The Belgian newspaper, L’Echo has published an article featuring the Collaboration for Oncology Data in Europe (CODE) and the Oncology Data Network initiative. The article, published on 23 April 2019, is entitled “Hospitals to share data on cancer treatment” (“Les hôpitaux vont partager les données sur le traitement des cancers”).
Dr. Didier Vander Steichel, Director General of the Belgian Cancer Foundation (Fondation contre le Cancer/ Stichting tegen Kanker) was interviewed by healthcare journalist Jean-Paul Bombaerts for this article. Dr Vander Steichel is a member of the CODE Country Advisory Group for Belgium which launched in December 2018. The article sets out opportunities and challenges for CODE moving forward.