European Commission opens a roadmap on “Europe’s beating cancer plan”

05/02/2020 78 Views
European Commission opens a roadmap on “Europe’s beating cancer plan”

The European Commission as just opened a roadmap called “Europe’s beating cancer plan” which is open for feedback for 4 weeks (ends on March 3rd 2020)

Every year, 3.5 million people in the EU are diagnosed with cancer, and 1.3 million die from it. Over 40% of cancer cases are preventable. Without reversing current trends, it could become the leading cause of death in the EU. Europe’s beating cancer plan aims to reduce the cancer burden for patients, their families and health systems. It will address cancer related inequalities between and within Member States with actions to support, coordinate and complement Member States’ efforts.

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