MEPs Against Cancer

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MEPs Against Cancer
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Abbreviation MAC
  • Brussels, Belgium
Region served European Union
Membership Members of the European Parliament
Chair Alojz Peterle and Liz Lynne
Affiliations European Parliament

MEPs Against Cancer is a group of 43 Members of the European Parliament who aim to "promot[e] action on cancer as an EU priority and [harness] European health policy to that end" and to encourage every country to develop a national plan for combating cancer.[1][2] It is chaired by Slovenian representative Alojz Peterle and British Liberal Democrat MEP for the West Midlands Liz Lynne, who founded the group alongside Cypriot former MEP Adamos Adamou.[3][4] It held an event called "Europe in Wide Screen" in early 2008 discussing European cancer programmes, and held its first conference on 22 March 2008 at the European Parliament in Brussels.[1][4]


  1. ^ a b "About MAC (MEPs Against Cancer)". MEPs Against Cancer. Retrieved 21 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "‘Fewer Patients - More Cancer Survivors - What national Cancer Plans can do’". Cancer Research UK. 16 January 2007. Retrieved 21 March 2010. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Your MAC MEPs". MEPs Against Cancer. Retrieved 21 March 2010. 
  4. ^ a b "Europe in Wide Screen". The Parliament Magazine. February 2008. pp. 4–5. Retrieved 21 March 2010. 

External links[edit]

Official website