22 September 2020

Launch of The European Code of Cancer Practice: Championing the Rights of Cancer Patients Across Europe

Brussels, 23 September 2020: The European Cancer Organisation today launched a brand new initiative for empowering European citizens and cancer patients with ten key overarching Rights, signposting what cancer patients in Europe should expect from their healthcare system. The European Code of Cancer Practice (The Code) has been produced to assist every person with cancer across Europe to receive the best possible care, treatment, and support. Executive Board member, Sema Erdem is Co-Chair of the Patient Advisory Committee and worked on the team that developed The Code. During the launch meeting today, Sema spoke about key right n. 2: Information. You can also see a video of Sema discussing this right here.

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For more information on The Code click here