RCE at ESMO 2014

What Rare Cancer Europe is up to at ESMO 2014

RCE Press Conference: The methodology of clinical trials in rare tumors

Saturday 27 September from 12:15-13:00 Press Conference room
Moderator: Jean-Yves Blay

Rare Cancers Europe methodological recommendations for clinical studies in rare cancers, a multi-stakeholder position paper calling for different criteria to be used in clinical trials for rare cancers treatments. How to address:

  1. Challenges of taking clinical decisions in rare cancers, Paolo Casali, ESMO
  2. Challenges in designing clinical trials in rare cancers, Vassilis Golfinopoulos, EORTC
  3. Challenges in rare cancer patients referral, Markus Wartenberg, SPAEN

Access the RCE Press Release: Specific clinical trial methodology needed for rare cancers

Special Session: How clinical trials could have been done, and were not, in rare cancers

Monday 29. 16:00-17:30 - Room BILBAO
Chairs: Jan Bogaerts, Paolo Casali

16:00-16:15 Introduction
16:15-16:30 CNS Clinicians
16:30-16:45 CNS Statisticians
16:45-17:00 Sarcoma clinicians
17:00-17:15 sarcoma Statisticians
17:15-17:30 Methodological challenges in rare cancers