News Releases

Peter Adamson appointed by President Obama to the US Cancer Advisory Board

Peter Adamson appointed by President Obama to the US Cancer Advisory Board

22/07/2015

SIOPE is very glad to announce that Peter C. Adamson, MD (member of the ENCCA Scientific Advisory Board) that has been appointed by President Obama to the National Cancer Advisory Board (NCAB).

Message from the President and the Office

Message from the President and the Office

22/07/2015

I am glad to open the summer edition of this newsletter with the worldwide celebrations marking International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD, 15th February), held by countless parents, patients, survivors

Goodbye for Now and New Beginnings

Goodbye for Now and New Beginnings

24/06/2015

After the European Parliament elections (May 2014) and the new College of European Commissioners (in place since November 2014) – both covered in SIOPE newsletters – the end of 2014 was marked by anot

Childhood Cancers: a Priority for Cross-Border Movement of Patients

Childhood Cancers: a Priority for Cross-Border Movement of Patients

24/06/2015

On the 24th of March 2015, SIOPE President Prof Gilles Vassal spoke at a European Parliament and Rare Cancers Europe meeting entitled ‘Rare Cancers: Exploiting the Potential of European Reference Netw

Strategic Plan 2020: The Perspective of Parents and Survivors Organizations’

Strategic Plan 2020: The Perspective of Parents and Survivors Organizations’

24/06/2015

‘Alone we can make some difference, but together, we can make sustainable changes’ was the motto of the 6th CCI Europe Regional Meeting, which took place in Malmö (Sweden) on 8-10 May 2015.

Working on New EU Research Projects

Working on New EU Research Projects

24/06/2015

SIOPE has been selected as the leading partner for dissemination in two new EU project applications, BRIDGE and PICORET. The applications for BRIDGE (‘Biopsy as a Novel Healthcare Intervention to Impr

The Growing SIOPE Community: Over 1,500 Members in Europe!

The Growing SIOPE Community: Over 1,500 Members in Europe!

23/06/2015

 

Getting Closer to the ‘European Cancer Plan for Children and Adolescents’

Getting Closer to the ‘European Cancer Plan for Children and Adolescents’

23/06/2015

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Welcome to the new Japan Children’s Cancer Group (JCCG)

Welcome to the new Japan Children’s Cancer Group (JCCG)

16/06/2015

SIOPE warmly welcomes the creation of the new Japan Children’s Cancer Group (JCCG), the counterpart of SIOPE in the Japan area. This new group will be the largest childhood cancer research group in th

Spain implements the Standards of Care for Children with Cancer

Spain implements the Standards of Care for Children with Cancer

11/06/2015

The Spanish Ministry of Health recently issued an important document on standards and recommendations for quality paediatric cancer care units, which describes the quality criteria for optimal organiz