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09 Apr 2019 ESMO Drives EU-level Action to Tackle Shortages of Essential Medicines
06 Mar 2019 Biosimilars have a fascinating story of development and understanding it is crucial for widespread adoption Bioethics, legal and economic issues - Anticancer agents & Biologic therapy
05 Jul 2018 ESMO and ASCO call on governments to improve cancer services and reduce cancer deaths [ESMO Press release] Bioethics, legal and economic issues - Epidemiology/Etiology/Cancer Prevention
24 May 2018 ESMO Emphasises Importance of Cancer on the Global Health Agenda at the 71st World Health Assembly [ESMO Press Release] Bioethics, legal and economic issues - Epidemiology/Etiology/Cancer Prevention
02 Feb 2018 Article in ESMO Open February 2018, by the ESMO Leadership Generation Programme 2016, the ESMO Leadership and WHO: ‘Global Cancer Control: 'Responding to the Growing Burden, Rising Costs and Inequalities in Access’ Bioethics, legal and economic issues
20 Oct 2017 WHO Global Conference on Noncommunicable Diseases
08 Jun 2017 2017 WHO Cancer Resolution: Cancer prevention and control in the context of an integrated approach
16 May 2017 ESMO - EIU Report on Shortages of Inexpensive, Essential Cancer Medicines Bioethics, legal and economic issues
02 Feb 2017 ESMO Statement on Cancer Resolution at WHO Executive Board Meeting
08 Nov 2016 WHO Europe Cancer Control Action Plan
19 Sep 2016 Launch of First eUpdate Integrating Breakthroughs in ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines
26 Jul 2016 ESMO Publishes Results of European Consortium Study on the Availability of Anti-neoplastic Medicines
14 Apr 2016 ESMO Welcomes Final Version of European Data Protection Regulation
21 Mar 2016 The 2015 WHO Model List of Essential Medicines: article highlighting ESMO’s hope that the EML will empower oncologists to demand routine availabil...
29 Feb 2016 Rare Cancers Europe Press Release on Rare Disease Day: European Reference Networks - Rare Cancers or Forgotten Cancers?