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UICC World Cancer Congress 2006
Bridging the Gap: Transforming Knowledge into Action
July 8-12, 2006, Washington, DC, USA
Methods: The decisive factors will range from prevention to early detection, diagnosis and treatment, clinical guidelines on the basis of evidence and multidisciplinary teams. Important also will be its contribution for randomized clinical trials and novel treatment mordalities and new drug technology evaluations. Improved outcome analysis of survival with a major impact on changing patterns of care, optimization of resources and efficient cost containments are other issues that will be highlighted while upholding the highest standards of excellence in the Centre. Societal initiatives in the community with Urban and Rural Outreach Programmes, Palliative House Care Services and Telemedicine and Telepathology will be presented as real time examples of reaching out to the largest number of persons struggling for their just attention.
Results: Education and Research, i.e both basic, clinical and translational research are other important pillars in a Comprehensive Cancer Centre. The systems in place to promote and monitor this will be discussed and its feasibility in a developing country projected.