Bowel cancer/CRC patients: Please contribute to an important survey that will help EuropaColon understand how patients cope with a diagnosis of metastatic colorectal cancer. EuropaColon aims to unite patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals, politicians, the media and the public in the fight against digestive cancers. The Organisation works with 43 groups in 32 European countries and has been recognised as the voice of colorectal cancer patients in Europe.
‘Answers to the survey questions will help support you and other patients more effectively in the future.’
Healthcare in Europe is different in every country. You might live in a country where a healthcare team supports you from diagnosis onward, and you might have access to the latest treatments and medicines for cancer as well as support from the different services. Even so, your experience is important to us because regretfully in some countries patients are not so fortunate.
EuropaColon needs your input and will use your anonymous replies to make recommendations for change: ‘There are no wrong answers – it is all about your experience and that is what EuropaColon seeks to know. Without this information, health ministries will not listen to our arguments.’
This is the first time a survey like this has been commissioned in Europe for colorectal cancer. In order to make this information valuable, EurpoaColon needs to recruit 1000 patients across Europe and aims to get responses from100 patients per country. Please share this information widely!
The survey is available in 14 European languages. Find it here.