Rare Cancers – more common than you think
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Novelties in head and neck cancer
More than 4.3 million people in the European Union are affected by rare cancers. Despite the rarity of each of the 198 rare cancers, they represent in total about 22% of all cancer cases, including all cancers in children, diagnosed in the EU28 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.
04 Feb 2016
Daily Telegraph: We need to think about how we fund children's cancer
The perception that research should be funded according to incidence means that individual rare cancers are doomed forever to receive a fraction of...
29 Jan 2016
FDA approves first drug to show survival benefit in liposarcoma
The FDA approved Halaven for the treatment of liposarcoma that cannot be removed by surgery (unresectable) or is advanced (metastatic).
21 Jan 2016
Submit your poster: The European Conference on Rare Diseases & Orphan Products
Submit your poster before 31/1 to ECRD 2016, taking place from 26 to 28 May 2016 in Edinburgh, Scotland