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BeCOn OWN On Demand

Presentation: The current picture of breakthrough cancer pain management Sebastiano Mercadante

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Presentation: Working towards a consensus: the current state of breakthrough cancer pain guidelines Frank Elsner

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Panel discussion: Many sides to one story: multiple perspectives towards breakthrough cancer pain management Giovanni Rosti, Frank Elsner, Javier de Castro, Jackie Marshall

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Presentation: Progress and promise: Utilizing rapid onset opioid formulations to individualize the management of breakthrough cancer pain Giovanni Rosti

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An event designed to empower networks of multidiciplinary teams to find new possibilities of BTcP assassment and managment and improve quality of life of cancer patiants.

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Some quotes from the summit

" The main take-away from BeCOn OWN: Pain matters "

Quote from a BeCOn 2016 delegate

" People need to understand that it is OK to have pain, that does not mean they have a worse clinical outcome "

Quote from a BeCOn 2016 delegate

" It’s a crime not to give the right drug to someone "

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Key Speakers


Director of supportive care unit, La Maddalena Cancer Center Palermo - Scientific director, home care program SAMO, Palermo - Adjunct professor, supportive care, MD Anderson, Houston, USA

Jackie Marshall

Palliative Care Clinical Services Manager at University College London Hospitals (UCLH), Camden, Islington ELiPSe & HCA Palliative Care Service, CNWL, UK

Javier de Castro

Head of Lung Cancer Unit of Medical Oncology Department in La Paz University Hospital, Spain

Giovanni Rosti

Medical Oncology consultant for research at the Scientific Institute San Matteo in Pavia, Italy

Frank Elsner

Vice chair and assistant medical director at department for palliative medicine at the university hospital of RWTH Aachen University, Germany