Childhood Cancer Incidence in Southern-Eastern Europe

The incidence rates of central nervous system tumours in children have been compared among 10 Southern–Eastern European countries. Please find here all the information.

New ENCR-JRC portal

Each European population-based Cancer Registry received an email on 10 July by the ENCR Chairman with the link to the ENCR-JRC Portal, and the corresponding instructions. If your Registry did not receive it, please contact  JRC-ENCR(at)ec.europa.eu
More information is available at this link.

IJC - Cancer Incidence in Five Continents

The International Journal of Cancer has published a paper on Volume X of the Cancer Incidence of Five Continents (CI5). The authors assessed the status of population-based cancer registries worldwide, described the techniques used in CI5 to evaluate their quality, and highlighted the notable variation in the incidence rates of selected cancers contained within Volume X of CI5. Please find here all the information.

Innovation and Biomarkers in Cancer Drug Development Meeting

3-4 December 2015, Brussels (Belgium)

The IBCD 2015 - Innovation and Biomarkers in Cancer Drug Development - is a first of a kind joint meeting organized by the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC), an academic research organization, the US National Cancer Institute (NCI), a governmental institution, the European Medicines Agency (EMA), a regulatory agency, and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), a professional scientific association.