The draft cancer resolution was adopted by a large majority of MEPs (621 votes in favour; 10 against) during the last EP Plenary on 10th April 2008.
Key points included in this Resolution:
- Call for an inter-institutional EU Cancer Task Force
- Better information on screening and cancer treatment required
- Support for more research and innovation
- Charter of Patients rights /Charter for protection of cancer patients in the work place.
For further information concerning these key points, please click here.
(resource: press release from Dr. Miroslav Ouzky, Chairman of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety in the EP)
To view the latest version of this resolution, please click here (dated 02.04.2008). New added item: point 33 regarding the revision of an EU directive on the protection of workers.