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Tackling the disparities in access to lung cancer treatment in EU

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The incidence of lung cancer is rising in Europe. It is therefore crucial to make lung cancer a public health priority and with this purpose LuCE is organising a EU event hosted by Alojz Peterle MEP on “Tackling the disparities in access to lung cancer treatment in EU”.

7th November, from 14.00 to 16.00.

room ASP A5E-3, European Parliament, Brussels

This event will be also the right opportunity to officially launch the second part of the LuCE Report about challenges of Lung Cancer in Europe in terms of diagnostics and access to treatments.


14.00 – 14.10 Introductory remarks MEP Alojz Peterle

14.10 – 14.25  The current situation for Lung Cancer and inequalities in the EU – Physician’s perspective – Tanja Cufer

14.25 – 14.40 Cancer therapies: cost, price and value – Economist’s perspective – Isabelle Durand –Zaleski

14.40 – 14.55 Patient testimony Kim Johan Stevnsborg

14.55 – 15.10 Presentation of LuCE report 2nd part and call to action

15.10 – 15.25 Improving access to cancer medicines: A multi-stakeholder responsibility – Malvika Vyas ESMO head of Public Policy

15.25 – 15.50 Q&A

15.50 – 16.00 Closing remarks, MEP Alojz Peterle

Advance registration for parliamentary security is required, so please be sure to register as soon as possible at: https://it.surveymonkey.com/r/luce-eu-event

Details Venue Organiser
November 7, 2017
European Parliament Brussels Lung Cancer Europe
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Room 6Q1
Brussels, Belgium