Workshops are organised by the policy departments and enable members to put questions to and exchange views with experts on subjects associated with parliamentary business or subjects of current interest. They are not necessarily held in public but may be held during a committee meeting.

18-02-2020 - Cancer prevention - Modifiable risk factors

ENVI 27-02-2020 - 10:31
Cancer prevention colourful ribbons

Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan is expected by the end of the year, and preparatory work and consultations are currently ongoing to shape the plan, set priorities and outline future action. This workshop looks into one of the key topics, modifiable risk factors and cancer prevention. Experts from all across the cancer spectrum will discuss with MEPs the state of play and main challenges, with a special angle on paediatric, digestive and HPV cancers.

The workshop will be held on 18 February 2020 from 12h30 - 14h00 in room József Antall 2Q2; the event will be webstreamed live.

For further information, including the presentations and a summary document (proceedings) which will be available after the event, please consult the website of the ENVI Committee / Health Working Group.

This workshop is organised by Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies, at the request of the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety.

Location : JAN 2Q2



      Pediatric cancer by Ms Kearns
      Digestive cancer by Mr Gijssels
      HPV caused cancers by Mr Kelly
      Modifiable risk factors by Mr Schuz
    Speakers short BIOs


  • Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies