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How the European Cancer Organisation Responded to the Ukraine War

16th May 2022

Mike Morrissey, CEO of the the European Cancer Organisation and President of ESAE, and Boardroom Chief Editor Remi Deve, have a chat about what the association did for its members based in Ukraine, and cancer patients and refugees altogether. Listen to (or watch) their conversation now.

To reduce the burden of cancer, improve outcomes and the quality of care for cancer patients, through multidisciplinarity and multiprofessionalism, that is the mission of the European Cancer Organisation.

As the not-for-profit federation of member organisations working in cancer at a European level, they convene oncology professionals and patients to agree policy, advocate for positive change and be the united voice of the European cancer community.

As the Ukraine war began, the organisation was quick in its response to it, with special initiatives designed for cancer patients, healthcare professionals and refugees altogether.  In this regard, a Special Network was created (with many associations), and a webpage was set up in multiple languages.

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