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As extremists are increasingly using the internet to radicalise the vulnerable and marginalised online with their poisonous ideology, the European Commissioner for the Security Union, Julian King raises the bar in Europe’s fight against online …

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Treating elderly with lung cancer
02 Dec 2016 – 17:27
Treating elderly with lung cancer

With the European continent aging faster than any other region, evaluation of new drugs in the elderly is becoming a major issue. Dr. Ilona Rousalova, Pulmonologist & Thoracic Surgeon, Czech Lung Cancer Cooperative Group, studies …

Why is lung cancer so under-reported?
02 Dec 2016 – 17:18
Why is lung cancer so under-reported?

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide and while cancer rates are decreasing, lung cancer still remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths across the world. Apart from late stage diagnosis, poor …

Policies to improve lung cancer prevention, treatment, and research in Europe
02 Dec 2016 – 17:13
Policies to improve lung cancer prevention, treatment, and research in Europe

People diagnosed with lung cancer face many challenges that include stigma, delayed diagnosis, and access to optimal treatment. Lydia Makaroff, Director and Francesco Florindi, Policy Coordinator, European Cancer Patient Coalition, assess these challenges and offer …

Arming for the European battle against lung cancer
02 Dec 2016 – 11:00
Arming for the European battle against lung cancer

Addressing the risk factors of cancer is the European Commission’s first line of attack in the battle against cancer. In this article, Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, focuses on the two …

Wake up call in the fight against pollution
01 Dec 2016 – 14:41
Wake up call in the fight against pollution

Despite efforts by the European Parliament and European Commission to put in place ambitious national caps on emissions to slash air pollution, individual member states have have agreed for a weak emissions control deal. Passionate …

A Paediatric Oncology Reference Network in Europe
30 Nov 2016 – 17:25
A Paediatric Oncology Reference Network in Europe

Though survival rates in childhood cancer have vastly improved, inequalities still remain in treatment and care available to different member states. Professor Ruth Ladenstein, St. Anna’s Children’s Hospital, Vienna, Austria, reviews the survival gap and …

Delivering harmonised paediatric oncology training
30 Nov 2016 – 17:22

By Professor Riccardo Riccardi, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
The delivery of high quality care as well as considerable progresses clinical and basic research can only be ensured via a harmonised paediatric oncology training …

Why more needs to be done to help children with cancer
30 Nov 2016 – 16:28
Why more needs to be done to help children with cancer

More than 60 types of cancer occur in children and more than 6,000 children and adolescents die of cancer within Europe every year. Professor Martin Schrappe, University Hospital Kiel, Kiel, Germany analyses the many factors …

What should Europe start, stop and do collectively with bladder cancer?
30 Sep 2016 – 17:37
What should Europe start, stop and do collectively with bladder cancer?

In the UK, around 98,000 people are living with bladder cancer and over 10,000 new cases are diagnosed every year with 5,000 deaths. In the EU, there are approximately 123,135 new cases and 40,252 deaths …

European Commission’s fight against cancer grows stronger
30 Sep 2016 – 17:25
European Commission’s fight against cancer grows stronger

The European Commission aims to reduce the burden of cancer through the Joint Action CANCON (European Guide on Quality Improvement in Comprehensive Cancer Control), European Code Against Cancer and by heavily investing on research. Antoni …