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Webinar – Upcoming Health Technology Assessment Regulation (HTAR)

CPE is hosting its third webinar on the upcoming Health Technology Assessment Regulation (HTAR) on the 28th of August 2024, 17:00 - 18:30 CEST.… Read More

CPE Responds to the European Commission’s Consultation

The European Union has adopted its Regulation on Health Technology Assessment (HTA) which will come into force by next January 2025 for oncology products… Read More

Highlights from the QUALITOP End-of-Project Conference and Workshop

On the 26th and 27th of June, CPE and 13 partners from the QUALITOP consortium, gathered in Amsterdam for an event focusing on the advancements… Read More

Cancer Patients Europe joins the EU Cross-Border Clinical Trials Initiative

This July, Cancer Patients Europe (CPE) agreed to join the EU Cross-Border Clinical Trials Initiative (EU-X-CT) as a patient advocate organization. This multi-stakeholder initiative,… Read More

Concerned Stakeholders Issue Call to Action on the Implementation of the EU Joint Clinical Assessment for ATMPs

Brussels, BE – 10 July, 2024 Without methodologies suited to ATMPs, the JCA will create a new barrier to patient access The new EU… Read More

Roundtable on Creating a European network of pancreatic cancer registries – Results from the PancreOS Project

On Thursday, 27 June in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, stakeholders from different fields gathered to discuss the findings of the PancreOS Project, a Pancreatic… Read More

PREVENT’s Third Plenary Meeting

CPE’s Policy Officer Josephine Mosset and the Communications Officers, Joana Kokalari and Tristan Hanssen, traveled to Stockholm, Sweden for the third plenary meeting of… Read More

10 Key Recommendations for Enhancing Joint Clinical Assessments Under the EU HTA Regulation

CPE together with leading patient organisations across Europe has come together to release a set of ten key recommendations aimed at improving patient involvement… Read More

QUALITOP Workshop & Conference to be Hosted in Amsterdam

The consortium of the QUALITOP project, of which CPE is a proud member, is thrilled to announce an upcoming Workshop and Conference, set to… Read More

CPE and GAMIAN-Europe release the “Empower and Connect” Toolkit to increase awareness on cancer and depression.

The emotional and psychological toll of a cancer diagnosis can be as challenging as the physical aspects of the disease. Cancer patients are often… Read More

CPE’s Chair of the Board Receives Prestigious Award on World No Tobacco Day 2024

The 2024 WNTD Awards CPE is thrilled to announce that our Chair of the Board, Francisco Lozano, has been honoured by the WHO with… Read More

“5 Ways to Reduce Cancer Care Inequalities in Europe: Looking Beyond the Elections”

As part of this year’s European Week Against Cancer (EWAC), we are launching a series of mini-webinars titled “5 Ways to Reduce Cancer Care… Read More

Position Paper on Pancreatic Cancer Across Europe in Light of the 2024 EU Elections

May 15, 2024 CPE is pleased to announce our latest position paper addressing the critical issue of pancreatic cancer across Europe in light of… Read More

Biosimilars in Cancer Care: Ensuring Patient Empowerment and Accessibility

Biosimilars in Oncology As the healthcare landscape evolves at an unprecedented pace, awareness and understanding become paramount for patients navigating various treatment and care… Read More

Continuous support for the Cancer Inequalities Manifesto: Every Signature a Step Closer to Our Target

Exciting developments unfolded on the 11th of April at the European Parliament as our CEO, Antonella Cardone, and María Teresa Deus Trasobares, President of ASARGA… Read More

Second European Parliament Roundtable Addresses Urgent Needs in Lung Cancer Care

Brussels, 9 April 2024 – Together with stakeholders from the Swedish Institute of Health Economics, the European Lung Cancer Association, and MSD, CPE co-organised… Read More

“World Health Day 2024: Time to Move from Awareness to Action”

This year’s World Health Day, themed 'My health, my right' reminds us of the global challenges we face, from diseases and disasters to conflicts… Read More

