Multidisciplinary cancer team meetings

Speaker: Thomas Gruenberger

T. Gruenberger emphasizes that a presentation of each newly diagnosed patient with cancer at the multidisciplinary cancer team meeting is an essential criterion in oncology. The primary treating physician should be present at the meeting and patient wishes should be taken into consideration. He discusses the findings from a prospective study presented at ESMO World GI Congress and high adoption rate of tumour board decisions.

Discussion Points

  1. Importance of multidisciplinary tumour board meetings in oncology
  2. Results from Dutch prospective study on influence of multidisciplinary teams on cancer diagnosis and treatment
  3. Key messages for clinical practice in oncology

O-001:The influence of multidisciplinary teams on diagnosis and treatment Yara Basta, et al.