Our Speakers

Javier de Castro

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

Javier de Castro, Jefe de Sección de Oncología Médica, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, Profesor Asociado de Oncología Médica, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Director del Programa de Oncología...

Frank Elsner

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

Prof Dr Frank Elsner was born in Wermelskirchen, Germany. He received his medical education at the University of Cologne / Germany. Since May 2014, Prof Elsner is the Vice chair and assistant medical...

Jackie Marshall

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

A registered nurse with extensive experience and knowledge in assessing patients with oncological and palliative care needs. High level of expertise in pain and complex symptom management and managing...

Sebastiano Mercadante

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

Doctor's degree (Medicine & Surgery) , 1973-1979 with full marks, 110/110 cum laude, University of Palermo. Specialization in Anesthesiology (1980-1983), University of Palermo;  Specialization...

Giovanni Rosti

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

Degree in Medicine in 1978 at the University of Bologna cum laude. Specialization in Haematology at the University of Bologna in 1981 cum laude; specialization in Oncology at the University of Padua...