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Health 28-05-2018

Europe’s cancer patients call for quality Patient Educational Material

At the European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC), the annual European Week Against Cancer (25 – 31 May) is a crucial milestone in our calendar. It is an opportunity to make heard the voice of the 400 members that we represent as the largest umbrella cancer patients’ association, covering all 28 EU Member States as well as other European countries.
Health 20-12-2016

Europe must do more to stamp out lung cancer stigma

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the EU and 267,700 people die from it each year across Europe. MEPs and cancer activists call for more to be done to tackle the burden of this disease on the individuals diagnosed, their families and our society.

Health 11-06-2003

Public spending on drugs in the European Union during the 1990s

According to the Commission, nearly one in five of the European Union population has used an illicit drug at least once. Fears over drugs and organised crime tops the "list of fears" among European citizens, with 69 per cent seeing it as the greatest threat to our society. Fighting the drugs phenomenon requires a multidisciplinary and integrated approach in the EU.
Health 18-10-2002

Survey on school-based prevention programmes in the EU

Survey on school-based prevention programmes in the EU This is a pilot questionnaire survey of 50 school-based prevention programmes carried out by the EMCDDA, the EU drugs agency, in autumn 2001. The purpose of the project was to find indicators...