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Programme, 9 May 2007



European Conference on Colon Cancer Prevention 2007

  - Status Quo and Perspectives –

 

Date:

9 May 2007

 

Venue:

Building of the Bavarian Representation in Brussels (formerly the Institute Pasteur)

 

Programme Outline:

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Breakfast Snack

 

7.30 am - 8.30 am

 

 

Welcome Addresses

 

8.30 am - 9.00 am

 

 

Karolina Gernbauer

Assistant Secretary of State and Head of the Bavarian EU Representation in Brussels

 

Christa Maar

CEO Felix Burda Foundation and President of the German Network against Colon Cancer, Germany

 

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I. The Prevention of Colon Cancer and European Health Policy

 

9.00 am - 10.30 am

 

 

Chairmen:

Colm Ó’Moráin, Ireland

 

Eric Van Cutsem, Belgium

 

Participants:

 

Massimo Crespi, Italy

Colon cancer: A pan-European health issue of increasing urgency   – The Epidemiology of colon cancer in European countries

 

Jaroslaw Waligóra, European Commission, Luxembourg

A European cancer screening policy – What does it serve and which programmes does it support?

  

Jean Faivre, France

Evidence, efficacy and efficiency of stool and serum tests

 

Hermann Brenner, Germany

Evidence, efficacy and efficiency of endoscopic screening methods

 

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Coffee Break

 

10.30 am - 11.00 am

 

 

II. Colon Cancer Screening Practices across Europe

 

11.00 am - 12.30 pm

 

 

Chairmen:

 

Jean Faivre, France

 

Wolff Schmiegel, Germany

 

Participants:

 

Meinhard Classen, Germany

The status quo of colon cancer screening in Europe – A pan-European survey about

screening and the application of existing guidelines in diagnostic procedures

 

Nea Malila, Finland

Screening practice in Finland

 

Miroslav Zavoral, Czech Republic

Screening practice in Czech Republic

 

Nereo Segnan, Italy

Screening practice in Italy

 

Wolff Schmiegel, Germany

Screening practice in Germany

 

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Lunch Break

 

12.30 pm - 1.30 pm

 

 

III. „From Bench to Practice“

 

1.30 pm - 3.45 pm

 

 

Chairmen:

 

Geir Hoff, Norway

 

Hermann Brenner, Germany

 

Participants:

 

Robert J.C. Steele, United Kingdom

Increasing public acceptance for colon cancer screening programmes through invitation schemes

 

Christa Maar, Germany

Increasing public acceptance for colon cancer screening programmes through public relation campaigns and the establishment of dedicated networks

 

Ernst J. Kuipers, The Netherlands

Which colon cancer screening programmes can we afford? – A cost-benefit analysis of different approaches

 

Hans F.A. Vasen, The Netherlands

Can the identification of high-risk groups increase the effectiveness of colon cancer screening programmes?

 

Bernhard Gibis, Germany

Colorectal cancer screening programmes conducted through gFOBT must be quality-assured in terms of structures, execution and evaluation 

 

Berndt Birkner, Germany

Quality-assurance of screening colonoscopy

 

Monika Sieverding, Germany

Correlates of colorectal cancer screening in men and women in Germany

 

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Coffee Break

 

3.45 pm - 4.15 pm

 

 

IV. Panel discussion: Outlining a Pan-European Colon Cancer Screening Programme

 

4.15 pm - 6.00 pm

 

  

Chairmen:

 

Meinhard Classen, Germany

 

Guido Tytgat, The Netherlands

 

Participants:

 

Geir Hoff, Norway

 

Jaroslaw Regula, Poland

 

Gerhard Brenner, Germany

 

Colm Ó’Moráin, Ireland

 

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