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.
EuropaColon will host the 2nd Colorectal Cancer Patient Conference (CCPC 2013) in Barcelona, Spain on 5th-6th July 2013.
The purpose of CCPC 2013 is to sustain EuropaColon's efforts to combat the disease in Europe to engage, educate, inform and support colorectal cancer patients alongside all relevant stakeholders. EuropaColon would like to thank the European Commission for its generous 50% grant for this very important meeting. Please find our programme for CCPC 2013 by clicking here
EuropaColon is offering 40 Bursaries towards travel and accomodation. For more details click here
At 31 Matilda Tristram was looking forward to having her first baby when she discovered that she had colorectal cancer.
Throughout her illness Matilda is keeping an illustrated diary 'Colonomic'.
She has agreed to share it with EuropaColon with the aim of raising awareness of this disease in young people. The Colonomic updates will happen on a regular basis". Click the link below to follow Matilda's Colonomic.
Petru Luhan EPP MEP Romania, says..
I fully support EuropaColon's Colorectal Cancer Patients Conference, Barcelona 5-6th July
The Inflatable Colon
This unique stand alone educational tool helps to break down the taboos surrounding colorectal cancer
- EuropaColons Affiliate and Associate March 2013 activities
Patient Story Of The Month: JUNE
Matilda Tristram is the featured patient story for June.