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EU 'must be more active' in tackling cancer. EONS engages in Parliamentary debate.

Added: Tuesday 15 March 2011

The EU "cannot afford to remain passive" on tackling the cancer epidemic, a parliament conference has heard. Slovakian EPP deputy Miroslav Mikolášik - who has been involved in the Parliament Magazine's roundtable discussions on cancer - told the concluding event that national and European action was urgently needed to promote preventative measures and improve outcomes. Dr. Clair Watts, the director of the European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS), was among the other speakers at the event.