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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French mayors ban glyphosate weedkiller, defying government

By |avgust 23rd, 2019|BASF, cancer, France, glyphosate, Monsanto, News, Pesticides, Roundup|

Some 20 French mayors have banned glyphosate from their municipalities, defying the government, which is now taking legal action to impose national legislation which allows the controversial weedkiller's continued use for now.

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France takes Roundup weed-killer off market after court ruling

By |januar 16th, 2019|Bayer Monsanto merger, cancer, food health claims, France, glyphosate, glyphosate ban, Monsanto, News|

French authorities on Tuesday (15 January) banned the sale of a form of controversial weed-killer Roundup following a court ruling that regulators failed to take safety concerns into account when clearing the widely used herbicide.

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Disparities remain on how to tackle lung cancer in Europe, report says

By |december 5th, 2018|cancer, health prevention, lung cancer, News|

Enhanced prevention measures, especially against tobacco and electronic cigarettes, combined with access to innovative treatments can help tackle rising lung cancer cases in Europe, a new study funded by the industry has found.

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