MEPs set to vote on key report on tackling cancer

Fighting cancer

Cancer is one of the biggest health issues of all time. 1.3 million people die of cancer every year in Europe.  Not a single European has not had a family member, friend or relation taken away by this disease. Yet, 40% of cancers could be prevented by a greater sharing of patient data and treatment…

EPP’s 10 Point Plan to Beat Cancer

Beating Cancer

Every year, 1.3 million people in the EU die of cancer and 2.7 million are diagnosed with it.  The EPP says, “We can and must change this trend.” Its message is: “The work we do in the European Parliament’s Special Committee on Beating Cancer (BECA) must make a difference to people’s lives.” The EPP Group…

European Parliament’s cancer committee urged to consider health impacts of insulation materials such as mineral wool

On Friday 11 December the Special Committee on Beating Cancer (BECA) of the European Parliament will hear from seven leading specialists in cancer prevention about the effect the environment can have on everybody’s risk of developing cancer, including radiation, air pollution, exposure to chemicals and pesticides, and being exposed to carcinogens at work. Campaigners hope…