Interactive Workshop: Sharing Insights on Navigating Cancer and Depression

CPE is happy to support GAMIAN-Europe, in the organisation of an interactive online workshop on Thursday, 11th of April from 14:00-16:00 (CEST). The workshop… Read More

CPE JOINS QUALITOP

Cancer Patients Europe (CPE) has recently joined the consortium of Qualitop, marking a significant step forward in improving the quality of life for cancer… Read More

GLIOMATCH project kick-off meeting

We were thrilled to take part in the GLIOMATCH kick-off meeting, which took place on March 25 and 27, 2024, in Leuven, Belgium. This… Read More

3rd OPMDay Annual Congress

CPE is co-organising the OPMDay Annual Congress, a two-day conference dedicated to exploring Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders (OPMDs). The event, hosted by Prof. Rui… Read More

Interceptor Working Group Meeting and Workshop

CPE will take part in the two-day working group meeting and workshop that is set for April 29 and 30, 2024, in Milan, Italy,… Read More

EP Roundtable on “Fighting Lung Cancer Together as Equals – A Year On”

CPE is proud to support the organisation of this second roundtable at the European Parliament. Following the first gathering held in October 2022, marked… Read More

Vibrant discussions at the Spanish Ministry of Health

The Spanish tobacco control unit and experts convened in Madrid on the 22nd of March, to revise the tobacco control law. During this high-level… Read More

CPE Launches New Patient Survey on Metastatic Breast Cancer Biomarkers

Cancer Patients Europe (CPE) is proud to announce the launch of our new patient survey aimed at patients who have been diagnosed with metastatic… Read More

CPE’s second webinar on the upcoming Health Technology Assessment Regulation (HTAR)

CPE is hosting its second webinar on the upcoming Health Technology Assessment Regulation (HTAR) on the 2nd of April,2024, 17:00 - 18:30 CEST. The… Read More

Enhancing Stakeholder Engagement in the European Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Process: Insights from New Research

We are excited to announce the publication of a research paper shedding light on the role of stakeholder involvement in the European Health Technology… Read More

PREVENT releases its official brochure

The PREVENT project, funded by the Horizon Europe programme of the European Union, has unveiled its official brochure, delving into the global impact of… Read More

8th March International Women’s Day

In a tribute to the strength and resilience of women worldwide, today marks a celebration of their indomitable spirit. A special acknowledgment goes out… Read More

Ending Financial Discrimination Against Cancer Survivors

Our CEO Antonella Cardone took the stage at the High-Level Conference on Ending Financial Discrimination Against Cancer Survivors, led by Dr Françoise Meunier on… Read More

CPE and EONS sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

CPE and the European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a framework for collaboration and mutual support… Read More

Francisco Lozano’s speech at the Parliament of the Canary Islands

The inaugural for the first "Week Against Cancer" awareness raising event, was organised on the 6th of February, at the Parliament of the Canary… Read More

The draft text of the European Health Data Space (EHDS) in trilogues sparks deep concerns in the European healthcare ecosystem.

26 February 2024 – Cancer Patients Europe (CPE), as part of a coalition of 35 large health stakeholder organisations representing patients, health professionals, researchers,… Read More

CPE Executive Assistant

The Organisation Cancer Patients Europe (www.cancerpatientseurope.org) is a pan-European all cancer type organisation, uniting cancer patients, carers and survivors, and envisions reducing the burden… Read More

Cancer Momentum: Fighting Cancer Inequalities in the EU Event at the European Parliament

On Wednesday, February 14th, Cancer Patients Europe (CPE) and the Central European Cooperative Oncology Group (CECOG), in collaboration with Members of the European Parliament… Read More

CPE HR Officer Vacancy

The Organisation Cancer Patients Europe (CPE) is a pan-European and pan-cancer type association. It was established to overcome the lack of such an organisation… Read More

“The Cancer Momentum: Fighting Inequalities in Europe”

