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Tackling rare diseases together: Prof. Kjeld Schmiegelow proposes more collaboration and EU expert hubs

"Multinational rare disease expert hubs would speed up research, innovation and development", says Kjeld Schmiegelow, Professor of paediatrics and paediatric oncology at the Copenhagen University Hospital (Denmark). Together with his colleagues, he proposes an EU level framework for data sharing and scientific collaboration to tackle rare diseases. Prof. Schmiegelow will be one of the speakers of ...

EU project Clarify ESMH

EU Project : CLARIFY

CLARIFY : There were 17 million new cases of cancer diagnosed worldwide in 2018. Survival rates of cancer patients were rather poor until recent decades, when diagnostic techniques have been improved and novel therapeutic options have been developed. It is estimated that more than 50% of adult patients diagnosed with cancer live at least 5 ...


EU Project : MAMMO1

MAMMO1 : Breast cancer is one of the main causes of death among women worldwide. Early diagnosis by mammography scanning is the best way to prevent mortality, but it requires the intervention of a highly trained workforce (radiologists). While the demand for radiologists is on the rise, the supply is quickly diminishing worldwide. This leads ...