From: 27/01/2017 to: 27/01/2017 Breast Cancer Screening and Early Detection (ECCO2017 Society Day), Amsterdam, The Netherlands                                        From: 27/01/2017 to: 28/01/2017 Workshop of the European Laryngeal Society: Early Cancer of the Larynx, Leipzig, Germany                                        From: 02/02/2016 to: 03/02/2016 ESMO Preceptorship on Immuno-Oncology 2016, Madrid, Spain                                        From: 1/03/2017 to: 3/03/2017 Innovation in Radio-Oncology Course, Tel Aviv, Israel                                        From: 03/03/2017 to: 06/03/2017 Masterclass in Endoscopy in Gastrointestinal Oncology, Njimegen, The Netherlands                                        From: 24/03/2017 to: 24/03/2017 4th ESO Prostate Cancer Observatory: innovation and care in the next 12 months, London, United Kingdom                                        From: 25/03/2017 to: 30/03/2017 16th ESO-ESMO Masterclass in Clinical Oncology, Nauen OT Groß Behnitz (Berlin area), Germany                                        From: 25/03/2017 to: 30/03/2017 10th ESO-EONS Masterclass in Oncology Nursing, Nauen OT Groß Behnitz (Berlin area), Germany                                        From: 12/04/2017 to: 13/04/2017 9th Clinical Oncology Update - Onkologia 2017, Krakow, Poland                                        From: 26/04/2017 to: 30/04/2017 3rd ESO-ESMO Latin-American Masterclass in Clinical Oncology, San Jose, Costa Rica                                        From: 7/05/2017 to: 7/05/2017 4th ESO Lung Cancer Observatory, Geneva, Switzerland                                        From: 18/05/2017 to: 19/05/2017 Eurasia Course on Gastrointestinal Malignancies, Moscow, Russian Federation                                        From: 22/05/2017 to: 26/05/2017 3rd ESOP-ESO Advanced Masterclass in Oncology Pharmacy, Lisbon, Portugal                                        From: 10/06/2017 to: 13/06/2017 Leukaemia and Lymphoma, Ascona, Switzerland                                        From: 21/06/2017 to: 23/06/2017 Masterclass in Oncology Basics for Beginners, Cambridge, United Kingdom                                        From: 30/06/2017 to: 05/07/2017 4th ESO-ESMO Eastern Europe and Balkan Region Masterclass in Medical Oncology, Belgrade, Serbia                                        From: 13/07/2017 to: 18/07/2017 ESMO-ESO Course on Medical Oncology for Medical Students, Valencia, Spain                                        From: 28/08/2017 to: 08/09/2017 ESO-ESSO-ESTRO Multidisciplinary Course in Oncology for Medical Students, Antwerp, Belgium                                        From: 06/10/2017 to: 07/10/2017 Eastern Europe and Balkan Region Refresher Course on Breast Cancer, Krakow, Poland                                        From: 18/10/2017 to: 20/10/2017 4th Masterclass in Clinical Oncology, Tbilisi, Georgia                                        From: 18/10/2017 to: 18/10/2017 ESO Breast Cancer Observatory, Tehran, Iran                                        From: 02/11/2017 to: 04/11/2017 ESO-ESMO Advanced Breast Cancer Fourth International Consensus Conference (ABC4), Lisbon, Portugal                                        From: 02/12/2017 to: 04/12/2017 ESO-ESMO-RCE Clinical Update on Rare Adult Solid Cancers, Milan, Italy                                        From: 15/12/2017 to: 18/12/2017 1st Mediterranean Masterclass in Clinical Oncology, Limassol, Cyprus
Agenda


The first day of WOF was dedicated to discussion presentations from leading international experts on key aspects of cancer control across the globe. The second day focused on developing strategies that can turn the tide against cancer.


26 OCTOBER 2012  
 
Opening
Welcome by Franco Cavalli, Chair, ESO Scientific Committee, Bellinzona, Switzerland
Opening address by Umberto Veronesi, ESO Founder, Milan, Italy
   
   
Mapping the global cancer burden: who’s most at risk from cancer and why?
Session leader: John Ioannidis, Professor of Medicine, Statistics, Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, USA
Presenter: Paolo Vineis, Chair in Environmental Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College, London, UK
Devil’s advocate: Clifton Leaf, Staff Editor, The New York Times, New York, USA
   
Outwitting cancer: the big questions that remain unanswered
Session leader: Julio Celis, Associate Scientific Director of the Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
Presenter: Douglas Hanahan, Director, Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
Devil’s advocate: Rabiya S. Tuma, Science Writer, The Economist, San Francisco, USA
   

Survival trends: a worldwide look at who’s winning and who’s losing
Session leader: Lex Eggermont, General Director Gustave Roussy Cancer Institute, Villejuif, France
Presenter: Michel Coleman, Professor of Epidemiology and Vital Statistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Devil’s advocate: Ulrich Bahnsen, Science Correspondence, Die Zeit, Germany

   
Changing cancer mortality
Moderator: Franco Cavalli
Presenter: Richard Peto, Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, University of Oxford, UK
   
Overcoming the divide
Presenter: Felicia Knaul, Director, Harvard Global Equity Initiative, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
   
General discussion
Moderator: Franco Cavalli
 
   
27 OCTOBER 2012  
 
What can we learn from the fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria
Moderator: Mary Gospodarowicz, Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, Canada and President, International Union for Cancer Control
, Geneva, Switzerland
Presenter: Rifat Atun, Professor of International Health Management, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
   
Are we winning the war on cancer?
Securing consensus on the WOF Statement
Moderated by Sir Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet, London, United Kingdom
  
   
Concluding remarks
Franco Cavalli