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Policy paper #2 republished and other news in the latest newsletter

20.03.2017

This and other topical news on Cancon were included in the latest newsletter.


Key results presented in Finland

14.03.2017

Meeting on Cancon held at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health.


Photos from Malta available

03.03.2017

New photos available from the Final conference on Facebook.


National policy conference held in Croatia

01.03.2017

The conference was held on February 9, 2017 in Zagreb, Croatia.


Presentations from Malta available

27.02.2017

The Cancon Final conference was organized in Malta 14-15 February.


Cancon Policy papers: Five hot topics of cancer policy

23.02.2017

Press release 23 February 2017


Cancon joint action ends 23 February

22.02.2017

Call for action to all Cancon partners.


Download your documents from Extranet

22.02.2017

The link to Cancon Extranet has been moved from the top navigation under Tools.


Have a National policy conference on Cancon

21.02.2017

Since the Guide and Policy papers are available, the conferences are more topical.


Malta Final conference: Over 200 participants

21.02.2017

The outcomes of Cancon were discussed in detail.


Successful National policy conference in Spain

15.02.2017

The meeting had also a big impact in the media.


Key results presented at Final conference 14-15 Feb

13.02.2017

The conference will gather EU and national policy makers, stakeholders and partners in Malta.


Link to Extranet moved to Tools

13.02.2017

The Extranet will be closed in March/April, please save documents to your computer.


Effective cancer control saves lives, money and time – quality in the core

10.02.2017

Press release 10 February 2017.


Regional organisation and the Orkdal model of cancer care

07.02.2017

The Orkdal model and Cancon WP 7 presented in the Adjacent Government magazine.


Early Bird fee to ECToH until 7 February

02.02.2017

ECToH will be this year 23-25 March in Porto, Portugal.


Cancon Newsletter 1/2017 is now out

01.02.2017

Cancon newsletter has updates on Cancon in a compressed form.


#WorldCancerDay #WeCanICan

01.02.2017

World Cancer Day is marked on February 4 each year.


Policy conference presentations available

31.01.2017

The 2nd Policy conference was on 16 September 2016 and 3rd was on 25 January 2017.


Looking ahead in cancer control

27.01.2017

Cancon recommendations need to be integrated in the strategic health endevaours of the Commission.


Videos from Regional Cancer Control Baltic Policy Conference available

25.01.2017

The conference was held on 19 January in Riga.


Better coverage and awareness of screening needed in Latvia

20.01.2017

Minister of Health of Latvia Anda Cakša spoke in Cancon conference in Riga.


Regional Cancer Control Baltic Policy Conference in Riga

17.01.2017

The conference will be on 19 January.


Happy new year 2017!

11.01.2017

Together we can spread the word ensuring that the Cancon results have a lasting impact.


Season's greetings

22.12.2016

The last Cancon newsletter for 2016 is now out.


Programme for Malta conference published

21.12.2016

The Cancon Final conference will be in Malta 14-15 Feb 2017.


See Cancon videos at YouTube

20.12.2016

Three videos available on Cancon's YouTube channel.


How will you be spending 4 February?

16.12.2016

Get ready, World Cancer Day is less than 50 days away.


Policy papers discussed in Italy

14.12.2016

Cancon WP 5 Member state platform has its final meeting from 14 - 15 December in Ispra, Italy.


Cancon Newsletter reaches almost 600 people

01.12.2016

The latest Cancon newsletter 9/2016 is now out.


Register for the Final conference in Malta

30.11.2016

The conference will take place from 14-15 February 2017.


Lots of visitors at the Cancon WCC stand

29.11.2016

Thank you for all visitors and participants!


Link Cancon for higher ratings

28.11.2016

By linking Cancon to your webpages we'll receive higher rankings in the Google search.


Cancon conference presentations available

24.11.2016

Presentations e.g. from WCC and EPH available online.


Cancon gives evidence-based advice on cancer control

14.11.2016

Tit Albreht writes on Cancon in the latest issue of OECI newsletter.


European public health discussed in Vienna

09.11.2016

Cancon is presented in several sessions at the conference.


Come and meet us at the WCC!

26.10.2016

Cancon has a stand at the Global Village corner of the World Cancer Congress.


The future of survivorship in cancer plans

19.10.2016

Claudia Ferrari will present the work of Cancon WP 8 at the WCC in Paris.


Subscribe Cancon newsletter

30.09.2016

The latest Cancon newsletter is just out.


