SIOPE News Roundup23/04/2019
SIOPE News Roundup (February - April 2019)
7th ACCELERATE Paediatric Oncology Conference23/04/2019
The 7th edition of the ACCELERATE Paediatric Oncology Conference was successfully held on 14-15 February 2019 in Brussels. Almost 170 delegates from 30 countries worldwide attended the Conference including experts from academia, industry, patient/parent/survivor advocacy groups, foundations and regulatory authorities.
Professor Pamela Kearns has taken the Presidency of SIOP Europe for the years 2019-2021.
All SIOP members have been invited to the first edition of the SIOP Europe 2019 Annual Meeting (20-24 May 2019, Prague, Czech Republic).
The International Childhood Cancer Awareness Day(ICCD2019) event was kindly hosted by MEP Elena Gentile (S&D, IT) on 6 March 2019 at the European Parliament.
Joint EFGCP & DIA: Better Medicines for Children Conference22/04/2019
The joint annual EFGCP-DIA Conference took place on the 25-26 October 2018 in Brussels. The aim: taking stock of the progress achieved in the paediatric field after 10 years of the Paediatric Regulation and to discuss what could be done to optimise access to new medicines.
PARTNER (ERN-PAEDCAN Partner: Paediatric Rare Tumours Network – PARTNER) is a three year 3rd Health Programme funded project running from January 2018 to December 2020. The project is a collaboration
The QUARTET (Excellence in Radiotherapy for Children and Adolescents) Group is finalising the preparations in anticipation of two trials, HR-NBL-2 (High Risk Neuroblastoma) and FaR-RMS (Rhadomyosarcoma).
SIOP Europe, CCI Europe and PanCare signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the aim of establishing a long-term sustainable strategy for future cooperation on survivorship care.
PRIMAGE is devoted to developing methods of computational analysis of medical images applied to childhood cancer.