Time to Accelerate: Together Against Cancer

Os compartimos esta carta que nos envían desde el European Cancer Organisation, por si fuera de vuestro interés.

Dear Colleagues,The European Cancer Organisation is continuing its country visits to promote the European Cancer Manifesto for 2024 and strengthen international collaboration on cancer care. Next up: Madrid & Paris! You are all very welcome to attend and, if you have any contacts in Spain or France who can be interested in these events, do not hesitate to share this email with them.

Madrid, Spain: Monday 6 May at 18:00 CEST

The European Cancer Organisation is launching the “Time to Accelerate: Together Against Cancer” in Spain at Palacio de Santoña in Madrid at 18:00. This event, co-organised with Fundación ECO, will address the main cancer issues in Spain and across Europe and how Spain can better align with Europe’s ambitious Beating Cancer Plan. The agenda includes lively discussions with several oncology experts, as well as representatives from Fundacion ECO, including Dr. Jesús García-Foncillas, President of Fundación ECO, Prof. Isabel Rubio, Co-Chair of the European Cancer Organisation’s Prevention, Early Detection and Screening Network, and Ramón Reyes, President of the European Association of Cancer Leagues, President of the Spanish Association Against Cancer.

To apply for registration for the event please fill in this form. For more information on our activities in Madrid, please check out our dedicated webpage.

Paris, France: Monday 13 May at 13:30 CEST

Join our event on 13 May at Institut Curie from 13:30 to 18:00 CEST to honor the legacy of Prof Trillet-Lenoir who dedicated her medical and political career to finding solutions to healthcare inequalities, workforce shortages, and the need for further progress on cancer prevention. The programme includes an exclusive video address by Frédéric Valletoux, the French minister delegate in charge of Health and Prevention. Our growing list of panelists includes Matti Aapro, Past-President, European Cancer Organisation, Thierry Philip, President, Institut Curie, and Catherine Amalric MEP, Member of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and the Subcommittee on Public Health.

Please fill in the registration form to apply for a place for this exclusive event. For more details about ECO’s activity in France, please visit our dedicated webpage.

If you have any questions regarding the events in Madrid and Spain, or if you’d like to find out more about other planned national visits, do not hesitate to reach out. Please note that the interventions will be exclusively in the local languages.

Best regards,

Mike Morrissey