Welcome to EuropaColon
Colorectal cancer remains the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Europe. Every year, around 230,000 people die from the disease however many of these lives could be saved by early detection and treatment.
EuropaColon aims to unite patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals, politicians, the media and the public in the fight against the disease. The organisation is currently represented in 24 countries in Europe and has been acknowledged as the voice of colorectal cancer
patients in Europe.
We welcome you to join us in our fight against this disease.
Patient Advocate Groups Protest Against Anachronistic Dutch Medicines Act at 2013 European Cancer Congress
Patient advocates from across Europe attending the European Cancer Congress on 27 Sep to 1 Oct 2013 in Amsterdam, represented by 70 patient advocates signed a petition during the Congress, strongly objecting to the regulation which forbids patient advocates to enter the Exhibition Hall.Click here to read more
ECCO2013 Amsterdam - Congress Opening Ceremony Video - Reinforcing Multidisciplinarity.
Jolien Pon from EuropaColon's associate organisation - SPKS DARMKANKER NEDERLAND
speaks out on the importance of shared decision making.
LAUNCH: EC Expert Patient Advisory Group
Group Chair Barbara Moss invites members at CCPC2013 for the launch of EPAG
The Inflatable Colon
This unique educational tool helps to break down the taboos surrounding colorectal cancer
Affiliates and Associates
, friends and collegues at CCPC 2013
Patient Story Of The Month: DECEMBER
Wolfram is the featured patient story for November.