The Value of Diagnostic Information in Cancer Care – Policy recommendations for a better future for cancer diagnostics in Europe

Posted on 05.10.2022

MedTech Europe has compiled evidence demonstrating the importance of diagnostic information in cancer care. Laboratory diagnostics are critical at all stages of cancer care. With Europe’s Beating Cancer plan as a backdrop, the time has come to implement policy changes that will provide patients with better access to screening and early diagnostics while improving patient outcomes.

This paper outlines five key recommendations for improving cancer care in Europe, focusing on National Cancer Plans, Cancer Inequalities, Patient Access, Value Assessment of Laboratory Diagnostics, and Healthcare System Preparedness.