CPE is proud to organise its 1st event at the European Parliament Cancer mortality varies widely across Europe, and survival depends on where you… Read More

Consensus Conference on Larynx Preservation for Laryngeal/Hypopharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Milano, 12/04/2024 Ore 9  Registrations of participants 09:30 Opening of the congress 09:50- 10:20 Introduction: Presentation of the project  10:20 - 10:50 Session 1… Read More

Stakeholder coalition calls for legislative refinement of the EHDS

4 December 2023, Brussels – Cancer Patients Europe, as part of a large multi-stakeholder group, representing the entire spectrum of the healthcare ecosystem and… Read More

Transforming EU Continence Health: A Manifesto for Policy Reform

On 8 November CPE joined 22 scientific, professional, patient and non-profit organisations in launching a manifesto for policy reform on Continence Health in Europe.… Read More

Awareness of Genomic Testing in Breast Cancer – A Call to Action Across Europe

Awareness of Genomic Testing in Breast Cancer Awareness of Genomic Testing in Breast Cancer – A Call to Action Across Europe Cancer Patients Europe is… Read More

Patient Leadership to Tackle Cancer in Europe. Cancer Patients Europe’s event

Cancer Patients Europe had the pleasure of hosting the first event on Patient Leadership to tackle Cancer in Europe and presenting CPE's mission to… Read More

Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders, August 31th-31st Antwerp, Belgium Abstract call by July 4th

The first face-to-face OPMDay is on August 30th-31st in Antwerp, Belgium. The 2023 meeting focuses on the clinical and pathological diagnosis, biomarker and biological… Read More

“We won’t recover from a missed opportunity”

From Europe's Beating Cancer Plan to the new HTA Regulation: our CEO Antonella Cardone discusses Cancer Patients Europe's mission and policy priorities answering questions… Read More

Gaps in breast cancer care in Europe and the Importance of genomic testing

The my Cancer my Concern initiative has highlighted the gap in genomic testing awareness. Cancer Patients Europe and Exact Sciences discuss it with pharmaphorum.com Read… Read More

Participate now in the ThermoBreast Survey

Does a mammogram hurt? Will a biopsy scar be noticeable? How often should I get a breast cancer screening? The EU-funded project ThermoBreast is… Read More

Joint Statement: health organisations define EHDS’ opt out required for life saving research

On 6 June, Cancer Patients Europe joined together with 31 other health stakeholders to share views on specific recommendations for a potential opt-out mechanism… Read More

The European Health Technology Assessment Regulation: The Political Will

On 28 February 2023, Pancreatic Cancer Europe (PCE) and Cancer Patients Europe (CPE) held a webinar to exchange views on how best to enhance cooperation on the HTA process… Read More

myCancer myConcern infographics

Find here infographics of the topline country results (in English) about the myCancer myConcern initiative. Feel free to email us requesting the documents in… Read More

Better Decision-Making for Better Outcomes: a Call to Action on Harnessing the Power of Real-World Evidence

Recent years have seen growing recognition of the role that data can play in enabling not only better health system performance, but also better… Read More

Better Decision-Making for Better Outcomes: Harnessing the Power of Real-World Evidence

Join our CEO Antonella Cardone at the expert roundtable hosted by MEP Stelios Kympouropoulos at the European Parliament and discuss how real-world data can… Read More

Incontinence and Mental Health. Call for Evidence on a Comprehensive Approach to Mental Health

In the 2022 State of the European Union address, European Commission President von den Leyen announced a new European Mental Health Strategy. As a… Read More

Webinar – The European Health Technology Assessment Regulation: the political will

In order to support the development or strengthening the cooperation among all relevant stakeholders and better understand the role that patients can play in the process… Read More

myC: first European-wide patient survey in genomic testing in breast cancer

On the 17th of November 2022, CPE launched the results of the first European-wide patient survey in genomic testing in breast cancer. 4 out… Read More