The Future of Cancer Prevention and Control in Europe
Cancer remains a major public health crisis in Europe.
Today, Europe accounts for a tenth of the world’s population, but a quarter of global cancer cases. Europe's Beating Cancer Plan and Mission on Cancer is in the process of being implemented across member states with a comprehensive, multi-pillar set of initiatives to increase our understanding of the disease, boost preventative measures and early intervention, and improve treatment.
However, challenges remain, and we are far from living in a Europe free of cancer. Financing is one bottleneck to fully achieve the objectives set out in European and national cancer control plans. Underlying the funding challenge is the lack of data infrastructure and corresponding high-quality data to define and monitor disease incidence, investigate patterns of cancer treatment, and evaluate effectiveness of public health interventions.
This Financial Times webinar, held in partnership with MSD, brought together European policymakers, thought leaders, patient advocates and other healthcare stakeholders to discuss innovative approaches, financing mechanisms and solutions that can transform the future of cancer prevention and control across Europe.
"With prevention and with research, with equal access across Europe, standing at the side of those who need us, this is the vision of Europe's Beating Cancer Plan."
Ursula Von Der Leyen European Commission President
Shifting the cancer financing paradigm
How does Europe’s commitment to elimination of HPV related cancers serve as an effective call for action for better financing and focus on prevention?
Innovative financing and care models
From value-based pricing to multi-year multi-indication to blended finance, social impact bonds and ‘sin taxes’, what are promising new financial models in the cancer space, and how do they address specific needs?
From words to action
How can Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan serve as a blueprint for action? What progress are we seeing in the implementation of the plan in Europe and in Member States?
Improving the level of investment in data systems infrastructure
Why is data key for a new approach to cancer prevention and treatment? How can it help to provide evidence for value and ROI for interventions, inform and disseminate best practice, and demonstrate impact?
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