WEBINAR: What can Europe learn from Germany’s ‘National Decade Against Cancer’?

17 June 2020, 11.00-12.00 CET

While Europe is working on creating a Cancer Plan, many Member States have national cancer plans and other ambitious initiatives. For example, Germany that is one year into its Decade Against Cancer. German institutions for research and healthcare, the private sector, political institutions and civil society are joining forces to improve cancer research, prevention and treatment. Germany aims to cure or control cancer long-term in 75% of patients by 2030.

What can Europe learn from Germany, and what are the key success factors for a government driven multi-stakeholder action to improve cancer care?


Carsten Bokemeyer
University Cancer Center Hamburg (UCCH)

Antonella Cardone
European Cancer Patient Coalition

Olaf Ortmann
German Cancer Society

Deepak Khanna
Regional President Oncology for EMEA and Canada

Duane Schulthess
Managing Director
Vital Transformation



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