31 January 2022

HYBRID EVENT Ensuring equal access to all – Cancer in Women: Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan event – 2 February 2022, 14.30 – 16.15 CET

All women – in Europe and around the world – should have the same access to cancer care, regardless of who they are and where they come from.  One year ago, the Commission launched Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan to signal its renewed commitment to cancer prevention, early detection, treatment and quality of life. Since then, the EU has put the necessary elements in place for its a smooth implementation and is beginning to deliver on its objectives.

On 2 February, Commissioner Stella Kyriakides will host a hybrid event entitled “Ensuring equal access to all” to raise awareness of cancer in women and to announce the latest actions under the EU’s Cancer Plan. President von der Leyen is part of the programme, alongside CNNs Christiane Amanpour and other testimonials from persons with a history of cancerMinister Véran, MEP Trillet-Lenoir and President of the European Cancer OrganisationTanja Spanic, President of Europa Donna – The European Breast Cancer Coalition and the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology.

The event will take place from 14.30 to 16.15 and will include the announcement of new cancer plan deliverables.

The event will serve as a prelude to World Cancer Day, the global initiative to unite the world in the fight against cancer, which takes place on 4 February.

Event page: Hybrid event – Ensuring Equal Access to All: Cancer in Women – Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan 


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