The "Vision Zero - Together Against Cancer" initiative is strongly committed to bringing the number of preventable cancer-related deaths to zero.1 In our Podcast from the Expert Dialogues series discuss Prof. Dr. Michael Thomas, Thoracic Clinic Heidelberg University Hospital, and Prof. Dr. dr Michael von Bergwelt, Munich University Hospital and board member at Vision Zero, how this goal can be achieved.
They use lung carcinoma as an example: What role do prevention, early detection and screening play here? What can modern molecular diagnostics do to further personalize therapy? How important is the interdisciplinary approach, e.g. B. in molecular tumor boards?
Especially lung carcinoma with its now very high diversity and numerous Therapy options for different subgroups The two experts agree that it could serve as a “poster child” for the development of oncology and “Vision Zero”. But what hurdles still have to be overcome in order to get closer to the goal of zero?
Would you like to learn more about “Vision Zero – Together Against Cancer”? The initiative is one of the themes of this year's MEDEAconnect from 9 to 11 November 2022, which has the motto "The beginning of a new era in lung cancer". The event will take place online – register now!
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1. Vision statement, Vision-Zero e. V. – Together against cancer, under: https://www.vision-zero-oncology.de/vision.php (accessed August 2022).