Announcement: Project Launch Event at the European Parliament

On the 26th of April at 11:00 CET – 12:00 CET, the PREFERABLE II Project Launch Event will take place both in person and online. The event is entitled ‘The importance of exercise for people living with or beyond cancer’.

The objectives of this launch event are:
• Understanding the role of survivorship within the scope of the EU Beating Cancer Plan
• Introduction to Preferable II Project and Outcomes
• Patient perspective: Importance of exercise interventions for survivors

For more information, you can click on this link.
Follow this link to register (this is mandatory).



Moderator: Dr Adela Maghear – ECPC Senior EU Affairs Manager
10 min Introduction and welcome note
MEP Cristian Busoi (EPP, Romania) – Chair of the Challenge Cancer Intergroup
EU Beating Cancer Plan and the importance of Survivorship in EU Health Policy
10 min EU funded cancer research: Horizon Europe – Cancer Mission
Dr. Ioannis Vouldis – Programme Manager – Cancer Mission, European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HaDEA)
10 min Introduction to Preferable II Project & Outcomes
Prof. Dr. Anne May – Professor of Clinical Epidemiology of Cancer Survivorship at UMC Utrecht
10 min Patient perspective: Importance of exercise interventions for survivors
Maroussa Protopapadaki – Lawyer, Legal Advisor of the Hellenic Cancer Federation-ELLOK & Vice President of the Alma Zois – Association of Women with Breast Cancer of Thessaloniki Prefecture
15 min Q&A Discussion (led by moderator)
5 min Conclusions by MEP Cristian Busoi (EPP, Romania)