Global Leaders in Oncology Convene at The Economist Events' War on Cancer 2018 to Explore the Technological Revolution and the Future of Patient Engagement

Global Leaders in Oncology Convene at The Economist Events' War on Cancer 2018 to Explore the Technological Revolution and the Future of Patient Engagement

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LONDON, November 22, 2018

LONDON, November 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

The Economist Events' fourth annual War on Cancer 2018, held in London on November 20th, was host to high profile leaders, industry representatives and policymakers in oncology globally. Discussions at the summit this year were focused around new technologies in cancer care and how to utilise data efficiently.

The event, which included panels, interviews and the presentation of initial research findings from the cancer preparedness index which is being produced by The Economist Intelligence Unit, offered thought-provoking, data and technology focused commentary on the current and future outlook of cancer care. Topics covered included: the promises and pitfalls of patient access to data, the power of online platforms and demographic divides and breakthrough therapies and the technology for treatment in 2020.

Key speakers at the summit included: 

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