Cancon presented at the WCC

29.09.2016

Cancon has a stand and the joint action is presented in several sessions.


Presentations from Stakeholder forum online

28.09.2016

Partners discussed e.g. the recommendations put forth by Cancon.


The final meeting of Steering committee held

27.09.2016

The meeting focused on the Guide and the Final conference on Malta.


Quality improvement at the heart of Guide

21.09.2016

The Guide is progressing according to schedule.


Cancon steers its focus on implementation

19.09.2016

Implementation was discussed at the Cancon Policy conference in Rome.


Cancon joint action calls for policy dialogue at national and EU level

16.09.2016

Press release 16 September 2016.


Is Cancon a patient-oriented initiative?

14.09.2016

ECPS is actively involved in Cancon.


Equity, rehabilitation and quality of life in focus

13.09.2016

Cancon conferences in Rome on 15 and 16 September.


Cancon meetings in Lisbon

06.09.2016

The Guide coordination and Steering committees will meet on 8 and 9 September.


Policy conference timetable updated

05.09.2016

Also the names of the panelists have been updated to the programme.


Cancon Newsletter 6/2016 now out

01.09.2016

It includes information e.g. on the results of the SCP survey, and other news.


Survivorship care plan improves quality of cancer care

31.08.2016

The survey on the SCP was circulated to all partners involved in the Cancon WP 8.


Fight against inequalities in cancer care

19.08.2016

The full agenda of Cancon Policy conference in Rome on 16 Sep available.


Registration now open to Cancon Policy conference in Rome

16.08.2016

The second Cancon Policy conference will be on 16 September in Rome.


Cancon Newsletter 5/2016 now out

18.07.2016

It includes information on e.g. Rome conferences in September.


Rome conference themes: Successful ways to prevent and innovate

14.07.2016

Cancon conferences will be on 15 and 16 of September in Rome at the Italian Ministry of Health.


Final drafts of four core chapters of Guide delivered

13.07.2016

The current status of the joint action is good.


Guide and final conference in focus in Ljubljana

04.07.2016

The associated partners will gather in Ljubljana at the end of this week to the joint action meeting.


Cooperation is the key to success

23.06.2016

The aim of the Cancon dissemination is good outreach, wide audiences and engagement.


Cancon presentation updated

15.06.2016

Presentation as pdf and ppt files available at Tools.


Skinmama fights against skin cancer

09.06.2016

Skinmama campaign is part of Cancon WP 7 Community-level cancer care.


Cancon Newsletter 4/2016 now out

07.06.2016

Newsletter is published almost every month except for the holiday season.


Get ready for plain packaging in the Nordic countries

02.06.2016

Nordic cancer societies call for introduction of plain packaging in all Nordic countries.


World without tobacco

31.05.2016

This year the theme is plain packaging of tobacco products.


CCCN Pilot model set in the Czech Republic

26.05.2016

The pilot model is one of the tasks of the Cancon WP 6.


European Week Against Cancer starts tomorrow

24.05.2016

The week takes place at the end of May each year.


Experts unite for better cancer control in Europe

20.05.2016

The latest issue of Parliament Magazine, published on 16 of May, presents Cancon.


A positive atmosphere among the Cancon partners

18.05.2016

The second year of Cancon run according to plan.


Surviving cancer in Europe

12.05.2016

Satu Lipponen writes about Cancon in the latest issue of Adjacent Government magazine.


Cancon has almost 500 followers on Twitter

10.05.2016

The amount of followers has grown steadily during past six months.


Cancon Newsletter 3/2016 published

03.05.2016

The newsletter has updates on Cancon in a compressed form, and you can subscribe it to your email.


European Week Against Cancer approaching

03.05.2016

One of the aims of the week is to promote the European code against cancer.


Experiences on cancer control networks shared

26.04.2016

Cancon WP 6, Integrated cancer control, had meetings last week in Italy.


Romania boosts cancer control with a new, ambitious plan

14.04.2016

The plan was launched in Bucharest where several Cancon meetings are held 12-15 April.


Progress of Cancon discussed in Bucharest next week

08.04.2016

Also the the Romanian National Cancer Control Plan will be launched.


Planning cancer policies: today and tomorrow

31.03.2016

Athanasia Kanli writes about Cancon on Eli Lilly's webpages.


Cancon Newsletter 2/2016 published

16.03.2016

The newsletter has updates on Cancon in a compressed form.


