What is BenchCan
BenchCan is an 2nd Health Programme funded project, which contributes to objective 2 of the Health Programme of the European Union “Promote health”, including the reduction of health inequalities & contributes to implementation of priority 3.2.4 “prevention of major and rare diseases”. It also addresses the basic principles of ‘Together for Health’; complements EPAAC WPs (healthcare and cancer data & information); and wi l l inform Pillar B (Care and cure) of the Strategic Implementation Plan of the European Innovation Platform for Active and Healthy Ageing.
The general objective of BENCH-CAN is to benchmark comprehensive cancer care & yield best practice examples in a way that contributes to improving the quality of interdisciplinary patient treatment.
As the largest cancer patients' organisation in Europe, ECPC has been invited to oversee the BenchCan work, providing horizontal support to the project, ensuring that the patients' perspective is overall respected by the project.