EU institutions should engage more politically to induce change in HIV awareness
14 Jul 2017 – 10:30 | No Comment

Nearly 122,000 are unaware of their HIV infection in Europe. To decrease the number of people who are diagnosed late or are unaware of their infection, new strategies are required to expand targeted HIV testing …

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EU institutions should engage more politically to induce change in HIV awareness
14 Jul 2017 – 10:30
EU institutions should engage more politically to induce change in HIV awareness

Nearly 122,000 are unaware of their HIV infection in Europe. To decrease the number of people who are diagnosed late or are unaware of their infection, new strategies are required to expand targeted HIV testing …

European Commission’s passionate response to AIDS
14 Jul 2017 – 10:20
European Commission’s passionate response to AIDS

Thirty years since the first cases of AIDS were reported, the European Commission has been providing funding and support to several developing countries across the globe. Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for International Development and Cooperation …

A manifesto for consistent, superior and multidisciplinary breast cancer care
14 Jul 2017 – 09:15
A manifesto for consistent, superior and multidisciplinary breast cancer care

While Europe boasts of many good breast cancer services, wide inequality exists in quality of treatment across EU countries. Some member states continue to lack access to specialist units. Fatima Cardoso et al., from the …

Prescription for change
14 Jul 2017 – 09:10
Prescription for change

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide, and is the most common cause of cancer among women in most countries. If this situation is to change, urgent action is required at the …

How do we solve the hardest challenges in cancer?
06 Dec 2016 – 17:22
How do we solve the hardest  challenges in cancer?

Cancer Research UK has made lung cancer a priority and has increased funding towards the deadly disease as against other cancer types.   Dr. Karen Noble, Head of Research Training and Fellowships, Cancer Research UK, makes …

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 …

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 …

Innovative therapies must be made accessible to all
30 Mar 2016 – 17:27
Innovative therapies must be made accessible to all

Access pathways must foster innovation to address unmet needs, align evidence requirements as treatment options move earlier in the disease course, and remove barriers to access for patients. Jane Griffiths, Group Chairman, Janssen Europe, Middle …

Calling for a compulsory screening mechanism in UK
30 Mar 2016 – 17:06
Calling for a compulsory screening mechanism in UK

All cancers are required to be diagnosed sufficiently early if treatment should to be successful and prostate cancer appears to be the most difficult as patients often show no early symptoms. Gary Steele, M.B.E, Chairman, …

Europe must take control of the migration crisis
30 Mar 2016 – 12:43
Europe must take control of the migration crisis

Will 2016 be a better year for migrants? It will be, if we take urgent action to stop Europe from falling apart. Demetrios G. Papademetriou, Founder and President, Migration Policy Institute Europe, offers a five-point-cluster …