OnCoQuest, a recently established, international non-for profit society for requesting contemporary oncology treatment of cancer patients internationally, today proudly announced the launch of its principal initiative.
Its web-based platform will provide cancer patients’ access to international cancer experts that can be requested to review their case and provide independent and evidence-based multidisciplinary expert review reports. This initial service that OnCoQuest is offering will be available as of ESMO 2012.
OnCoQuest has as its mission to provide an additional expert review on patient cases that might be difficult or where the treating physician would want assistance to putting recent scientific advances into a clinical perspective. The scientific steering committee, chaired by Professor Pierfranco Conte, consists of multidisciplinary internationally renowned experts in various tumor types, and includes pathologists, surgical, radiation and medical oncologists.
Supported by state-of the art security protection, the platform guarantees secure review and patient case discussions virtually. Patients can work with their treating physician or any other physician to upload all medical history and information in digital format for personalised review and comment by an international multidisciplinary expert panel.
There are various service levels at various fees: normal, limited or expedited patient case reviews. The price range varies from €550 to €1450 depending on the number of experts involved and the requested turnaround time.
Professor Pierfranco Conte, chair of OnCoQuest society steering committee explains, “we recognised that to increase the overall survival in cancer patients, we needed to support physicians with knowledge and multidisciplinary support to translating recent scientific advances into clinical perspectives.”
OnCoQuest is a recently established, international non-for-profit society for requesting contemporary oncology treatment of cancer patients internationally. Chaired by Professor Pierfranco Conte, OnCoQuest society’s scientific steering committee consists of internationally renowned experts in various tumour types, based in different European countries. OnCoQuest has as its mission to provide an international multidisciplinary expert review of patient cases upon request.
For more information about OnCoQuest and the OnCoQuest Expert Review platform, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.oncoquest.org