Cancer Prevention Europe

Cancer Prevention Europe (CPE), a consortium of organizations across the whole of Europe, aims to reduce morbidity and mortality from cancer in European populations through prevention and earlier diagnosis of the disease.

  • “Risk reduction has the potential to prevent around half of all cancers”

    – Seventieth World Health Assembly, 2017
  • “Cancer research to improve the evidence base for cancer prevention and control”

    – Seventieth World Health Assembly, 2017
  • CPE was established to develop world-class prevention research in Europe that can be translated into effective cancer prevention guidelines and policies

  • “The number of cancers in Europe is projected to increase to 4.75 million cases and 2.55 million deaths in 2040”

    – IARC Global Cancer Observatory, 2018

Latest news

  • 3rd iPAAC Work Package 5 Conference “Cancer prevention in Europe in the 2020s”

    - 3rd Innovative Partnership for Action Against Cancer (iPAAC) Joint Action’s Work Package 5 Conference “Cancer prevention in Europe in the 2020s” will be hosted at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in Lyon, France, on April 29, 2020 (more details coming soon).
  • 2nd International DKFZ Conference on Cancer Prevention 2020

    - The German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) is organizing the 2nd International DKFZ Conference on Cancer Prevention “Facing the Challenges of Cancer Prevention and Early Detection” on 17-18 September 2020 in Heidelberg, Germany. 2nd International DKFZ Conference on Cancer Prevention 2020

Events

8th meeting of the CPE Steering Group on the EU Cancer Mission

Date: 20 January 2020 - 21 January 2020

Location: IARC, Lyon, France

7th meeting of the CPE Steering Group

Date: 15 November 2019

Location: Lyon, France

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