Fourth Dissemination Event of the European Project BOUNCE

Τhe 4th BOUNCE Dissemination Event will take place on October 8th 2021, as a Special Session.
This Special Session will be dedicated to BOUNCE project and
all the advances and the results of the project will be presented.
The BOUNCE Event will also be combined with the Breast Unit Open Day
organized by Champalimaud Foundation at its premises.

About

Coping with breast cancer increasingly becomes a major socio-economic challenge not least due to the constantly rising incidence of the disease in the developing world. There is a growing need for novel strategies to improve understanding and capacity to predict the resilience of women to the variety of stressful experiences and practical challenges related to breast cancer. This is a necessary step toward efficient recovery through personalized interventions. BOUNCE has brought together modelling, medical, and social sciences experts to advance current knowledge on the dynamic nature of resilience as it relates to efficient recovery from breast cancer. BOUNCE considers clinical, cancer-related biological, lifestyle, and psychosocial parameters in order to predict individual resilience trajectories throughout the cancer continuum. Ultimately prediction models and related decision support tools to become available to clinicians aspire to support resilience in breast cancer survivors and help them remain in the workforce and enjoy a better quality of life.

The BOUNCE project is currently in it’s 4th and final year. More importantly, the prospective multi-centre clinical pilot, which is at the core of the project, is underway at four major oncology centres (in Italy, Finland, Israel and Portugal). The clinical study is now tracking the medical and psychosocial trajectories of approximately 550 women who were diagnosed with breast cancer 10-16 months earlier. Participating women are assessed every three months on a long list of potentially relevant variables as they bounce back during the highly stressful treatment and recovery period following the diagnosis of breast cancer.

Project information

Duration: 01/11/2017-31/10/2021 (48 months)
Total Budget: 4.999.410 €
Project type: H2020 – SCI-2017-CNECT-2
Topic: SC1-PM-17-2017: Personalized Computer Models and in-silico systems for well-being
Funded: This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme
Grant Agreement Nr.: 777167

Highlights

Fourth Dissemination Event of the European Project BOUNCE

Fourth Dissemination Event of the European Project BOUNCE

Where: Event organized by the Champalimaud Foundation, Lisbon, PortugalWhen: Friday, October 8th, 2020On 8th of October 2021, the Champalimaud Foundation will present the 4th virtual dissemination event of the European Project BOUNCE: Predicting Effective Adaptation...

4th Dissemination Event

On 8th of October 2021, the Champalimaud Foundation will present the 4th virtual dissemination event of the European Project BOUNCE: Predicting Effective Adaptation to Breast Cancer to Help Women BOUNCE Back. An interdisciplinary consortium of experts from Italy,...

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Acknowledgement

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 777167


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