Tobacco taxation policies for a smoke free Europe – 7 June 2023

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Fondazione Umberto Veronesi has the pleasure to organize the “Tobacco taxation policies for a smoke free Europe” on Wednesday 7 June, 18.30 – 20.00 CEST at the European Parliament, Brussels.

Dr Joachim Schüz, Branch Head, Section of Environment and Lifestyle Epidemiology – International Agency for Research on Cancer will talk at 19.30 – 19.40.

The event will be streamed using this link

IARC marks European Week Against Cancer by expanding multilingual learning programme

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The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) marks European Week Against Cancer (25–31 May 2023), and the first anniversary of the release of the Cancer Prevention Europe multilingual online learning programme and evaluation, by expanding the Cancer Prevention Europe learning offering with four additional languages: German, Hungarian, Polish, and Spanish.

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Radon and Cancer Risk on 1 June 2023, 18.00 – 19.15 CET

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This free webinar for healthcare professionals will focus on the important but little understood subject of radon and cancer, with subject expert Joachim Schüz, Branch Head of Environment and Lifestyle Epidemiology at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (WHO). Moderator Dr. Lena Sharp (PrEvCan Project Lead)

More information can be found here

Cracking the Future of the European Code against Cancer (ECAC) – 24 November 2022, 14:15 – 13:30 CET (Webinar)

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This webinar planned on 24 November 2022, co-hosted with the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), will cover the following:
• Brief overview of the EU’s work to mainstream cancer prevention
• Summary of the ECAC’s past editions, current edition, lessons learnt and impact
• Plans and progress on the development of the 5th edition of the ECAC consistent with the implementation of Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan
• Introduction to the EU Mobile App for Cancer Prevention (a flagship initiative of Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan)
• Introduction to the EU4Health project BUMPER (Boosting the usability of the EU Mobile App for Cancer Prevention)

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State-of-the-science on tobacco cessation interventions and tobacco prevention research-November 16 and 17, 2022 at INCa, France

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This workshop aims to bring together 40 American and European researchers and experts on the topic of tobacco.
3 themes will be discussed during these two days (presentations and discussions):
-Tobacco Use and Multiple Risk Behaviors
-Health disparity/hard to reach populations – challenges and promising interventions
-Tobacco Multiple Product use.
The main focus of these days will be to identify what we know, what we don’t know, and how to fill these gaps. The final objective will be to identify research priorities and build a research roadmap.

3rd International Conference on Cancer Prevention on October 26th & 27th, 2022 in Heidelberg

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On October 26th and 27th cancer prevention research community will gather at the DKFZ in Heidelberg: The 3rd International Conference on Cancer Prevention is planned as in-person event!

The International Conference on Cancer Prevention is an event series of the National Cancer Prevention Center (NCPC), and is a contribution of German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and German Cancer Aid to the National Decade Against Cancer in Germany.

Registration is now open, click here!

The 5th Gago Conference on European Science Policy – 6 October 2022 at DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany

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The Gago Conferences on European Science Policy provide an international forum to strengthen the debate on emerging issues of research and innovation policy in Europe, as well as to promote the necessary involvement of major stakeholders in policy making and the diffusion of knowledge in science education and culture. The Conferences seek also to strengthen international scientific and technological cooperation networking in Europe towards a positive impact on a global scale.Science and technology (S&T) are key global resources for our collective future, our wealth, job creation and shared prosperity, both at home and abroad. The impact of S&T and innovation are the result of a cumulative, long-term, collective and uncertainty process, involving an extensive division of labour, which requires massifying the training of human resources and qualifying the labour force in many economic sectors.

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ESMO CONGRESS 2022 – 9 to 13 September 2022, Paris, France

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After two years of virtual meetings and remote-based presentations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual ESMO meeting is back to an in person experience, taking place in Paris, France from 9 to 13 September 2022. The Paris Expo Porte de Versailles will open its doors to thousands of delegates coming from all over the world, and those who cannot attend in person will still have the opportunity to follow the event online: the innovative LIVE Plus format, piloted in 2021, will offer live streamed sessions and the opportunity to interact online through a fully featured virtual platform accessible to all registered participants.

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More information on the congress can be found here