Day 1 - October 12, 2011

Opening: Welcome 09:00 - 09:30
Plenum I: 09:30 – 11:00

Topic: The burden of disease and international strategies to fight cancer

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Gerald Gartlehner, MPH


1. Dr. Rolando Herero, MD, Head of Prevention and Implementation Group Early Detection and Prevention Section International Agency for Research on Cancer - WHO
„Cancer control policies, plans and programmes: WHO perspective"



2. Marjetka Jelenc, MD, PhD, National Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
„European Partnership for Action against Cancer"


3. Michaela Girgenrath, MPH, Federal Ministry of Health, Germany
„The German National Cancer Plan with particular reference to early detection and a more patient-centered approach”


Forum: Discussion with all participants of the plenum and audience

Break 11:00 – 11:30
Session 1 11:30 – 12:45

Session 1A

Topic: Konfrontation – Prostatakarzinom Screening

Moderation: Prim Dr. Johannes Püspök


1. Primar Dr. Wolfgang Loidl, Barmherzige Schwestern, Linz, Österreich
„Prevention of prostate cancer, early diagnosis, PSA hysteria: Men between ignorance and anxiety“


2. PD Dr. Stefan Lange, MD, PhD, Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care, Colgne, Germany
Benefit and harm of PSA-Screening“



Session 1B

Topic: Praktische Herausforderungen bei der Erstellung evidenzbasierter Leitlinien

Moderation: N.N.


1. Mag.a Karin Eger, Wiener Gebeitskrankenkasse, Abteilung Gesundheitspolitik, Austria
"Early detection aof breast cancer - The evidence versus the reality”


2. Beate Wimmer-Puchinger, Wiener Frauengesundheitsbeauftragte, Austria

Early detection of breast cancer - the informed woman?!“



Lunch 12:45 – 14:15
Session 2 14:15 – 15:30

Session 2A

Topic: Konfrontation – Mammographiescreening

Moderation: Martin Sprenger, MD, MPH


1. Karsten Juhl Jørgensen, The Nordic Cochrane Centre, Kopenhagen, Dänemark
„Does screening for breast cancer reduce mortality from the disease?”


2. Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Buchberger, TILAK, Innsbruck, Austria
„Results of the Tirolean Mammography Program“



Session 2B

Topic: Clinical Prevention: Bewegung und Krebsprävention

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Norbert Bachl


1. DIin Barbara Wessner, PhD,Center for Sports, Sciences and University Sports, University of Vienna, Austria

„Exercise, oxidative stress and cancer incidence: is there a need for antioxidants?“


2. Univ. Doz. Dr. Günther Neumayr, Praxis Univ. Doz. Dr. Neumayr, Innere Medizin/Kardiologie/Sportmedizin, Lienz, Austria

„The positive influence of physical actibity on carcinogenesis“


Break 15:30 – 16:00
Session 3 16:00 – 17:15

Session 3A

Topic: Dickdarmkrebsscreening

Moderation: Kylie Thaler, MPH


1. Nea Malila, PhD, University of Tampere, Tampere School of Public Health, Finnland
„Results of the Finnish Colon Cancer Screening Program”


2. Prof. Dr. Hermann Brenner, MD, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
„Protection from colorectal neoplasms after colonoscopy: results of epidemiological studies from Germany“



Session 3B

Topic: Evaluation von Krebspräventionsprogrammen

Moderation: Mag. Ludwig Grillich


1. Geoffrey Fong, PhD, University of Waterloo, Canada
"The International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project"


2. Prof. François Alla, MD, PhD, Public health school, Universität Nancy, France
„Evaluation of the first French Cancer Plan – Lessons to learn for prevention”

Workshop for journalists 15:30 – 18:00
Evening Event 19:00