Straight facts on ECIBC
35 Countries and 29 languages
ECIBC involves 35 countries which are actively collaborating. They include: EU member states, EFTA members,
associate and acceding countries. Check out the full list of the national contacts.
ECIBC is open to participation to all interested Countries through the public calls.
At date, the ECIBC outcomes are foreseen to be translated in all EU official languages plus Icelandic, Macedonian, Montenegrin, Norwegian, Serbian, and Turkish languages. Both the European QA scheme and European Breast Guidelines may be applied well beyond Europe.
Accountable, factual and clearly defined, free from financial and intellectual interests. ECIBC structure and model is thought as blue print Initative that could exported to other diseases' projects.
A sustainable Initiative in time
ECIBC is a sustainable Initiative. The web-based Guidelines will be constantly updated without the need of new editions. The European QA scheme will include self-updating tool according to new scientific evidence and its functioning.
A transparent Initiative
ECIBC is a transparent Initiative. Full information is available and shared with public at all development and implementation stages.
Developed from the women and patients’ point of view.
A guidelines platform for the entire care pathway
ECIBC covers all processes of breast cancer care from screening to end-of-life care. The European Breast Guidelines will cover screening and diagnosis (green circle).The other processes will be covered by a Platform of guidelines (red circle). We are searching and evaluating 280 guidelines published worldwide.