Policy papers place cancer control firmly on national plans

08.03.2016

The policy papers are aimed at the decision makers in the governments and in the EU.


European guide for quality national cancer control programmes updated

04.03.2016

It includes biographies of all the contributing authors.


Joint action to control cancer – why and how?

03.03.2016

Meeting for Health Attachés in Brussels on 23 of February.


Template for National policy conferences on Cancon available

26.02.2016

The conferences are meant for the member states.


Policy paper 5: Inequalities in cancer control

22.02.2016

Rosana Peiró coordinates the work.


Policy paper 4: Outcome of prevention

19.02.2016

Giuseppe La Torre coordinates the work.


Policy paper 3: Re-allocation of resources to more effective performance

17.02.2016

Roberto Giuseppe Grilli coordinates the work.


Policy paper 2: Common objectives of national cancer plans

15.02.2016

Tit Albreht coordinates the work.


Local Cancon Stakeholder forum in Slovenia

11.02.2016

Forum held in Ljubljana on 22 January presenting Cancon and local activities in Slovenia.


Policy paper 1: Public health genomics approach in oncology

10.02.2016

Marc Van den Bulcke coordinates the work.


Anticipated national policy conference on Cancon held in Finland

09.02.2016

The conference was held with the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health.


Taking a closer look at five policy papers

03.02.2016

The Cancon Dissemination team is introducing these policy papers.


We can. I can.

27.01.2016

World Cancer Day is marked each year on February 4.


Volunteers in the spotlight for CSF’s 80th anniversary

14.01.2016

Throughout the year the CSF will highlight the importance of voluntary work in its activities.


Cancon creates a strong network of cancer control stakeholders

30.12.2015

The final full year of Cancon is approaching.


#datasaveslives

17.12.2015

Data is crucial for cancer research and #datasaveslives.


First drafts of the Guide ready by the end of December

17.12.2015

The Guide will be ready in September 2016.


Confronting the problem of inequity in cancer care

15.12.2015

The Guide chapter of WP 6 will focus on five core issues.


MAC aims at all-party collaboration on cancer policy

11.12.2015

The MAC group celebrated its 10 years of collaboration.


Psychosocial services must be available

08.12.2015

Many cancer patients suffer from psychosocial disorders.


Policy papers soon ready for comments

02.12.2015

Policy papers need now feedback from the member states.


European Code Against Cancer has new logo

01.12.2015

The winner of the logo design competition was unveiled at the ECL General assembly.


Movember is about men’s health

25.11.2015

The Commissioner of Health and Food safety writes in his blog about Movember, prostate cancer and how Cancon is responding to such diseases.


Dr Karjalainen elected as ECL president

16.11.2015

Dr Karjalainen is leading Cancon work package 2 Dissemination.


25 countries and 65 organisations working together in Cancon

12.11.2015

Altogether 23 member states are involved in Cancon.


Peak in website traffic in September

05.11.2015

Reasons for this are a popular news item on breast cancer and Cancon was featured in the Health EU newsletter.


Cancon Twitter account grew by 20 %

28.10.2015

The amount of Cancon Twitter followers grew from July to September by approx. 20 %.


IARC: Processed and red meat cause cancer

26.10.2015

Red meat is also included in the European Code Against Cancer.


Cervical cancer screening – still work to do

23.10.2015

When 30 000 European women die of cervical cancer each year, it’s clear that the screening programmes are not good enough.


Member state platform has five policy paper topics

21.10.2015

The topics are: NCCPs (national cancer control plans), genomics, disinvestment, outcome of prevention, and inequalities in cancer control.


Cancon is on the tracks

15.10.2015

The status and the budget of the joint action were discussed in the steering committee meeting held on 28 of September 2015.


Inequalities in survivorship under scrutiny

13.10.2015

Also underserved population have a specific focus in survivorship.


Mission: A cancer-free Europe

08.10.2015

A multi-sectoral and multiprofessional collaboration is a must for Cancon to achieve effective results in society.


Follow Cancon on LinkedIn and Instagram

01.10.2015

Cancon is active now also on LinkedIn and Instagram besides Facebook and Twitter.


Breast cancer screening, part II

28.09.2015

There are 10 facts that should be taken into account when planning the breast cancer screenings.


Breast cancer screening – a complicated puzzle

23.09.2015

Breast cancer is the most common cancer worldwide and in Europe. How to reduce its burden?


