‘This is personal’: Von der Leyen launches EU’s Beating Cancer Plan

By |februar 5th, 2020|artificial intelligence, beating cancer plan, cancer, cancer treatment, Horizon 2020, News, research and innovation, Stella Kyriakides, Ursula von der Leyen|

The President of the European Commission launched an EU-wide public consultation on Europe's Beating Cancer Plan on Tuesday (4 February), announcing an EU-wide "open health data space" in support of research, prevention and cure.

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Health Commissioner unveils roadmap for EU cancer plan

By |december 12th, 2019|access to medicine, beating cancer plan, cancer, Farm to Fork, News, Stella Kyriakides|

The Commission will kick-off the discussion on the 'Europe's beating cancer plan' next 4 February on the occasion of the world cancer day, while the communication and action plan itself is expected towards the end of 2020, Health Commissioner Stella Ky...

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Cancer fight requires optimism but also prudence, says top researcher

By |december 10th, 2019|beating cancer plan, cancer, EU Mission Boards, Horizon Europe, News, patients, research, Stella Kyriakides, Ursula von der Leyen, Walter Ricciardi|

Any EU policy aimed at eradicating cancer must combine optimism, prudence and the realism of scientific evidence, the new boss of the EU research team on cancer, Walter Ricciardi, told EURACTIV in an interview.

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EU cancer plan will succeed if the right priorities are identified, official says

By |oktober 14th, 2019|cancer, Cancer Plan, lung cancer, News|

The much-awaited EU cancer plan will first have to identify specific needs at national level, seek funding and then be closely monitored in order to be successful, a high-ranking EU official has told EURACTIV.com.

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Germany is a ‘developing country’ when it comes to tobacco regulation, expert says

By |oktober 11th, 2019|cancer, e-cigarettes, Germany, Health, lung cancer, News, tabacco regulation|

Although Germany is being branded a 'developing country' in terms of tobacco regulation, experts warn of a new wave of cancer illnesses related to the consumption of E-cigarettes. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Investigative report: Vampires without borders

By |september 25th, 2019|cancer, fraud, News, transborder crime|

A controversial alternative medicine that treats cancer patients by making them drink their own blood was denounced in Germany years ago. But in Bulgaria, a court ruled that the treatment is scientifically sound, and children are being sent to Germany ...

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Eastern Europe diversity should be considered in EU-wide cancer plan

By |september 20th, 2019|cancer, drug innovation, News, Romania, statistics|

Having a pan-European cancer control plan is crucial, but some flexibility should be granted to member states in choosing which aspect to prioritise within the framework, said Linda Gibbs from Pfizer Oncology in an interview with EURACTIV.com.

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Center-right MEPs call for special EU Parliament committee on cancer

By |september 20th, 2019|cancer, News|

The European People’s Party (EPP), the biggest political group in the EU assembly, will ask for the creation of a special parliamentary committee to help formulate a new EU-wide plan to combat cancer. EURACTIV.com and EURACTIV.cz report from Strasbourg.

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How patients’ involvement brings quality to cancer care and policymaking

By |september 18th, 2019|breast cancer, cancer, colon cancer, manfred weber, News, Stella Kyriakides, well-being|

Medical experts and stakeholders from patient advocacy groups are keen to point out how crucial it is to consider patients’ voice as an added value when conducting cancer clinical trials, whatever policy on cancer, national or EU-wide, will eventually be put together.

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Report finds serious East-West divide in cancer handling in Europe

By |september 13th, 2019|cancer, News|

A new survey conducted by the Central and Eastern European Cancer Action Group (CEECAG) has found severe shortcomings in managing cancer incidents in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), whose “young brains” increasingly move to the west.

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