News and Resources

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    Patient Navigation: The Path Towards Reduced Cancer Inequalities in Europe?

    26 March 2024, Virtual

    A Stakeholder Forum for the EU NAVIGATE Project

     

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    HPV Awareness Day 2024 Webinar

    04 March 2024, Virtual

    HPV (human papillomavirus) is a sexually transmitted infection that causes about  5% of all cancers worldwide. The most common of these cancers is cervical, but the virus also causes in cancers of the vagina, vulva, anus, penis, head and neck. Currently, HPV is responsible for approximately  67,500 new cancer cases each year in the 27 EU Member States. All the HPV cancers can be eliminated by vaccination. It is safe, easy to deliver and has an immediate positive health impact.

     

    On the occasion of HPV Awareness Day 2024, the European Cancer Organisation's HPV Action Network, together with a variety of partners and stakeholders, is holding a hybrid meeting to discuss the major outcomes and lessons learned so far from initiatives developed in countries across Europe, such as Romania, Croatia and Bulgaria, as well as beyond. Furthermore, new online resources for promoting awareness will be presented (alongside the International Papillomavirus Society) and we will unveil a new important building block in the PROTECT-EUROPE project.

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    Launching the European Cancer Summit 2023 Report

    21 February 2024

    The European Cancer Organisation (ECO) is pleased to present the European Cancer Summit 2023 Report. Last November, the Summit brought together more than 450 experts, policymakers, and advocates for a dynamic exchange on the challenges and opportunities for improving cancer care in the coming five years.

    Cancer won’t wait. Why should we?

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    European Cancer Summit 2023 Report: Accelerating Momentum

    February 2024

    Last November, the European Cancer Organisation (ECO) convened experts, policymakers, and advocates to address critical issues in cancer care in the midst of a world in ‘perma-crisis.’

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    PROTECT-EUROPE News - February 2024

    16 February 2024

    On 4 March, HPV Awareness Day, we will unveil the next building block in the expanding PROTECT-EUROPE project.

    The new PROTECT-EUROPE Hub is an open-access, online repository for healthcare providers, policymakers and other stakeholders dedicated to fighting the human papilloma virus and the many cancers it causes. The new Hub contains the latest lessons learned from the project, including peer-reviewed discoveries, best practices, training modules, public awareness tools, and links to an assortment of valuable external resources.

    The Hub will be accessible throughout the duration of the project, and beyond. It will be officially launched during a hybrid webinar fully dedicated to HPV prevention and screening, which will also include lessons learned from three EU countries and an exploration of the latest insights and best practices.

    Join us and witness the launch by registering here.

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    The Launch of INTERACT-EUROPE 100 in Barcelona

    16 February 2024

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    On 8 and 9 February, the European Cancer Organisation introduced the second phase of the EU co-funded Inter-Specialty Cancer Training Programme.

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    NOTA DE PRENSA - Lanzamiento de INTERACT-EUROPE 100 en Barcelona, 8-9 de febrero

    08 February 2024

    Seis organizaciones españolas forman parte de un consorcio internacional para desarrollar un innovador programa de formación interprofesional en cáncer a nivel europeo

    8 de febrero, Barcelona - En Europa, los pacientes de cáncer tienen acceso a un amplio abanico de especialidades y profesiones diferentes: oncólogos médicos, oncólogos radioterápicos, oncólogos quirúrgicos, enfermeras oncológicas y muchos otros. Para que la atención oncológica sea óptima, es esencial que exista estrecha colaboración entre estos profesionales. Sin embargo, un trabajo en equipo eficaz requiere un conocimiento profundo de las funciones de cada uno, así como de los objetivos comunes.

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    PRESS RELEASE - The INTERACT-EUROPE 100 Kick-off Event 8-9 February

    08 February 2024

    Empowering Cancer Care: Ground-breaking new EU Inter-Specialty Cancer Training Programme launched in Barcelona

    8 February, Barcelona - Cancer patients in Europe are treated by an array of different specialties and professions: medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, cancer nurses and many others. For cancer care to be delivered optimally, close collaboration among these professionals is essential. But that requires a thorough knowledge of each other’s roles and goals in treating any patient.

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    A Tribute to John Ryan, Former DG SANTE Deputy Director General

    05 February 2024

    It is with great sadness that the European Cancer Organisation has learned of the recent passing of John Ryan, the former deputy general at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety. Our condolences go out to all those who knew John.

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