EU action against  rare diseases
14 Sep 2018 – 16:21 | No Comment

Though individual rare diseases (RDs) affect less than five in every 10,000 people, the aggregate number of individuals suffering from a rare disease is estimated to be nearly 400 million worldwide. The lack of efficient …

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Experts urge policymakers to start planning for lung cancer screening
16 Oct 2018 – 13:45
Experts urge policymakers to start planning for lung cancer screening

Despite significant advancements in diagnostics and treatments in recent years, major barriers exist in accessing these treatments across Europe. Being conscious that the EU must raise greater awareness of the disparities in lung cancer treatment, …

Recent advances in personalised medicine in lung cancer – how can the benefits be leveraged throughout Europe?
14 Jul 2017 – 09:20
Recent advances in personalised medicine in lung cancer – how can the benefits be leveraged throughout Europe?

Michael Koehler, Commercial Portfolio Lead and Jason Almond, Brand Director, Oncology International Developed Markets at Pfizer discuss why it is imperative to support routine biomarker testing for lung cancer in Europe
Despite the highest mortality rates …

Clinical and policy cooperation important in fight against cancer
08 Dec 2016 – 17:30
Clinical and policy  cooperation important in fight against cancer

While the work done by the European Parliament’s informal group MEP’s against Cancer and the European Partnership for Action Against Cancer will continue to develop on cancer prevention in Europe and improve policy between member …

Relevance of policy in shaping personalised medicine and tackling lung cancer
05 Dec 2016 – 10:16
Relevance of policy in shaping personalised medicine and tackling lung cancer

Policymakers have a significant role to play in bringing about a Europe in which personalised medicine, in all its forms, can be integrated into healthcare systems. Denis Horgan, Executive Director, European Alliance for Personalised Medicine, …

Healthcare stakeholders join hands to fight lung cancer
05 Dec 2016 – 10:13
Healthcare stakeholders join hands to fight lung cancer

The 2016 Lung Cancer Europe Roundtableorganised by the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies took place in Brussels on Tuesday, 27th September. Members of the European Parliament, senior representatives from the World Health Organisation and European …

At the forefront of a new era of clinical research
05 Dec 2016 – 10:00
At the forefront of a new era of clinical research

The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer is at the beginning of a creative period of bottom-up research activity. Dr. Giorgio Scagliotti, President Elect, IASLC, makes an assessment of the challenges within respiratory …

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 …

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 …

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 …