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10th World Research Congress of the EAPC

The next research congress will be held in Bern, Switzerland 23-26 May 2018.

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EAPC RN Symposium 30 September 2016

EAPC RN will host a one-day symposium in Brussels 30.09.16, in collaboration with the INSUPC project.

The EAPC RN Symposium 2016 will be held in collaboration with the Integrated palliative care in advanced cancer, heart disease and COPD project (INSUPC) funded by the European Commission Framework 7 programme, focusing on the topic of ‘Integrated Palliative Care’.  The one day Symposium will be held at the Museum of Natural Sciences, Brussels on Friday 30th September, 2016. It will feature international experts: Professor David Currow (Australia) and Professor Phil Larkin (Ireland) as key note speakers.

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A part of the programme will be based on submitted abstracts (both oral and poster presentations). All submitted abstracts should be related to the topic "Integrated Palliative Care".

Click here for information about abstract submission and registration. Abstract submission deadline has been extended until 15 July 2016.


6th International Seminar of the PRC and EAPC RN 

The 6th International Seminar of the European Palliative Care Research Centre (PRC) and European Association for Palliative Care Research Network (EAPC RN) will be arranged in Banff, Canada 1-3 December 2016.

This is the first time the seminar is held outside of Europe, and we are looking forward to further developing the research collaborations between Europe and Canada.

Information about registration and abstract submission at (abstract deadline 14 October).


Update of EAPC opioid guidelines for cancer pain

The EAPC is in the process of updating the opioid cancer pain guidelines from 2012, published in Lancet Oncology. The work is undertaken by the research network, and it is anticipated that the same methodology as last time will be followed.

Read more about the work here.

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