Policy Paper on Tackling Social Inequalities in Cancer Prevention and Control

This policy paper is one of the deliverables of the Joint Action on Cancer Control (CanCon), an initiative of the European Commission with partners from 17 European countries. It provides practical recommendations on which the European Commission and Member States can base concrete actions designed to reduce social inequalities in cancer. These recommendations reflect the analysis of contributing experts regarding the challenges facing EU Member States. They reflect the shared learning that can be achieved from the approaches that individual Member States have already taken to address some of these challenges. The recommendations are also informed by a survey completed by Member States. The policy paper includes 13 general recommendations, grouped into 3 main focus areas: capacity-building; primary and secondary prevention; and cancer treatment, survivorship and rehabilitation.

The policy paper is available here.

NGO/Civil Society Document, Policy & Policy Analysis
Financial security, social protection, social inclusion, access to care, poverty, Groups that experience vulnerability: women, ethnic minorities, LGBTI+, migrants, disability, Health systems and services, primary health care, integrated systems, prevention services, health workforce, Non-communicable diseases, alcohol, nutrition, obesity, cancer, smoking, physical activity
European, National

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