Vision Zero Cancer holds meetings and workshops to transform cancer from a deadly to a curable or chronic disease.

Here, you’ll find upcoming meetings and workshops.

Documentation from prior meetings and workshops

October 7–8, 2021: Vision Zero Cancer & OECD OPSI: workshop on mission driven innovation around personalised medicine Följ länk

Vision Zero Cancer together with OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation met together with around 60 participants, speakers, and panellists for a Mission-oriented Innovation Bootcamp – a journey into the intersection of mission-oriented innovation and personalised medicine. The purpose of the workshop was to introduce the concept mission-oriented innovation and how to use it for working together to make personalised medicine available for all cancer patients.

October 7–8, 2021: Mission-oriented Innovation Bootcamp on Personalised Medicine Följ länk

We are delighted to invite you to join us for a Mission-oriented Innovation Bootcamp: Personalised Medicine to optimise cancer prevention, diagnostics, treatment and care – a journey into the crossing of mission-oriented innovation and personalised medicine on the 7-8th of October.

June 29, 2021: Knowledge and experience exchange with Sweden: Early detection of lung cancer in never-smokers Följ länk

Lung cancer in never-smokers is a global rising concern and there is a fast growing need to understand how never-smokers’ disease differs from that of smokers, and how to effectively prevent and diagnose it early. Vision Zero Cancer invited participants ranging from current leading researchers in the field and clinicians to patient representatives and the medical industry to share experience and discoveries on how to develop an effective preventive strategy and opportunities for screening.

May 26, 2021: Estonia-Sweden workshop on cancer – improving health outcomes through innovation and collaboration Följ länk

The aim of Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan is to tackle the entire disease pathway. Over the coming years, it will focus on research and innovation, tap into the potential that digitalisation and new technologies offer, and mobilise financial instruments to support Member States. With its policy objectives, supported by ten flagship initiatives and multiple supporting actions, the Cancer Plan will help Member States turn the tide against cancer. Sweden and Estonia have decided to join forces in this endeavour.

April 27, 2021: Sweden-Russia experience exchange on lung cancer – accelerating innovation to improve survival and quality of life for people with lung cancer Följ länk

Around 60 experts gathered during the virtual experience exchange between Sweden and Russia as part of a collaboration between the Association of Oncologists of Russia and Vision Zero cancer, aided by Business Sweden and the Embassy of Sweden to the Russian Federation.

April 12, 2021: Precision medicine improves cancer care and makes it more equitable and efficient Följ länk

With the developments in precision medicine come challenges and consequences – but which ones? And what exactly is accommodated within the concept of precision medicine? These questions where discussed among 60 participants at a digital round table recently hosted by Vision Zero Cancer and the Confederation of Regional Cancer Centers.

Dec 18, 2020: Proactivity and prevention in achieving the Vision Zero Följ länk

Improving people’s living habits is a prerequisite for achieving the vision of zero, which is why we gathered a number of actors from different parts of society for a workshop on prevention related to lung cancer.

Dec 15, 2020: How lung cancer can be detected and diagnosed earlier in Sweden Följ länk

The earlier that lung cancer is detected, the greater are the chances of survival. A national screening programme has been brought to attention, but much needs to be resolved before we are there. Around 70 participants met digitally during a workshop on early detection and diagnosis of lung cancer hosted by Vision Zero cancer.

Oct 6, 2020: Lung cancer screening – what are the success factors in the UK? Följ länk

Cervical cancer, colorectal cancer and breast cancer are examples of cancers that are often detected early through screening. It saves hundreds of lives every year. Can screening work for lung cancer? The UK has tested. To learn from their projects, results and thoughts, we met in a digital conversation.