The supplements to European guidelines for cervical cancer screening published by Commission

17.09.2015

The European Commission has published the supplements to the 2nd edition of the European guidelines for cervical cancer screening.


No single-truth on evidence-based policy recommendations

15.09.2015

The Guide coordination (work package 4 of Cancon) held a workshop on Evidence-based policy recommendations in July.


Cancon newsletter reaches over 300 people

09.09.2015

Cancon newsletter is after email the second most preferred means of communication among the Cancon network.


Revised European guide for quality national cancer control programmes published

02.09.2015

A revised version of the European guide for quality national cancer control programmes including an Executive summary has been published and printed.


Cancon Facebook community grows steadily

25.08.2015

At the moment Cancon Facebook page has 106 fans (i.e. page likes).


Call for experts in cancer control inequalities

18.08.2015

The Member state platform (WP 5) of Cancon launches a call for experts in “Equity mainstreaming in the cancer control in Europe".


Between two stories: building an identity as a chronic cancer patient

03.08.2015

According to Maria Buchert, chronically ill people want to keep their expert's identity and participate in building the community.


Current communication network in cancer control well connected

29.07.2015

The communication network of European cancer control experts has become more tightly connected and active compared with the previous year's results.


Key policy messages from Cancon policy conference

14.07.2015

The first Cancon policy conference emphasised the importance of cancer registries and data collection.


Two Cancon extranet user groups

17.06.2015

Two user groups have been created to the Cancon extranet: general and administrator users.


Survivorship in cancer needs innovation in health care

01.06.2015

CanCon Joint Action calls for policy dialogue. 


Colorectal working group meeting in Riga a success

27.05.2015

Working group for colorectal cancer screening met in Riga, Latvia 25th -26th May. 


Second Cancon stakeholder forum held

20.05.2015

The second Cancon stakeholder forum was held in Brussels on 12 May 2015 and was hosted by the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies.


Policy conference in 13th May Brussels

18.05.2015

The first policy conference of Cancon was organised 13th May in Brussels, in Committee of the Regions premises. The conference created a lot of interest and the conference was fully booked.


Cancon joint action meeting in February 2015

06.03.2015

Cancon had its second joint action meeting for all associated partners on 25 February 2015 in Brussels. The main focus of the meeting was preparing for the compilation of the first Interim report.


WP6 meeting in Ljublana in December

13.02.2015


WP9 will focus on organization, governance and evaluation of cancer screenings

11.12.2014

The first WP9 Coordination meeting was held on 5 November in Riga. It was hosted by professor Marcis Leja and the location was at the The Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (CDPC) which is supervised by the Ministry of Health of Latvia.


Cancon communications works in networks

11.12.2014

The communications team held its first meeting for its partners in Brussels, on 18 November. The meeting was well attended and gave a good perspective of activities. Cancon work packages presented their status of work.


Evaluation is carried out in close collaboration with work packages

09.10.2014

The evaluation team needs to have e.g. full access to the documents. 


Over 50 organisations involved in Cancon

02.10.2014

At the moment there are 52 organisations and 20 member states involved in Cancon.


Active network of cancer control experts enables cooperation

10.09.2014

An active network of European cancer control experts already exists according to the network analysis.


Welcome to Cancon extranet

09.09.2014

Cancon extranet is meant for the associated and collaborating partners of Cancon.


Cancon brochure ready

08.09.2014

Cancon brochure is now ready in digital and printable format. 


Give your comments on Cancon brochure

31.07.2014

The brochure describes Cancon and its objectives in a nutshell.


Organised colorectal cancer screening needed in Latvia

30.07.2014

Leja hopes that Cancon will stimulate the decision makers to implement effective organised screening systems at national level.


Cancer patients shift to primary care

28.07.2014

The patient pathways for cancer patients shift more and more from the special health care to primary care.


Lowering barriers in implementing effective screening programmes

23.06.2014

According to Anttila, the biggest challenges of the cancer screening is the wide variation across EU.


All stakeholders should work together

18.06.2014

Cooperation is needed for the dissemination and implementation of the outputs at the national level.


Stakeholder forum to meet 6 June

02.06.2014

The meeting will be in Brussels.


To screen or not to screen?

12.05.2014

May is a topical month for Europeans, also for cancer control.


Want to take part in Cancon?

12.03.2014

Want to take part in Cancon? Read how you can do it.


New joint action launched

01.03.2014

New joint action improving cancer control Cancon launched.