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BECA meeting 27 September: National Parliaments' view on Europe's Beating Cancer Plan

24-09-2021 - 10:02
Poster with practical information on the meeting photo of a white cancer ribbon held by a person in a white doctor's coat Poster with practical information on the meeting photo of a white cancer ribbon held by a person in a white doctor's coat
Members of national Parliaments and the European Parliament will discuss how national and EU actions can contribute to a better rate of cancer prevention, support excellence in research, improve existing and encourage new treatments, and ensure equal access to cancer care throughout the Union. © European Parliament

In the context of the COVID-19-pandemic, the President of the European Parliament has established a number of measures to contain the spread of the virus and to safeguard Parliament's core activities. The current precautionary measures do not affect work on legislative priorities. Core activities are maintained to ensure the smooth running of the institution's legislative, budgetary, and scrutiny functions. The meetings allow for remote participation in a virtual environment.

Following these decisions, the next BECA meeting will take place on 27 September 2021 from 9:00 - 12:00. The Interparliamentary Committee Meeting with the participation of Members of EU national Parliaments is entitled "Turning the tide on cancer: the view of the national parliaments on Europe's Beating Cancer Plan". More information: see below

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A doctor in a white coat, pointing at a digital screen, white cancer ribbon
12-09-2021 - 19:11

On 9 September, BECA Members focussed on two important files with a direct impact on cancer care and research. During exchanges of views with the European Commission, they discussed the creation of the European Health Data Space and the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability.

Véronique Trillet-Lenoir speaking in European Parliament plenary meeting room in Brussels
02-09-2021 - 14:01

On 15 July, BECA Rapporteur Véronique Trillet-Lenoir (Renew, FR) presented her draft report entitled "Strengthening Europe in the fight against cancer – towards a comprehensive and coordinated strategy" to the Members of the Beating Cancer Committee and with the participation of John-F Ryan, Director Public Health, DG SANTE, European Commission. The meeting can be watched again on the EP web streaming platform (click on the link below).

Doctor working a health check on a laptop out of which a blue cloud appears with the word 'cancer'
02-09-2021 - 14:01

This sections offers a wealth of publications and information on key issues in the fight against cancer in the EU.

Next BECA Committee Meeting

27 September, 9:00 - 12:00

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