EuropaColon - Magyarország (Hungary - You Can Recover)


General Progress:

• Magyarország (Hungary - You Can Recover) was established on the 6th of December 2006

• EuropaColon - Magyarország launched it's website:

• As part of EuropaColon - Magyarország's strategic planning the organisation has undertaken the development of new colorectal cancer support clubs in many of the Oncology Centers in Hungary

Awareness Campaigns:

• In March 2008 as part of Hungary's ‘National Day Against Cancer' EuropaColon - Magyarország organised three weekly exhibitions for the general public with a colorectal cancer exhibition being one, in one of Budapest's busiest shopping centers

• Preserved cancerous and healthy organs could be viewed along with educational films being shown - life sized models were used to show organs and treatment options

• Continuation of 'Club Days' programme at oncololgy clinics


• Extensive lobbying with the government concerning the lack of treatment, prevention and screening programme

• As part of EuropaColon's outreach programme EuropaColon – Magyarország representatives met with Hungarian MEP's in Brussels in March 2008

• Ongoing lobbying with health authorities for access to colorectal cancer screening

Media Activity:

• László Dobolyi Chairman of Europacolon – Magyarország featured on Hungarian RTL Klub television talking about living with colorectal cancer

• László Dobolyi interviewed along with a Senior lecturer in Oncologyt and a Family Doctor featured on Hungarian Television 1

• Promoting colorectal cancer with all the media such as TV, radio, newspapers etc. Received much coverage not only about colorectal cancer but also the association

• Wide media exposure including interview with the CNN

• To see the interview please go to:

• National Cancer Control Programme



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