EOSC4Cancer hosts cBioPortal Workshop

On March 29th 2023, EOSC4Cancer held a cBioPortal Workshop as part of their WP4 activities, with two training sessions held for both cBioPortal users and data loaders. Over 50 participants attended the virtual workshop, stemming from various cancer research initiatives, including EOSC4Cancer, CAN.HEAL, UNCAN, and others.  cBioPortal is an open-source web platform used for the […]

EOSC4Cancer establishes Scientific and Ethics Advisory Board

EOSC4Cancer has announced the formation of its Scientific Advisory Board and Ethics Advisory Board. The Board will provide guidance and expertise to ensure that the consortium’s activities meet the highest scientific and ethical standards. The members of the Ethics Advisory Board are: The members of the Scientific Advisory Board are: The Scientific and Ethics Advisory […]

Public Consultation on Breast and Colorectal Cancer policy by JRC

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is holding a public consultation on Breast and Colorectal Cancer’s policy by launching a call for feedback on several aspects of the European guidelines. This is in line with the European Commission Initiatives on Breast and Colorectal Cancer’s policy on openness and transparency. The deadlines for submission are 5 March […]

‘Cancer Landscape Partnering’ meeting

Last week, the Cancer Landscape Partnering (CLP) meeting took place, led by EATRIS (T6.2 leader). 21 participants from 15 project partners gathered virtually to discuss the mission of the group, which is to partner and manage the developing European data, e-Health, and cancer landscape to guide project execution. This is intended to be achieved by […]

EOSC4Cancer is on Mastodon now!

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EOSC4Cancer is on Mastodon now – dwelling in eupolicy.social!Visit us at https://eupolicy.social/@eosc4cancerWe will be cross-posting with Twitter for a while.

Successful hackathon on clinical trial database schema

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On February 21th, EOSC4Cancer held a hackathon on a biomarker-oriented clinical trial database schema. Organised by WP3 leads Macha Nikolski (CNRS) and Eivind Hovig (University of Oslo), the online event brought together 17 participants from the EOSC4Cancer consortium and representatives from UNCAN and CAN.HEAL. David Tamborero (Karolinska Institutet) presented the ongoing work on defining the […]

February 4th is World Cancer Day

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World Cancer Day is tomorrow. Every year since this day was initially created on February 4, 2000, the world has celebrated each step toward fewer preventable deaths and improved quality of life for cancer patients. This day has grown into a positive movement to provide all support in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. As the […]

EOSC4Cancer and UNCAN.eu organise EU cancer project synergy meeting

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January 17th, EOSC4Cancer teamed up with UNCAN.eu to align EU cancer projects in a synergy meeting at Barcelona Supercomputing Center. CAN.HEAL, EUCANCan, canSERV, B1MG, GDI, and AACR GENIE also participated in the meeting. This is the first step in an intense project collaboration with similar EU level efforts focussing on cancer data.Discussions focussed on the […]

Project Kick-off in Barcelona

On 28-29th September, EOSC4Cancer brought together a consortium of 29 participants from 13 countries, tackling data-driven cancer research from various angles. The kick-off started off with a warm welcome by Alfonso Valencia from Barcelona Supercomputing Center. Alfonso highlighted the importance of synergies with related initiatives.  It was highlighted that the aim for the project is to technically implement the European Open […]