ECCAM 2018 Highlights

The time is now! It’s #Time4Change!

We have had fantastic efforts from our groups and supporters this March for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

See what our countries have been this ECCAM 2018!

cyprus map The Cyprus Association have produced a fantastic report for all the activities organized by althea GI group of PASYKAF Cyprus!  Click here to read it.

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malta flagThe Malta Colorectal Cancer Awareness Group - MCRCAG
have been very busy with various activates already!

Click here to read more about the TV and radio programmes, poster and event campaigns.


spainWatch the video from EuropaColon Spains 'Bufandada'

finland flagIn Kuopio, Finland Colores are supporting ECCAM18!

Pohjois-Savon Syöpäyhdistys ry organized an open lecture about colon cancer. Local professor Tuomo Rantanen gave the speech. Click here to find out more.


belgium flagStop Darmkanker in Belgium have had two huge campaigns this March involving Belgian Soccer League and local Pharmacies

Stop Darmkanker had huge support from the Pro League Football team to raise awareness of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month as well as hugely successful talks by Dr. Luc Colemont throughout the month. The pharmacists of Sunweb and Esson also showed their support hosting events with an Inflatable Colon.

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slovakia_flagEuropaColon Slovakia started ECCAM with headline 'WE PLAY TOGETHER FOR LIFE'

Europacolon Slovakia organized an educational seminar for volunteers, patients, their families and all who are supporting our activities. Wide oncological awareness provided whole year, we focused on day; prevention and treatment, health and social politics. We informed about news in our Patient's support centers on two main oncological institutes; The East-Slovakian oncological institute in Košice and National oncological institute in Bratislava – already moved closer to the patients.

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portugal_flagEuropacolon Portugal have been busy this March!

EC Portgual developed a Public Collection and Digestive Cancer Leaflets distribution on all the national territory. The main objectives are:

- Fundraising for the activities and projects of Europacolon Portugal.

- Simultaneously alert the conscience of the population about the incidence and prevalence of the disease and also the work that Europacolon Portugal has developed in Portugal.

- Spread the word about the Association, gather suggestions, comments, answer questions and provide information on all the projects and initiatives.

Europacolon promotes for the 4th year in a row the Colorectal free screenings in Holon Pharmacies:

- On this month, the European Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Europacolon Portugal, in partnership with the Holon Pharmacies, promotes free screenings to the population. This action takes place on 120 Holon Pharmacies spread nationwide.

This screening is a FOBT – Fecal Occult Blood Test with aims to make early detection of bowel cancer.
The motto is: “The Colorectal Screening can save our life.”

The Screening will continue for the month of April.

Media Presence – Europacolon participated in several TV channels and programs, newspapers articles and radio about the ECCAM 18 and the Colorectal disease, aiming also the raise of the awareness and health literacy.


Its not just our groups that have been raising awareness but also the fantastic support from a variety of companies and individuals - thank you!

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