Focused Topic Networks

On behalf of its Member Societies and patient advocacy groups, the European Cancer Organisation convenes interested stakeholders around eight important topics and a Special Network on the impact of COVID-19 on Cancer.

Led by co-chairs from our Member Societies, these Networks are being established to facilitate consensus and joint projects in our Strategy 2020-2023.  The programme of the European Cancer Summit is also based on these eight topics.

In the Spotlight

In this section of our homepage, we highlight the latest range of activities that our members, patient advocates and team are working on, to support our Mission and Vision.

Interim Report of the Mission Board for Cancer

The European Commission has published the Interim Report of the Mission Board for Cancer. This remains a draft outline of what the Mission Board consider should be the core components of the EU Cancer Mission, which will commence in 2021. A final outline will be provided in December of this year.

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Our Member Societies

Our 31 Member Societies are experts in their discipline or profession and elect our Board.  They contribute to our Focused Topic Networks and policy approval pathway.


Receiving a cancer diagnosis is life-changing. Plans, perspectives and so much else, immediately take on different dimensions. New encounters lie ahead, which can inevitably be accompanied by a mixture of emotions, including uncertainty, fear, and a sense of lost security.

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