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Taking forward recommendations from the All.Can Report, ‘Harnessing data for better cancer care’

By Christobel Saunders, Professor of Surgical Oncology, University of Western Australia Medical School In this blog, Prof Saunders outlines priority areas for action from the All.Can report findings, Harnessing data…

Progress in harnessing data for better cancer care: A European perspective

In this blog, Professor Kalra outlines the importance of using health data to drive better care and outcomes for patients. He provides a high-level overview of where we are to date across Europe in advancing the ‘data’ policy agenda; and what barriers still need to be overcome.

Policy News – 06/2021

Read here the policy news of June 2021:
– All.Can Global Summit
– All.Can publishes landmark data report
– European Parliament publishes briefing on Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan
– ECO launches the TimeToAct campaign 

All.Can’s definition of efficient cancer care: Behind the scenes

Author: Borna Ivan Müller, All.Can Public Affairs Working Group member and Access Policy Leader, Roche Why All.Can (re)defined efficiency? “If I didn’t define myself for myself, I would be crunched…

Policy News – 04/2021

Read here the policy news of April 2021:
•BECA holds public hearing on screening and early detection
•IARC launches new data visualization tool for gastrointestinal cancers
•Improving cancer care through broader access to quality biomarker testing

Early diagnosis in oncology, a key to a more efficient healthcare system

Ma. Eugenia De la Fuente describes how the findings of the All.Can Argentina patient survey inspired actions towards shortening the time lag between first consultation and diagnosis for cancer patients in the country.

Policy News – 02/2021

Read here the policy news of February 2021:
•Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan
•Global Cancer Statistics 2020: GLOBOCAN Estimates of Incidence and Mortality Worldwide for 36 Cancers in 185 Countries
•All.Can World Cancer Day 2021 Statement
•All.Can Submits Response to European Health Data Space Roadmap
•WHO Europe Launches New Cancer Initiative
•Why Cancer Control is Fundamental during a Pandemic
•BECA Activities around World Cancer Day
•IARC Study Highlights the Importance of Resource-Efficient, Risk-Based Oral Cancer Screening
•Value Based Healthcare Conference – Tallinn 2021

Policy News – 12/2020

Read here the policy news of December 2020:
•The new Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe
•Recommendations to improve Quality of Life for all Cancer Patients and Survivors
•BECA Hearings in December
•ECCO Roundtable on Lung Cancer
•Let’s Talk Prostate Cancer Expert Group calls for Improved Prostate Cancer Care across the EU
•Access to Personalised Oncology in Europe
•OECD Health at a Glance: Europe 2020
•Challenges in Access to Oncology Medicines across the OECD and the EU
•Event report EU Health Summit

Policy News – 10/2020

Read here the policy news of October 2020:
•EP Special Committee on Beating Cancer holds Constitutive Meeting
•Towards a European Cancer Dashboard
•Are We Spending Smart in Healthcare?
•City Cancer Challenge