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.
On Tuesday 10 November 2020, Cancer Society of Finland (CSF) organized the first Local Stakeholder meeting in cooperation with Ministry of Social Affairs and Health and Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare. The meeting was held online via open webcast platform.
Online webinar Facing the harsh reality of pancreatic cancer: policy measures and health system strategies14. 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 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.
Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal tumours, and it is the fourth cause of cancer death in Europe. Despite its important public health impact, however, there are no effective treatments or high-visibility research efforts.
On Friday, 29 May 2020 the National Institute of Public Health Slovenia (NIJZ) organized the second Local Stakeholder meeting, which was held online via GoToMeeting platform.
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 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.
The Hungarian Stakeholder Forum was held at the National Institute of Oncology in Budapest on 11 December 2019.
The 3rd iPAAC Governmental Board meeting took place on 9 and 10 October 2019 in Barcelona.
The second iPAAC Stakeholder Forum was held on Tuesday, 10 December 2019 in Brussels, a conference room of the FPS Employment, Labour and Social Dialogue.
The Lithuanian iPAAC dissemination meeting was held on 2 October 2019 at the Vilnius University Hospital Santaros Clinic.
Trainee position in cancer epidemiology and cancer registration at the Joint Research Centre, Ispra (Italy)01. 10. 2019
The Cancer Information group at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre in Ispra (Italy) is offering a trainee work experience for an activity in cancer epidemiology and registration.
iPAAC Contest of Best Practices tackling social inequalities in cancer prevention has extended its deadline to 7th September.
The French iPAAC LSF was held on 3 December 2019 at the National Institute of Oncology in Boulogne-Billancourt.
The second German Local Stakeholder Forum (LSF) of the Joint Action “Innovative Partnership for Action Against Cancer” (iPAAC) was held in Berlin on 20 February 2019, within the framework of the 34th German Cancer Congress.
On 31 May 2019 the National Institute for Public Health Slovenia (NIJZ) organized a Local Stakeholder Meeting in Ljubljana.
The first German Local Stakeholder Forum (LSF) of the Joint Action “Innovative Partnership for Action Against Cancer” (iPAAC) was held in Berlin on 16 May 2019, within the framework of the forum “Brennpunkt Onkologie”.
Cancer experts across Europe declare that there are still significant barriers to detecting cancer early. Over 150 experts from over 30 countries responded to the survey of the EU co-funded Joint Action iPAAC (innovative Partnership for Action Against Cancer). The results were announced in Budapest today.
The WP5 Conference Early Diagnosis of Cancer - 5 Things You Need to Know will take place on 20 May 2019 and will be hosted by the Hungarian National Institute of Oncology in Budapest. Registrations for the conference have been extended until 10 May!
The second iPAAC JA meeting was held on 10–11 April 2019 in Belgrade, Serbia.
The iPAAC WP4 team continues in visiting EU Member States to collect their experience in the implementation of cancer control programs.
FISABIO launches a Call for Experts on social inequalities in cancer prevention to assist with the evaluation of Best Practices in this field.
The second Governmental Board meeting was held at the Belgian Ministry of Health in Brussels on Thursday, 24 January 2019.
The Maltese Stakeholder Forum was held on 14 and 15 January 2019 at the Sir Anthony Mamo Oncology Centre.
The iPAAC SC meeting and RCC meeting will be held on 25 January 2019 in Brussels.
The 7th Health Region of Crete, Greece (JA associated partner) organized its first iPAAC Local Stakeholder Forum on 18 November 2018 in Heraklion, Crete, with the participation of the Minister of Health, the Deputy Minister for Research and Innovation and other distinguished participants.
The iPAAC WP4 team is currently visiting EU Member States to collect their experience in the implementation of cancer control programs.
The first iPAAC Stakeholder Forum was held in the conference room of the Belgian Ministry of Employment in Brussels on Thursday, 20 September 2018.
The stakeholder meeting of Czech partners involved in the iPAAC Joint Action took place in the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic on 20 June 2018. This event was preceded by a dedicated conference session in Brno and followed by a press conference in Prague.
A kick-off meeting of the work package 9 was held on 2–3 July 2018 at the French National Cancer Institute (INCa), Boulogne Billancourt.
iPAAC work package 4 (Integration in national policies and sustainability) was launched by two working groups meetings in Brussels on 27–28 June 2018.
The aim of the iPAAC work package 8 (Challenges in Cancer Care) kick-off meeting was to formally begin the WP 8 activities and to review the objectives, methods and planned deliverables and milestones of this work package.
Activities of the iPAAC Work Package 7 “Cancer Information and Registries” were launched on 31 May 2018 in Milan, Italy.
iPAAC Work Package 10, the Governance of Integrated and Comprehensive Cancer Care, led by the German Ministry of Health and the German Cancer Society, kicked off its activities at the first meeting of the WP partners in Berlin on 7–8 May 2018.
iPAAC launched its activities at the first meeting of all Joint Action partners, which took place in Luxembourg on 16–17 April 2018. It was the first face-to-face meeting of the full Joint Action consortium as well as the first meeting of the Steering Committee (on 17 April), which involved WP leaders and EC representatives.