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
WOF 2 - Treat the Treatable
The Second World Oncology Forum convened in Lugano in October 2014. The task of the 35 invited participants was to spell out in greater detail what governments, policy makers and international agencies need to do in order to deliver on two key policy areas that were defined in the Stop Cancer Now! appeal, launched by the first World Oncology Forum two years previously.

Accelerate progress towards a cure
During the first day of the programme, participants focused on defining the changes that are needed to the whole ecosystem for developing and evaluating new therapies, in order to remove obstacles to the sort of innovative collaborative research that can deliver faster progress towards cures or long-term control of cancers.

Treat the treatable
During the second day, they focused on what governments, policy makers and international agencies need to do to ensure everyone who needs it has access to effective early detection, treatment and care services, drawing on the lessons of recent success stories such as Thailand and Brazil.

The discussions formed the basis of two appeals, Treat the Treatable and Speed up progress towards a cure. WOF chair Franco Cavalli will be seeking support for the key points in both these appeals at the World Economic Forum 2015, where cancer will be on the agenda for the first time.
The presentations from the two days can be accessed here


Scientific Committee

The Scientific committee for WOF 2: Treat the Treatable was: chair Franco Cavalli (ESO, Milan and Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Ticino), Lex Eggermont (Gustave Roussy Cancer Centre, Paris), Larry Norton (Memorial Sloan-Kettering, New York) , Pier Giuseppe Pellici, European Institute of Oncology, Milan), Christopher Wild (International Agency for Cancer Research, Lyon).