During the Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign on October 11, 2022, in the Women@PACE group, SIS past President, and current SIS Europe Vice President Professor Carole Mathelin, addressed obstacles in breast cancer detection and treatment. The decision was to create a brochure highlighting the current state of breast cancer in Europe. The brochure aims to assist national parliaments in their fight against breast cancer.
The main points were:
- WHAT HAS BEEN THE TREND IN BREAST CANCER IN EUROPE OVER THE LAST
- WHAT IS THE CURRENT BREAST CANCER BURDEN IN EUROPE? 11
- WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO BREAST CANCER IN EUROPE BY 2040 IF NOTHING IS DONE?
- WHAT MEASURES COULD BE PROPOSED IN EUROPE TO REDUCE BREAST CANCER MORTALITY IN OLDER WOMEN?
- WHAT ARE THE RISK FACTORS FOR BREAST CANCER IN EUROPE?
- WHAT MEASURES COULD BE PROPOSED IN EUROPE TO REDUCE THE RISK
OF BREAST CANCER?
- SHOULD WOMEN IN EUROPE BE ENCOURAGED TO PERFORM BREAST SELF-EXAMS?
- BREAST CANCER SCREENING RAISES MANY QUESTIONS FOR EUROPEAN WOMEN. SHOULD MRI SCANS BE USED? AT WHAT AGE SHOULD THEY START HAVING MAMMOGRAMS?
- ARE THERE ANY HEALTH CARE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EUROPEAN WOMEN DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER?
10. INEQUALITIES IN BREAST CANCER CARE ARE A REALITY IN EUROPE.
WHAT WERE THE PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY’S SIX RECOMMENDATIONS
TO THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE MEMBER STATES?
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