IARC, Association of European Cancer Leagues, and Cancer Society of Finland host online conference on the European Code Against Cancer29. 04. 2020
Scientists from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the Association of European Cancer Leagues, and the Cancer Society of Finland hosted an online conference on 28–29 April to discuss cancer prevention and the European Code Against Cancer.
The iPAAC WP5 conference will be changing its structure. The planned Lyon meeting in April is postponed to Autumn 2020.
The Finnish Stakeholder meeting has been postponed to a later date due to coronavirus situation in Europe.
The consultation is addressed to individual citizens, patients, and carers replying in their personal capacity as well as health professionals and organisations involved in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up care and research.
iPAAC partner FISABIO (Fundació per al Foment de la Investigació Sanitaria I Biomèdica de la Comunitat Valenciana) launched in 2019 a Contest of Best Practices tackling social inequalities in cancer prevention, including both health promotion and cancer screening programmes.
Future Europe's Beating Cancer Plan supported by the activities of Joint Actions Against Cancer (EPAAC, CANCON, iPAAC)04. 02. 2020
Tackling cancer is one of the von der Leyen Commission’s main priorities in the area of health, since data shows that the number of cancer cases in the EU will double by 2035.
The iPAAC WP5 conference, side event of Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union, was held on 5 December 2019 in Helsinki.