European Union action on cancer

02-02-2017

Cancer is a major public health concern in terms of disease burden and economic cost. Prevention and early detection are key. The European Union (EU) contributes to tackling cancer with awareness-raising, guidance, and investment in research, as well as information and coordination. This 'At a glance' note updates an earlier version of October 2015: PE 569.037.

Cancer is a major public health concern in terms of disease burden and economic cost. Prevention and early detection are key. The European Union (EU) contributes to tackling cancer with awareness-raising, guidance, and investment in research, as well as information and coordination. This 'At a glance' note updates an earlier version of October 2015: PE 569.037.