Topic: Psychological Oncology Experts Facilitator Patient Communication Masterclass
An intensive, residential workshop for skilled and experienced oncology communication experts who train cancer healthcare professionals to improve their communication skills when talking with patients with metastatic bone disease in breast and prostate cancer. Topics included – handling prognosis, explaining therapeutic intent and outcome of treatment, assessing pain, handling differing information needs of patients and relatives.
This meeting was supported by a medical unrestricted educational grant by Amgen Oncology. Amgen Oncology have had no influence into the programme content.
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Time: May 23-24, 2017
Chair and lead:
Professor Dame Lesley Fallowfield DBE, BSc, D.Phil, F.Med.Sci.
Director Sussex Health Outcomes Research & Education in Cancer (SHORE-C) UK
Dr. Luzia Travado, President of the International Psycho-Oncology Society – IPOS
Dr. Barry Quinn, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust
Dr. Elisabeth Andritsch, Medical University of Graz
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