26 May 2021


26 May 2021- Europa Donna is part of the Transforming Breast Cancer Initiative (TBCT). On the occasion of #EWAC2021 the TBCT initiative organized a webinar on “Improving Breast Cancer Care: Using the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic as a blueprint?” While the pandemic revealed vulnerabilities in our healthcare systems, it also displayed opportunities for improvement. The virtual event was hosted by MEP Frances Fitzgerald. During the event, ED President Tanja Spanic spoke about the challenges that patients faced during the pandemic as well as the positives that came out such as telemedicine and electronic prescriptions. She stressed that moving forward we all have to work together to make sure that health systems are prepared for the next pandemic.   The event was chaired by Dr. Fatima Cardoso, MEP Frances Fitzgerald gave the keynote presentation which was followed by a panel that included Tanja, Brigitte Nolet (Roche) and Dr Isabel Rubio (President of EUSOMA and ESSO).

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