In the calendar, News

EU Beating Cancer Plan Event

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31 January 2023, 09:02

"We are very much looking forward to welcoming our colleagues and friends from all over Europe to Stockholm next week. We will discuss how to most effectively join forces to ensure an effective and equitable implementation of the Beating Cancer Plan and the Cancer Mission all over Europe and beyond to reduce the burden of cancer on our societies"

Collaborations, Lungcancer

Vision Zero Cancer is member in Lung Cancer Policy Network

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28 June 2022, 16:03

The Lung Cancer Policy Network is a global alliance of almost 50 world-renowned experts in lung cancer and cancer screening, with the goal of making lung cancer a policy priority worldwide. The Network’s website has now launched, and we are pleased to say that Ebba Hallersjö Hult from Vision Zero Cancer is a member.

In the calendar

Sweden Innovation Days January 17–20

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22 December 2021, 09:34

Sweden Innovation Days take place on the 17th – 20th of January. Day 2 of the conference will take a deep dive into how innovation and collaboration are needed to achieve several of the Global Goals and the theme around: 'Preventative health and well-being'.

Collaborations, Prevention

Europe’s Beating Cancer: implementation roadmap

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26 November 2021, 16:34

The European Commission has published an implementation roadmap and progress indicators for Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan to monitor developments on the ten flagship initiatives as well as its other actions.

International collaborations, Prevention

Vision Zero Cancer & OECD OPSI: workshop on mission driven innovation around personalised medicine

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08 October 2021, 16:05

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.

About Vision Zero Cancer, Press release

Sweden launches testbed for clinical trials in cancer care

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24 September 2021, 07:27

Vision Zero Cancer and Genomic Medicine Sweden (GMS) join forces with public sector authorities, regions, healthcare, academia, industry and patient associations to create an innovation milieu that facilitates the introduction of more precise prevention and treatment in cancer care.

About Vision Zero Cancer, Interview

”Breaking new ground on all fronts” – Oncology in Sweden about Vision Zero Cancer

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07 July 2021, 17:32

In the latest issue of Oncology in Sweden, a number of people from Vision Zero Cancer were interviewed about the beginning, the vision, how it is going to become reality and the importance of collaboration and inclusiveness to make a change.

Early Detection, International collaborations

Knowledge and experience exchange with Sweden: Early detection of lung cancer in never-smokers

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06 July 2021, 17:12

Lung cancer accounts for one in five deaths worldwide. The past few years have seen considerable advances in treatment for lung cancer, yet the prognosis remains low. Lung cancer causes symptoms that come up late in the course of the disease and assessments are complicated. This means that half of the patients have a spread disease at diagnosis.

International collaborations

Estonia-Sweden workshop on cancer – improving health outcomes through innovation and collaboration

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26 May 2021, 15:51

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.

Interview, Research, clinical trials and registries

Researcher studies Vision Zero Cancer for future innovation

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11 May 2021, 13:07

Are milieus like Vision Zero Cancer a good way to accelerate innovation? At Stockholm School of Economics, doctoral student John-Erik Bergkvist is researching this – the methodology for building a vision-driven innovation milieu.