Fighting against cancer today: A policy summary

This report summarizes the main conclusions and policy lessons arising from the cancer control activities carried out under the Slovenian Presidency of the European Union (EU) in 2008. It reflects ideas that emerged from the policy dialogues, conferences and workshops that were held under the Slovenian Presidency and the key evidence in two publications arising from these activities: Responding to the challenge of cancer in Europe (Coleman et al., 2008) (published by the Slovenian Institute of Public Health (IVZ)) and special issue of the European Journal of Cancer (EJC).