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Ireland-Northern Ireland-NCI Cancer Consortium

Re-signing and reinvigorating the Ireland-Northern Ireland-National Cancer Institute Cancer Consortium represents an unparalleled opportunity for the island of Ireland. Cancer has no borders, only by working together can we tackle the biggest killer on the island of Ireland. The consortium was set up in 1999 with the core aim to reduce cancer incidence and mortality on the island of Ireland through cross-border and transatlantic collaborations in cancer research and education. 
A recent study of the impact of the consortium showed that it contributed to saving thousands of lives and enhancing the quality of life of many cancer survivors.  In addition to the significant scientific and health benefits for the island of Ireland, there have also been economic impacts.

InterTradeIreland are hosting a vitual event to celebrate the re-signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the partners of the Ireland-Northern Ireland-NCI Cancer Consortium.  The partners are the Department of Health Ireland, Department of Health Northern Ireland and the National Cancer Institute in the US.

The event on 16th March 2021 (15:00 to 16:15 GMT) will be an unrivalled opportunity to hear from high profile senior leaders and health ministers from Ireland, Northern Ireland and the US, along with patient advocates and local experts in the cancer sector.  The event will focus on what the consortium has achieved over the last 21 years and will look forward to new opportunities for collaboration.

To register for this exciting event, please click on the link below: