into progress in this dreadful disease.
Based upon the remarkable success of the meeting, CECOG would be proud to host the 3rd Pancreas Cancer Academy in 2018.
On November 11th and 12th 2016 almost 200 experts in pancreatic cancer from 22 different countries from all over Europe have attended the First Pancreas Academy Meeting in Vienna, Austria. The two days event combined high-end educational lectures with podium discussions on unmet needs in the treatment of pancreatic cancer patients.
The Pancreas Academy is an academic symposium, which is supervised by an independent scientific committee of international highly recognized experts of the field. The program considers tracks for medical doctors, oncology nurses and patient advocates, thus, the meeting provided a platform for potential international multidisciplinary collaborations.
Due to the very positive feedback from the participants CECOG will meet the urged need to continue the Annual Symposium of the Pancreas Academy in 2017.