Rare Cancers – more common than you think
Latest news: check out the Brain Tumour Magazine - World Edition 2014: The fifth annual edition of the official magazine of the International Brain Tumour Alliance (Brain Tumour Magazine 2014 edition, copyright IBTA).
More than 4 million people in the European Union are affected by rare cancers. Despite the rarity of each of the 186 rare cancers, they represent in total about 22% of all cancer cases, including all cancers in children, diagnosed in the EU27 each year.
Rare Cancers Europe (RCE) is a multi-stakeholder initiative dedicated to putting rare cancers firmly on the European policy agenda and to implementing 39 political and stakeholder recommendations.
Designed in collaboration with SIOPE to help educate medical oncologists on the unique issues regarding management and care of adolescents and young adults
02 Oct 2014
Press Release: Specific clinical trial methodology needed for rare cancers
RCE calls for new criteria to be used in clinical trials on rare cancer treatmentsRare cancer patients need access to innovative cancer drugsLugano, 02 October 2014.
03 Apr 2014
When to Consider Doxorubicin Alone or in Combination With Ifosfamide for the Treatment of Advanced or Metastatic Soft Tissue Sarcoma?
20 Feb 2014
Rare Disease Day 2014
28 February 2014 marks the seventh international Rare Disease Day coordinated by EURORDIS.