CANCON Skin Cancer Prevention Campaign

An online skin cancer prevention campaign has been launched by the CANCON Joint Action.   CANCON, Cancer Control Joint Action is co-funded by the EU in the framework of the 2008-2013 Health Programme. The main goal of CANCON is to provide guidance for Member States and policy makers in various fields of cancer control.
The SKINMAMA website provides information on different types of skin cancer and skin cancer prevention. Incentives are provided to encourage young people to use the website, such as opportunities to win T- shirts and sunglasses.

IARC Conference 2016: Presentations Available to Download

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of IARC a conference "Global Cancer: Occurrence, Causes and Avenues to Prevention" took place in Lyon, France from 7-10 June 2016. The major themes were structured around the core activities of IARC and covered global cancer occurrence, aetiology, prevention as well as implementation of prevention and early detection. Presentations from many of the conference speakers are now available to download from the IARC website HERE.



The European Cancer Congress ECCO 2017

27-30 January 2017, the Netherlands
From evidence to practice in multidisciplinary cancer care: a multidisciplinary conference which will focus on recent innovations and how these can be integrated into patient care;  previous innovations and how these worked in the real world; prioritising and paying for the most effective approaches; organising cancer care delivery amid rapidly increasing  complexity. More information is available HERE.

The 9th European Public Health (EPH) Conference 'All for Health – Health for All'

9 - 12 November 2016, Austria, Vienna
The EUPHA Conference aims to contribute to the improvement of public health in Europe by offering a means for exchanging information and a platform for debate to researchers, policy makers, and practitioners in the field of public health and health services research as well as public health training and education in Europe. More information is available HERE.

14th World Cancer Convention

21- 23 November 2016, Dubai, UAE
This conference is designed for international medical and health professionals and oncologists to facilitate the dissemination and application of research findings related to Cancer. The conference invites participants from all leading universities, clinical research institutions and diagnostic companies to share their research experiences.  More information is available HERE.