Rare Cancers – more common than you think
ESMO Video Commentary:
A new promise for a rare skin 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.
17 Nov 2015
COSA 2015: Exercise helps rare cancer patients
New research shows even moderate exercise can help regain the ability to do everyday tasks and have a significant impact on QoL
17 Nov 2015
Drug-matching may save lives of patients with rare cancers
The new programme, to start within four months, will crossmatch the tumours of individual patients with cancer drugs already on the market.
12 Nov 2015
Video: What's new in primary and secondary brain tumour research?
Wolfgang Wick explains the clinical importance of findings that brain metastases differ genetically from primary tumours and metastases in other...