During #EWAC2021, the Association of European Cancer Leagues will highlight and focus on

Shaping the implementation of Europe's Beating Cancer Plan

In 2021, ECL’s EWAC campaign will focus on shaping the implementation of Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan (#EUCancerPlan) – a core priority of the European Commission in the 2019-2024 legislative term.
During #EWAC2021, ECL will seek to raise awareness about the flagship initiatives and supporting actions outlined in the Communication on Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan, as well as promote cancer leagues’ recommendations for European and national decision-makers.
All individuals and cancer and health-focused organisations are warmly invited join us to ensure the implementation of Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan works well for patients and meets the needs identified by the European cancer community! 

#EWAC2021 take places between Tuesday 25 May and Monday 31 May 2021. Each day will focus on a different aspect of the cancer control continuum.

🔎 Download & share the #EWA2021 Communications Toolkit packed with tips and suggestions on how to get involved as well as ready-made messages, social media cards and other useful links and resources!

#EWAC2020 will take place between Monday 25 May and Sunday 31 May 2020.


The Association of European Cancer Leagues (ECL), the MEPs Against Cancer (MAC) interest group, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), Sciensano, the Association of Slovenian Cancer Societies, the Institute of Oncology Ljubljana warmly invite any like-minded organisations and individuals to endorse our joint statement.

Will you join us and show your support for our 7 priorities to accelerate Europe’s path to cervical cancer elimination by endorsing our statement?

   🔎 Read the Joint Statement 
✍️ Endorse & sign the Statement
👀 Check who has endorsed it already

To mark European Immunization Week 2021, ECL has organised a Youth Competition as part of the European Joint Action on Vaccinations. This Youth Competition aims to raise awareness among young people residing within the WHO European Region about:

The competition encourages young people under 26 years old to create visual designs, short videos and case studies. Winning and shortlisted entries will be disseminated during European Week Against Cancer. The visuals, videos and presentations collected will form part of a publicly accessible library from which government and civil society advocates can draw to raise awareness about the importance of HPV vaccination.

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🌐WASABY is an educational app to help young people learn the messages within the European Code Against Cancer and how to lead a healthy life whilst reducing their cancer risk. The app is made up of 10 content modules and quizzes. Reward badges are unlocked at the end of each module and real-time data on progress is registered to create an international ranking list of the top learners around Europe.

🎗️The WASABY app is now available on Google Play Store and Apple Store!

Try our exciting health learning game app & give us feedback for a chance to win Amazon vounchers!

   🔎 Google Play Store  🔎 Apple Store
🗒️ Dissemination Toolkit