The European Cancer Organisation aims to create and develop ever-strengthening relationships between European institutions and the European cancer care community, and together with our Member Societies, Patient Advocacy Committee and networks, facilitate collaboration and consensus on focused topics towards tangible and impactful policy improvement. Read more about the European Cancer Organisation's policy work in our Annual Reports.

The strategic objectives that underpin all our policy activity are:

  • the advancement of multidisciplinarity and patient-centricity in cancer care; and,
  • the promotion of policy recommendations for the improvement of cancer care, drawing on the Organisation’s unique multidisciplinary reach.

Read more about our policy approval pathway here.

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2021’s European Cancer Summit Declaration – practical advice on turning Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan into a brighter future for cancer care.

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The European Code of Cancer Practice (The Code), translated in several languages, is a citizen and patient-centred manifesto of the core requirements for good clinical cancer practice, in order to improve outcomes for all of Europe’s cancer patients.

Essential Requirements for Quality Cancer Care

The quality of cancer care makes a huge difference to patients and their families.  It is multidisciplinarity that ensures that there is real teamwork between the healthcare professionals involved in patient care.  We have developed a series of papers that advocate for the highest quality standards.

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