News and Resources

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    Our Family of Member Societies and Patient Advocacy Groups is Growing

    04 June 2020

    We are delighted to announce that our General Assembly today confirmed that we are welcoming three new Members Societies into the European Cancer Organisation and four new patient advocacy groups are becoming members of our Patient Advisory Committee. This brings us to a total of 31 European level Member Societies and 20 patient advocacy groups within the family of the European Cancer Organisation.

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    The European Cancer Organisation Announces Affiliation with the Journal of Cancer Policy

    29 May 2020

    We are pleased to announce the European Cancer Organisation’s affiliation with the Journal of Cancer Policy, specialising in research and reviews on global cancer policy. The European Cancer Organisation believes in the power of combining the efforts and views of its member societies, patient advocacy groups and other stakeholders to achieve consensus and common policy goals.

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    Spotlight on the Quality Cancer Care Network

    29 May 2020

    ‘Stronger Together’ is a mantra much in mind as we start the exciting work of coordinating the new network of the European Cancer Organisation focused on Quality Cancer Care. For this reason, like for other Networks, the very first activity we undertook was an exercise in listening. Listening to each of the interested societies participating in this new style of collaboration.

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    Commissioner Kyriakides Breaks News of Game-Changing European Health Fund

    27 May 2020

    Opening a virtual meeting with Member Societies of the European Cancer Organisation and patients, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides unveiled a radical new approach for future EU funding for health cooperation.

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    Elaborating the Essential Requirements for Quality Cancer Care: Prostate Cancer

    10 June 2020, Virtual Event

    Working with healthcare professionals and patients using a deliberative consensus finding process, the European Cancer Organisation has recently completed ‘Essential Requirements for Quality Cancer Care’ for Prostate Cancer.

    On 10 June 2020 to launch the publication and host dialogue with the cancer stakeholder community, we are delighted to share  details of the virtual event and invite you to pre-register by 8 June 2020 (14:00 CEST).
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    Advancing Requirements for Quality Breast Cancer Care

    25 June 2020, Virtual Event

    Working with healthcare professionals and patients using a deliberative consensus finding process, the European Cancer Organisation has recently completed ‘Essential Requirements for Quality Cancer Care’ for Breast Cancer.

    On 25 June 2020 to launch the publication and host dialogue with the cancer stakeholder community, we are delighted to share details of the virtual event and invite you to pre-register by 15 June 2020 (14:00 CEST).
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    European Cancer Summit 2020

    19 - 18 November 2020, Brussels or Virtual (format to be confirmed)

    Working Together Against Cancer: Breaking Down Barriers & Saving Lives

    Every year, the European Cancer Organisation brings together leading oncology specialists, patient advocates, politicians and policy-makers to discuss the main issues impacting cancer policy, for the benefit of citizens, cancer patients and healthcare professionals across Europe. 

     

    Before the COVID-19 crisis, we had arranged to hold our Summit at the Radisson Collection hotel in Brussels and we still hope to hold the Summit there.  But we are aware that it might be better to hold the Summit as a virtual or hybrid meeting, because of social distancing measures and concerns of a potential second wave of COVID infection.  In any case, the Summit will definitely be held in person and/or virtually, on 18 & 19 November. 

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    ECCO 2019 European Cancer Summit

    14 - 12 September 2019, Brussels Marriott Hotel
    European Cancer Care: Across Borders

    The ECCO 2019 European Cancer Summit on 12-14 September 2019 in Brussels, Belgium brought together worldwide leaders from cancer care, research, patient advocacy and public-private sectors in a unique multi-stakeholder forum. The theme of the second edition of the 2019 Summit is: “European Cancer Care: Across Borders”.

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    Report from the Webinar on Europe's Beating Cancer Plan

    03 April 2020

    On 1 April 2020, the European Cancer Organisation hosted a Webinar on Europe's Beating Cancer Plan bringing together representatives from the European Commission, @EuropeanCancer Member Societies and Patient Advisory Committee in a lively discussion.

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