This year's Annual Meetings for ECL members took place from 27 to 30 November 2013, Ljubljana, Slovenia

The meetings took place immediately after the last Open Forum of the European Partnership for Action Against Cancer (EPAAC) which also took place in Ljubljana.

ECL Annual Meetings are open only to member cancer leagues and invited guests.  ECL Annual Conferences are scientific meetings related to new developments in cancer control.


ECL Annual  Conference 2013
28 November, Ljubljana
"State of the Art in Genetics, Genomics and Cancer"
Kindly hosted by Association of Slovenian Cancer Societies and the Institute of Oncology Ljubljana
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Session 1:  Role of Viruses in Cancers, Prof. Dr. Lutz Gissmann, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)


Session 2:  The Prevention of HPV-related cancers, Dr Niklas Danielsson, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control


Session 3:  Genetic profiles and targeted treatment of cancers, Prof. Branko Zakotnik, MD, DSc, Institute of Oncology Ljubljana


Session 4:  Ethical issues surrounding Emerging Genetic Technology, Dr Aisling de Paor, National Centre for Disability Law and Policy, NUI Galway


Session 5:  Current European Regulatory Framework for Gene Therapy, Prof Purificacion Tejedor Del Real, European Parliament, Directorate General for Internal Policies

Session 6:  Cancer Genetic Counseling and Testing, Mateja Krajc, MD, MSc, Institute of Oncology Ljubljana
During the ECL General Assembly, a new Board was elected.
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