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: 27/10/2017 to: 28/10/2017 9th Clinical Oncology Update - Onkologia 2017, Krakow, Poland                                        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 6th Arab and Southern European Countries Masterclass in Clinical Oncology, Limassol, Cyprus                                        From: 22/01/2018 to: 26/01/2018 University Post-graduate Course - Clinical Oncology: Sarcomas, Milan, Italy                                        From: 05/02/2018 to: 09/03/2018 University Post-graduate Course - Clinical Oncology: Head & neck cancers, Milan, Italy                                        From: 24/03/2018 to: 29/03/2018 17th ESO-ESMO Masterclass in Clinical Oncology, Nauen OT Groß Behnitz (Berlin area), Germany                                        From: 18/04/2018 to: 22/04/2018 4th ESO-ESMO Latin-American Masterclass in Clinical Oncology, Mexico City, Mexico                                        From: 6/10/2018 to: 8/10/2018 4th ESO-ESMO Breast Cancer in Young Women International Conference, Lugano, Switzerland

One hundred experts was invited to attend the meeting and contribute to the discussion. Participants was selected based on the following criteria: 

- Leading cancer clinicians and researchers as evidenced by impact factor, presentations at leading conferences and membership of boards 
  of regional/international organisations;
- Advocacy leaders who represent important patient organisations;
- Journalists with a strong track record of reporting cancer stories.

Bernhard Albrecht, Der Spiegel and freelancing, Hamburg, Germany
Ulrich Bahnsen, Science Correspondence, Die Zeit, Hamburg, Germany
Sarah Boseley, Health Editor of The Guardian, London, United Kingdom
Steve Connor, Science Editor, The Independent, London, United Kingdom
Clive Cookson, Science Editor, Financial Times, London, United Kingdom
Masaru Fujita, Staff Writer, Health and Medical News Department, Yomiuri Shimbun, Tokyo, Japan
Clifton Leaf, Staff Editor, The Op-Ed Page and Sunday Review, The New York Times, New York, USA
Theres Lüthi, Science Editor, NZZ am Sontag, Zurich, Switzerland
Mayka Sanchez, Journalist, El Pais, Madrid, Spain
Juan Shan, Health Journalist, China Daily, Beijing, China
Felix Straumann, Science Editor, Tages-Anzeiger, Zurich, Switzerland
Rabiya S. Tuma, Science Writer, The Economist and freelance, San Francisco, USA
Donata Francese, “Consulenti Associati”, Milan, Italy
Vera Martinella, Il Corriere della Sera, Milan, Italy
Daniela Ovadia, Fondamentale, Milan, Italy
Anna Wagstaff, Assistant Editor, Cancer World Magazine, European School of Oncology Editorial Office, Milan, Italy