The general objective of the iPAAC Joint Action (JA) is to develop innovative approaches to advances in cancer control. The innovation that will be covered within the JA consists of further development of cancer prevention, comprehensive approaches to the use of genomics in cancer control, cancer information and registries, improvements and challenges in cancer care, mapping of innovative cancer treatments and governance of integrated cancer control, including a new analysis of National Cancer Control Plans. The key focus of the Joint Action will be on implementation, as reflected in the key deliverable, i.e. the Roadmap on Implementation and Sustainability of Cancer Control Actions, which will support member states in the implementation of iPAAC and CANCON recommendations.
million EUR co-funding by EC
44 partners (Competent Authorities and Affiliated Entities)
05 Mar 2021
Deriving quality indicators to monitor and improve cancer care
A set of reports created by WP 10, Task 3 focused on quality indicators in cancer care has been completed and published.
04 Mar 2021
Report on the basis of the analysis of data from the survey on National Cancer Control Programmes / Cancer documents in EU
National Cancer Control Programmes (NCCPs) are key documents in the field of cancer control; health systems can respond to population needs regarding cancer only through adequate planning.
04 Mar 2021
Report on the basis of the literature review and terminological assessment of the terms "Governance/Stewardship in/of Cancer Care"
In the scientific literature in the field of cancer care, especially in the literature concerning national and regional cancer control programmes, the terms governance and stewardship in/of cancer care are frequently used, but are usually not explained or defined.
01 Mar 2021
iPAAC & MEPs Against Cancer webinar
We would like to warmly invite you, on behalf of the Joint Action Innovative Partnership for Action Against Cancer (iPAAC) and the MEPs Against Cancer (MAC) interest group at the European Parliament, to attend the online event ‘Tackling Challenges in Cancer care and improving its Governance in the EU’ on 15 March 2021 from 10:00 – 11:30 CET on Zoom.
03 Feb 2021
Europe's Beating Cancer Plan: A new EU approach to prevention, treatment and care
The European Commission presented Europe's Beating Cancer Plan. With new technologies, research and innovation as the starting point, the Cancer Plan sets out a new EU approach to cancer prevention, treatment and care.
02 Feb 2021
Local Stakeholder Forum in Croatia
On 28 January 2021, Croatian Institute of Public Health (CIPH) organized first local stakeholder meeting.
26 Jan 2021
WP5 Cancer Screening webinar
An online WP5 Cancer Screening webinar was held on 14 January 2021 under the umbrella of the iPAAC JA.
22 Dec 2020
Cancer prevention in the 2020s
The Cancer Society of Finland, the Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare, the Association of European Cancer Leagues and the International Agency for Research on Cancer are organizing the iPAAC WP5 conference with the theme Cancer Prevention in the 2020s.