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    smartCARE & PROTECT-EUROPE Showcase Event

    22 November 2024, Radisson Collection Hotel, Grand Place Brussels (and Virtual)

    One Showcase Event for Two Stellar Projects

     

    Block your calendar for the day after the European Cancer Summit. The smartCARE & PROTECT-EUROPE Showcase Event will highlight lessons and opportunities from these two flagship EU4Health projects. 

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    European Cancer Summit 2024

    20 - 21 November 2024, Radisson Collection Hotel, Grand Place Brussels (and Virtual)

    United Against Cancer: Forging New Frontiers

     

    The European Cancer Summit 2024 will once again unite the cancer community in accelerating efforts against a most relentless disease. Experts, patients and policymakers will explore new innovative solutions to pressing challenges faced by healthcare systems across Europe and propose new opportunities in cancer research.

     

    This year’s European Cancer Summit takes place on 20 & 21 November, in Brussels & online.  

     

    The European Cancer Summit will be followed by an exclusive Showcase Event for the smartCARE and PROTECT-EUROPE projects on 22 November, at the same venue. Find out more. 

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    The EU’s HTA regulation: Are we ready for kick-off?

    08 October 2024, Virtual

    On Tuesday 8 October from 15:00-17:30 CEST, the 2024 ECO Community 365 Roundtable series will continue with a spotlight placed on the issue of ‘EU HTA Cooperation’.

     

    A landmark piece of European Union legislation to achieve greater cooperation between countries on Health Technology Assessment (HTA) is due to come into force in January 2025, with cancer medicines among the first group of therapies in its focus. Is the EU ready for Joint Clinical Assessments? Have stakeholder views been taken account of? Is there still time to address any remaining concerns? Register and participate in the roundtable to be a part of the conversation.

     

    The Roundtable will be co-chaired by Giuseppe Curigliano, President, European Society of Breast Cancer Specialists; and Natacha Bolaños, Regional Manager for Europe, Lymphoma Coalition. 

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    PROTECT-EUROPE Masterclass 5 - All You Need to Know About HPV Vaccine Safety

    25 July 2024, Virtual

    PROTECT EUROPE Masterclass 5 General

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    The European Cancer Organisation’s Commitment on World Hepatitis Day

    23 July 2024

     

    On 28 July, World Hepatitis Day, we unite with the World Health Organization, the World Hepatitis Alliance and the European Commission to raise awareness and action against hepatitis.

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    New Roadmap Launched at European Parliament Urges EU to Complete, Refresh and Expand its Cancer Plan

    18 July 2024

    Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from across the political spectrum gathered today to highlight the state of cancer policy in Europe. They emphasised their support for cancer remaining a top  political priority in Europe, and they undertook to work together over the next five years to help accelerate improvements in cancer prevention, detection, treatment, care and research in all Member Countries. 

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    Russia's Missile Attack on Ukrainian Children's Hospital

    09 July 2024

     

    Statement from the European Cancer Organisation

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    9 July 2024, Brussels: Responding to the horrific scenes from the Russian missile strike yesterday on Kyiv's Okhmatdyt Children's Hospital, the European Cancer Organisation has issued the following statement:

    Russia’s military targeting of children, hospitals and healthcare facilities is appalling. Our hearts go out to all who have been harmed, including the most vulnerable of patients, healthcare professionals, parents and families. This attack stiffens our resolve to work with our member societies, patient organisations and others in giving help to cancer patients and professionals in Ukraine now and in the long term. 

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    ECO and the United Nations Population Fund sign a Memorandum of Understanding

    09 July 2024

     

    The European Cancer Organisation (ECO) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their collaboration in the fight against cancer, especially cervical cancer, and to improve patient outcomes worldwide.

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    New Report Outlines How Europe Can Address Needs of Young Cancer Patients

    26 June 2024

    A new report, published as part of the EU-funded STRONG-AYA project, highlights a series of lessons and recommendations to provide a brighter future for adolescents and young adults (AYAs) with cancer. Entitled ‘Caught in the Middle’, the report is the result of an extensive stakeholder forum.

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