Several EPHA members, including the Association of the European Cancer Leagues (ECL), Cancer Research UK and the European Institute of Womens Health were very active during this week. You can find further information about their meetings below.

24 May 2011 - Setting the Agenda in Women’s Health - Stop Cancer before it starts

The agenda of the meeting is available here

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact Peggy Maguire, Director General of the European Institute of Womens Health.

25 May 2011 - Conference on Healthy Lifestyles and Cancer Prevention

Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, John Dalli, Martin Seychell, Deputy Director-General for Health and Consumer, Michele Cecchini (OECD), Lawrence Von Karsa (IARC), MEP Alojz Peterle and MEP Christel Schaldemose were some of the speakers present at ECL event. Such a high level representation allowed fruitful discussions between participants.

ECL Press Release about the event is available here

26 MAY 2011: Scientific Seminar on Cancer Prevention Research

Presentations focused notably on issues such as the Cancer Awareness Measure, the WHO’s Strategy on Diet and Physical Activity, IARC’s research on Screening, Alcohol and Cancer, UV exposure and Cancer.

24 May 2011 - Science Matters : how cancer research contributes to the health and wealth of Europe

Further information, including the report of the event will be made available shortly on the Cancer Research UK website.

- Europa Donna press release about the European Week Against Cancer is available here.

- EPHA press Release

- European Commission Communication on "Action Against Cancer : European Partnership"

Last modified on June 6 2011.