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Cancer Core Europe is a consortium comprised of the following members, core European centres of excellence in cancer research and treatment, in order to build a coordinated infrastructure for common objectives:

  • Cambridge Cancer Centre
  • DKFZ-NCT (Heidelberg)
  • Gustave Roussy Cancer Campus  (Paris)
  • Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm)
  • Netherlands Cancer Institute (Amsterdam)
  • Vall d’Hebron-VHIO (Barcelona)

Cancer Core Europe is paving the way for a pan-European virtual cancer institute leading to new treatments, earlier diagnoses, and more effective cancer prevention. 

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The website is entirely financed by Cancer Core Europe.  

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Image Credits

Summer School in Translational Cancer Research 2017 : Banner © DKTK
Cambridge Cancer Centre: © Cambridge Cancer Centre
DKFZ-NCT: © Philip Benjamin
DKFZ-NCT - Michael Baumann: © Universitätsklinikum Dresden / André Wirsig
Gustave Roussy: © Nicolas Guerbe, Stéphanie Têtu, Elisabeth Bret-Sayer
Karolinska Institutet: Aula Medica © Ulf Sirborn