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


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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