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CancerWorld Journalism Award

The international magazine CancerWorld is looking for outstanding pieces of journalism published between October 2016 and April 2018 that are changing the way we think about cancer. The Cancer World Journalism Award encourages, celebrates and rewards journalists who deliver insights into the personal and social impact of the disease, and efforts to change policy, practice or advocacy.

We are looking for journalists to submit one or more items of their work – whether in print, online, on radio, video or television – into the following categories:

  • Patient and carer experience
  • Research, science and treatment
  • Policy, services and affordability
  • Prevention

In all categories, we are looking for articles/programmes that move beyond documenting experience, science, policy and practice. We want to find work that challenges, addresses urgent questions, increases awareness and prompts change. We are particularly looking for serious investigative journalism.

A prize of €1500 is available for the winner in each category. The journalist judged the overall winner will also be funded to attend the 2018 ECCO Summit in Vienna (7th-9th September 2018), where he/she will be presented with their award.

Applications are now open and can be made online via the CancerWorld website http://cancerworld.net/media/cancerworld-journalism-award/

The closing date for entries is 1st May 2018.

2017 Cancer World Journalism Award winners

  • Pia Heinemann, Germany - Research, Science and Treatment category + Overall Winner
  • Pauline Kairu, Kenya - Patient and Carer Experience category
  • Suman Naishadham - Policy, Services and Affordability category
  • Duanduan Yuan - Prevention category

Details on the winning articles can be found at http://cancerworld.net/media/cancerworld-journalism-award/

For more information please click here or contact:
Corinne Hall
Tel.: +39 02 85 4645 22

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