Presentations & Conclusions

Conclusions of the Event

Conclusions are also available in PDF here 

Interviews of key speakers available here

Speakers' Speeches & Presentations

Welcoming Remarks

  • Dr Françoise Meunier (Link)

Introductory Remarks 

  • Georges Casimir, Perpetual Secretary, Académie Royale de Médecine de Belgique (ARMB) (Link)
Keynote Speech 
  • Frank Vandenbroucke, Belgian Minister of Health and Social Affairs (Link)

Statements from the European Commission

  • Stella Kyriakides, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety (Link)
  • Mairead McGuinness, European Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union (Link)

Legal Perspective

  • Grazia Scocca, Legal Expert (Link)
  • Françoise Tulkens, Former Judge in the European Court of Human Rights (Link)

European NGOs Advocating for Cancer Survivors

  • Tanja Spanic, Member of the Executive Board, Europa Donna (Link)
  • Antonella Cardone, CEO, CPE (Link)

Progress from the EU Cancer Mission 

  • Christine Chomienne, Vice-Chair, EU Cancer Mission (Link)

From Adoption to Implementation

  • Marijke Eyssen, Director General a.i., Belgian Healthcare Knowledge Centre (KCE) (Link)
  • Senator Nicoleta Pauliuc (Link)
  • Delia Nicoara, Public Health & Management, The Oncology Institute “Prof. Dr. Ion Chiricuta” (Link)

Protecting Cancer Survivors through a Comprehensive European Legislation

  • Wim Geluykens, Legal Researcher, Kom op tegen Kanker (Link)
  • Alexandra Carpentier de Changy Meca, Coordinator of the “Patient Experience Programme”, Josep Carreras Foundation & Member of Federación Catalana contra el Cancer (FECEC) (Link)
  • Marios Charalambides, Executive Directive, Europa Donna Cyprus (Link)

Closing Remarks

  • Dr Françoise Meunier (Link)