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The ECL Annual Conference and General Assembly took place in Belfast, Northern Ireland, from November 10 to 13, hosted by Cancer Focus Northern Ireland.


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It was ECL 35th Anniversary!        A ECL cake



 Presentations of the sessions will be available soon.

Conference "Bringing new hope to the fight against cancer"

Session 1: Top 5 treatments for cancer – Prof. Joe O'Sullivan, Professor of Radiation Oncology Belfast
Session 2: Bringing New Hopes for Breast and Ovarian cancer – Dr. Kienan Savage, Researcher at Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology, Queen's University Belfast.

Session 3: Reducing Cervical Cancer Risk and HPV research – Prof. Rui Medeiros, Director of the Research Department- Portuguese League Against Cancer

Special Sessions: Introduction to German Cancer Society (Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft) – Dr. Johannes Bruns, Secretary General, German Cancer Society

Session 4: International trends and inequalities in cancer survival: the CONCORD-2 study - Prof. Michel Coleman, Professor of Epidemiology and Vital Statistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Session 5: Reaching isolated communities:

    1) "We Can Quit" – Ms Joanne Vance, Community Programmes Manager, Irish Cancer Society
    2) "Service Delivery: an Example from Wales" – Mr. Richard Pugh, Head of Innovation and Service Development, Tenovus


Code Workshop

Session 1: Using websites to communicate – S Lipponen, Cancer Society of Finland

Session 2: Experience from Cancer Focus NI – G McElwee, Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

Session 3: The Three Pillars of SEO – Barry Adams, SEO Expert,

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Dinner Thursday       PSWG large view


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