EBE was a member of the European Commission Expert Group on Cancer Control created in the second half of 2014, that was active until the end of March 2017.
The expert group was tasked to assist the Commission in the preparation of legislative proposals and policy initiatives in the field of cancer. It also facilitated the coordination and exchange of information between Member States.
The expert group comprised Member States’ competent authorities, patients’ organisations active in the field of cancer, as well as European associations, producers of products or service providers in the field of cancer, and the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
EBE members contributed to the activities of the Commission Expert Group on Cancer Control to ensure that the industry perspective was heard and considered in the development of European initiatives in the field of cancer control.