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14 Oct 2020

Declaration on effective cancer research "Europe: Unite against Cancer"

Trio Presidency of the Council of European Union - Germany, Portugal and Slovenia - read the Declaration on effective cancer research ... (click to read more)

28 Sep 2020

EU-LIFE response to the report "Conquering cancer, mission possible"

EU-LIFE, the alliance of leading independent research institutes in the life sciences, is one of the first to present its ... (click to read more)

24 Sep 2020

Mission Board on Cancer - report

The final recommendations,  'Proposed Mission: Conquering cancer, mission possible' , of the mission board were handed over to the European Commission ... (click to read more)

04 Aug 2020

"Towards a cancer mission in Horizon Europe: recommendations"

European mission against cancer: researchers, policy makers, charities and patient organizations team up to draft a plan of action Read the ... (click to read more)

12 Apr 2020

Resignation of Mauro Ferrari as President of the ERC

Many members of the EACS have been enabled to do groundbreaking research thanks to the excellent funding opportunities provided by ... (click to read more)

27 Nov 2019

Europe will take the lead in the fight against cancer

Speech by the new President of the Commission Ursula von der Leyen: Europe will take the lead in the fight against cancer. ... (click to read more)

23 Sep 2019

Suggestions to the Mission Board for Cancer

The EACS together with other cancer organisations have since a long time analysed the translational cancer research continuum and gaps ... (click to read more)

15 Aug 2019

ECPC Press release on the Cancer Mission Board

ECPC Press release - Another EU Missed Opportunity: Cancer Mission with no Patient on Board? ... (click to read more)

31 Jul 2019

Cancer Mission Board members

The members of the Cancer Mission Board has been announced. ... (click to read more)

04 Jul 2019

Cancer Mission Board

The EACS Vice President and founder member, Professor Harald zur Hausen, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine in 2008, has been appointed ... (click to read more)

25 Jun 2019

EU Cancer Mission Meeting

Agenda Heidelberg, July 10, 2019 ... (click to read more)

09 Apr 2019

Cancer Mission Europe Meeting

IARC, Lyon - minutes ... (click to read more)

01 Mar 2019

"Boosting the social impact of innovative cancer research-towards a mission oriented approach to cancer"

The Special Issue on “Boosting the social impact of innovative cancer research-towards a mission oriented approach to cancer” has been ... (click to read more)

19 Feb 2019

EU member states agree on a Cancer Mission

The EACS has worked for and supported a Mission in Cancer, see EACS Position paper. Today the Competitiveness Council agreed ... (click to read more)

16 Nov 2018

Vatican conference,


21 Sep 2018

European Academy of Cancer Sciences – position paper ... (click to read more)

02 Aug 2018

Deceased, EACS Fellow Thomas Tursz

Obituary, Professor Thomas Tursz, born in Krakow, Poland, in 1946, died on April 27. ... (click to read more)

14 Feb 2018

Gago Conference on European Science Policy: "Policy Perspectives for Cancer Research in Europe"

The first ”Gago Conference” on European Science Policy took place at the i3s, Porto, Portugal, on February 14, under the ... (click to read more)

20 Dec 2017

First two European centres designated as CCCs of Excellence

The Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre and the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) have, as the first two centres evaluated by ... (click to read more)

31 May 2017

EACS - a legal entity

The European Academy of Cancer Sciences is now registered as an association. ... (click to read more)

15 May 2017

Research, Innovation and Science Policy Experts (RISE) - "Europe’s future: Open Innovation, Open Science, Open to the World"

The RISE group published its book 'Europe’s future: Open Innovation, Open Science, Open to the World' on 15 May 2017.  ... (click to read more)

24 Apr 2017

First applications to Designation of Excellence

The EACS’ first formal evaluations of two comprehensive cancer centres have been executed during Spring 2017. An international review panel ... (click to read more)

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