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Europe's Beating Cancer plan: MEPs discuss priorities with Commissioner Kyriakides

27-10-2020 - 22:29
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On 27 October, MEPs held an exchange of views with Stella Kyriakides, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, on Europe's Beating Cancer Plan. Rapporteur Véronique Trillet-Lenoir presented her working document with input from the BECA committee to influence the Beating Cancer Plan and MEPs had the opportunity to debate their priorities with the Commissioner.
Members also exchanged views with experts during the session on "Beating Breast Cancer: Challenges and opportunities", organised as part of "October Breast Cancer Awareness Month" and in the context of the European Gender Equality Week.
The next BECA meeting will take place on 12 November from 16.45 - 18.45

Highlights

EC Commissioner for Health
27-10-2020 - 22:20

During the BECA Committee on 27 October, MEPs held an exchange of views with Ms Stella Kyriakides, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety on Europe's Beating Cancer Plan. Rapporteur Véronique Trillet-Lenoir presented her working document with input from the BECA committee to influence the Beating Cancer Plan and MEPs had the opportunity to debate their priorities with the Commissioner.

Cancer prevention colourful ribbons
27-10-2020 - 22:10

The Special Committee on Beating Cancer of the European Parliament (BECA), in association with the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM), organised a hearing on “Beating Breast Cancer: Challenges and opportunities” on Tuesday 27 October 2020 from 13.45 to 14.30, with remote participation.

BECA
16-10-2020 - 16:31

On 12 October, Members of the Beating Cancer committee held a first exchange of views on preventing and beating cancer in the EU with the Rapporteur Véronique Trillet-Lenoir. In his introduction, Chair Bartosz Arlukowicz stated that citizens have high expectations from the BECA committee as a big step forward to establishing a common standard to fight cancer. He reminded that BECA has 12 months to fulfil its mission.

Next Committee Meeting


12 November 2020, 16:45 - 18:45

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