Deriving quality indicators to monitor and improve cancer care

05. 03. 2021

A set of reports created by WP 10, Task 3 focused on quality indicators in cancer care has been completed and published.

Report on the basis of the analysis of data from the survey on National Cancer Control Programmes / Cancer documents in EU

04. 03. 2021

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.

Report on the basis of the literature review and terminological assessment of the terms "Governance/Stewardship in/of Cancer Care"

04. 03. 2021

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.

iPAAC & MEPs Against Cancer webinar

01. 03. 2021

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.

Europe's Beating Cancer Plan: A new EU approach to prevention, treatment and care

03. 02. 2021

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.

Local Stakeholder Forum in Croatia

02. 02. 2021

On 28 January 2021, Croatian Institute of Public Health (CIPH) organized first local stakeholder meeting.

WP5 Cancer Screening webinar

14. 01. 2021 – 14. 01. 2021

An online WP5 Cancer Screening webinar was held on 14 January 2021 under the umbrella of the iPAAC JA.

Cancer prevention in the 2020s

22. 02. 2021 – 22. 02. 2021

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.

Cancer Control Policy Interview Survey (CCPIS) Report endorsed and finalised

04. 12. 2020

Work Package 4 team conducted a detailed cancer control policy interview survey by visiting 28 European countries in order to collect information on current initiatives and experience in implementing cancer control policies in EU Member States. The outcomes of this exercise are summarized in the Cancer Control Policy Interview Survey (CCPIS) Report.

Local Stakeholder Forum in Portugal

21. 11. 2020 – 21. 11. 2020

Portuguese Local SF was held as part of the National Oncology Congress.

Local Stakeholder Forum in Belgium

19. 11. 2020 – 19. 11. 2020

On 19 November 2020, Sciensano organized a local stakeholder meeting on the ethical, legal and societal implications of the use of genomic information.

Basket of good news at the 5th Governmental Board meeting

09. 11. 2020

The 5th iPAAC Governmental Board meeting was held online on 1st of October 2020. The meeting brought together Member State Representatives, iPAAC Work Package Leaders and European Commission Representatives.

Reimbursement models for cancer surgery and radiation oncology

04. 11. 2020

The evolving field of cancer therapy poses a real challenge for designing a reimbursement policy that can cope with providing a fair payment of the evidence-based standard of care and with the rapid pace of innovation.  

Online webinar Facing the harsh reality of pancreatic cancer: policy measures and health system strategies

14. 09. 2020

An online webinar that continued in activities related to the improvement of pancreatic cancer care and the “Bratislava Statement” was held on 9 September 2020 under the umbrella of the iPAAC JA.

The 2nd Czech Local Stakeholder Forum – top-level support of cancer control in the near future

05. 06. 2020 – 05. 06. 2020

The second Czech Local Stakeholder Forum took place on 5 June 2020 in Prague, with attendance of all cancer control stakeholders and policy makers – Czech Society for Oncology, health insurance companies, managers of healthcare facilities, and the Czech government.