Children with cancer can’t wait any longer
06 Dec 2016 – 10:09 | No Comment

The EU Paediatric Medicines Regulation has benefited a series of childhood diseases, yet only two innovative anti-cancer drugs have been authorised so far. Francoise Grossetete MEP analyses the impact of the legislation and points out …

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Targetting the environmental risk factors of lung cancer
02 Dec 2016 – 17:23
Targetting the environmental risk factors of lung cancer

The European Commission addresses the environmental risk factors of lung cancer through an ambitious tobacco control policy comprising both robust laws regulating tobacco products and prohibiting the advertising and sponsorship of such products. Antoni Monsterrat …

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 …

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 …

EU acts against work related cancer
30 Sep 2016 – 17:13
EU acts against work related cancer

The most common cause of work-related deaths in the EU is cancer and bladder cancer was one of the first cancers to be linked to occupation. The European Commission recently proposed changes to the Carcinogens …

European Commission’s action on health priorities
31 Mar 2016 – 13:14
European Commission’s action on health priorities

In an exclusive interview with Government Gazette, Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, discusses the EU action on cancer, diabetes and healthcare technology
The incidence of prostate cancer and diabetes has significantly increased …