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.  This special event was also attended by such committed MEP advocates Alojz Peterle and Lieve Wierinck. This edition of the annual International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD 2019) meeting officially unveiled the European Elections 2019 Manifesto for the paediatric oncology and haematology community: “Beating childhood cancer: Cure more and cure better – Towards zero deaths & zero late effects.”

The European paediatric and oncology community together with the parent/patient/survivor representatives calls on the next European Parliament to sustain and reinforce its support of the paediatric cancer cause. The event was attended by 90 participants from diverse fields (scientists/academics, policy makers, EU institutions, industry, parent/patient/survivor advocacy groups, etc.) dedicated to fighting childhood cancer in Europe.

More information here.