Serbian Local Stakeholder Forum was held on 25 March 2021.
To coordinate cancer care on the national level and to increase access to quality cancer care, the implementation of Comprehensive Cancer Care Networks (CCCNs) is recommended by the European Guide on Quality Improvement in Comprehensive Cancer Control (CanCon Guide). One of the CCCNs’ tasks is the provision of practical support tools. In this context, comprehensive, integrated patient pathways are recognised as a valuable approach.
Two reports created by WP 10, Task 4 focused on patient-reported outcome assessment in cancer care have been completed and published.
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 to 11:30 CET on Zoom.
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 EU04. 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.
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.
On 28 January 2021, Croatian Institute of Public Health (CIPH) organized first local stakeholder meeting.
An online WP5 Cancer Screening webinar was held on 14 January 2021 under the umbrella of the iPAAC JA.
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.
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.
Portuguese Local SF was held as part of the National Oncology Congress.
On 19 November 2020, Sciensano organized a local stakeholder meeting on the ethical, legal and societal implications of the use of genomic information.
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.
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.