29 May 2018

Call for mutual recognition of ethical approval in the Nordic countries

Cancer organizations in the Nordic countries calls for a mutual recognition of ethical approval for clinical studies in the Nordic countries


After discussions at the meeting in the Nordic Cancer Union (NCU) in February 2018 the members agreed on a call for mutual recognition of clinical approval for clinical studies in the Nordic countries.

Download the call here

 

The overall goal of the call is to make it easier to conduct clinicial studies in the Nordic countries. Increasing the number of clinical studies are important for better treatment for cancer patients in the Nordic countries. The NCU think that there is a huge potential for more clinical studies in the Nordic countries and we need to make it easier to implement this types of studies. The NCU has a long tradition of founding Nordic cancer studies.

 

The call is supported by The Danish Cancer Society, The Icelandic Cancer Society, The Faroese Cancer Society, The Cancer Society of Finland, and The Norwegian Cancer Society.  For more information you can contact Ole Alexander Opdalshei, Deputy Director General at The Norwegian Cancer Society.

Ole.Alexander.Opdalshei@kreftforeningen.no


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