Since 2010 SPAEN is holding an annual conference bringing together European sarcoma groups, experts, pharma and research from all over Europe and around the globetogether. In the last years a growing number of participants demonstrated the increasing interest in the sarcoma field, a rare cancer. In 2016 around 70 participants patient advocates, leading European sarcoma experts and representatives of the healthcare industry from over 25 countries including patient advocates, leading European sarcoma experts and representatives of the healthcare industry joined the three-day meeting and to listen to and discuss the latest medical news, answer and share news and experiences questions and joined discussions.
The three day conference focused on research and treatment, advocacy and capacity building. The SPAEN Conferences are in the meantime a welcome opportunity, also for the medical expert, to learn, share and grow. During the last conferencesyears, it became clear that there is a common sense between patient advocates, sarcoma experts and the industry: that, by working together, research in sarcomas can be completed conducted more quickly and new treatments can be introduced faster. Irrespective of the their role, all stakeholders are There was also a high level of commitment on the part of every participant, whether they were there as irrespective of being a patient advocate, a clinical expert or an industry representative, highly committed to playing their take part in “Changing the World” and doing all that they can to achieve our common belief and objective: Together We Can Make A Difference for Those Affected By Sarcomas! contributing their share to improve the outlook make a difference for the benefit of sarcoma patients.
Information about previous conferences can be found here:
- SPAEN 2016 Warsaw/Poland
- pdf Conference Booklet (1.29 MB>)>
- Conference Report (soon to come)
- SPAEN 2015 Paris/France
- SPAEN 2014 Amsterdam/The Netherlands
- SPAEN 2013 London/UK
- SPAEN 2012 Florence/Italy
- SPAEN 2011 Berlin/Germany
- SPAEN 2010 Madrid/Spain