Psychological Oncology Patient Communication Masterclass



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


Professional networking:

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


More information on this link.