18 March 2021 | European Parliament event Integrative Oncology - the holistic approach to cancer care
On 17 March, the European Parliament’s Interest Group on Integrative Medicine and Health organised the event: Integrative Oncology – the holistic approach to cancer care.
Excellent key speakers gave their insights and highly qualified information about the concept of Integrative cancer care, holistic treatments such as mind-body techniques, acupuncture, herbs and dietary supplements, and the collaboration between hospitals, universities and government.
After the presentations Commission’s Deputy Director-General for Health Dr Paolo Guglielmetti pointed out that Integrative Oncology can find its place in the Beating Cancer Plan and knowledge from the experts in this field is welcomed.
MEPs Michèle Rivasi (Greens/EFA) and Sirpa Pietikäinen (EPP) emphasised that input from the experts in this field is important in their discussions about the EU4Health programme and the Beating Cancer Plan.