In addition to answering patient questions during the event, the medical board, consisting of a multidisciplinary team of NET specialists answered the most recurring patient questions, which were collated ahead of time.
Furthermore, the educational project “Patient as Educators”, put in place by UniMORE (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia) in order to train a selected number of patients as coaches for the future doctors and nurses and aimed at a more effective and friendly communication with patients and caregivers, was presented as a good practice to be followed by all the healthcare systems. The meeting was also CME-accredited.
The discussions was moderated by Prof. Paola Tomassetti, gastroenterologist and member of NET Italy Scientific Committee, Mr. Andrea Pamparana, journalist and NET patient, Mrs. Luisa Draghetti, President of NET Italy and Mrs. Simona Barbi, Vice-President of NET Italy. Prof. Gabriele Luppi, oncologist and NET specialist provided scientific supervision.