Susan Knox is a two-time breast cancer survivor and has been Executive Director of Europa Donna since 1999. She is responsible for advocacy initiatives in the areas of information, education and lobbying, including Pan European advocacy conferences, meetings and information sessions at the European Parliament and Commission, European Breast Cancer Advocacy Training Courses, publications and websites. In 2008 she launched Europa Donna’s first prevention initiative – Breast Health Dayand in 2017 Europa Donna’s Metastatic Breast Cancer Advocacy Conference.
In addition Ms. Knox is involved in the following projects and programmes:
Patient advocate member of the Guideline Development Group of the European Commission Initiative on Breast Cancer (ECIBC)
Member of Steering Committee of MINDACT trial and AURORA programme.
Board member of the EBC Council
Faculty for EUROPA DONNA European Breast Cancer Advocacy Training Course and ESO-Ulm University, Certificate of Competence in Breast Cancer Course
Member of the “Transforming Breast Cancer Together” Initiative
Patient advocate representative to BRESO and Oncoplastic Breast Consortium Consensus Conference
Author of numerousarticles and publications; speaker on breast cancer advocacy at various meetings and conferences