Already for some time the medical community of Luxembourg required that a national organisation to coordinate various public and private actors taking part in the administration and delivery and cancer patient care in Luxembourg. It became apparent that more could be done in harmonising the individual efforts of the medical community of hospitals and free professionals, cancer associations, patient representatives, as well as of the national legislative and executive bodies.
The development of the Plan National Cancer gave an impetus to the establishment of the Institute National du Cancer (INC).
The National Cancer Institute (INC) has been established on the 25th June 2015 as an association without lucrative purpose, with its founding members being:
Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg (CHL),
Centre Hospitalier Emile Mayrisch (CHEM),
Hôpitaux Robert Schuman (HRS),
Centre Hospitalier du Nord (CHdN),
Centre François Baclesse (CFB),
Société Luxembourgeoise d’Oncologie (SLO),
Fondatioun Kriibskrank Kanner,
Médiateur de la Santé,
National Cancer Platform (PNC).
The INC was established as a legal entity with a status of an Association without lucrative purpose (Association sans but lucratif) on 25 June 2015. A corresponding matriculation entry F 10445 was made into the Trade and Companies Register (Registre de commerce et des Sociétés) of the G.D. of Luxembourg on 11 July 2015.
The statutes of the INC are public, and can be accessed online.
The INC is financed by the Ministry of Health of Luxembourg – one of its founding members. The financing is provided in the context of an annually renewable performance contact (a “Convention”), and is linked to a series of activities (deliverables) to be implemented by the INC.
Further third-party financing is provided as various contributions in kind by the INC’s founding members and its collaborating partners to support diverse projects undertaken by the INC.
The main missions of the INC are:
In line with the missions presented above, the scope of activity of the INC will specifically include the following actions:
Annual objectives of the INC are defined by its Board of Directors (Conseil d’Administration) taking into account the actions and deliverables agreed in the performance contract between the INC and the Ministry of Health.
Institut National du Cancer (INC)
1B rue Thomas Edison
The INC can be contacted by phone during the office hours at: +352 26 11 97 37.
We are also reachable by fax at: +352 27 32 42 87.
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