VACANCY NOTICE – 2023-GEE-F1-FGIV-022917CA FGIV - Project Officer – Quality assurance activities on cancer The current vacancies are in Unit JRC.F1 Disease Prevention. Within its Directorate for Health and Food, the Disease Prevention Unit supports EU policies in public health for promoting… more
The Fondo Elena Moroni for Oncology announces  that the contest for The Enrico Anglesio Prize 2023 and Satellite Prizes Elvo Tempia and Sharon Whelan will open soon. The 2023 edition of the Prize will be in conjunction with the ENCR-IACR 2023 Scientific Conference on 14-16 November, in Granada,… more
A new report was recently published by the EC Joint Research Centre in collaboration with the ENCR Steering Committee on Common Data Quality Check procedure for European Cancer Registries. The checks included in this report are implemented in the validation of the data submitted by European Cancer… more
Population-based overall survival rates for childhood cancer vary across geographical regions within and outside Europe; this variation could be at least partly explained by differences in tumour stage at diagnosis. The International Benchmarking of Childhood Cancer Survival by Stage, also called… more
The stage at diagnosis is one of the most important predictors for cancer survival. TNM stage is constructed from T (tumor size), N (nodal spread), and M (distant metastasis) components. In many notifications to cancer registries, TNM information is incomplete with unknown N and/or M. We aimed to… more
The "ENCR Recommendations on Recording and reporting of urothelial tumours of the urinary tract” was recently endorsed. In a webinar the new recommendation will be explained and there will be the possibility to ask questions about the recommendation. Date and time: 19 April 2023, 10:00-12:00… more
Objectives Important information Presentation OBJECTIVES In the past months the ENCR recommendations on the coding of the incidence date and the basis of diagnosis were updated.
The International Association of Cancer Registries (IACR) launched the 2022 Virtual Scientific Conference. Save these dates: 8-10 November 2022. More information is available here.  
Objectives Important information Presentation OBJECTIVES Although most cancer cases are still pathologically confirmed novel techniques including cytogenetics and molecular diagnostics are increasingly used.
The research unit SESSTIM and its partners of the Challenges in the Estimation of Net SURvival (CENSUR) working survival Group offers an advanced course on statistical methods for excess risk analysis, at Corte, Université de Corse (France) from July 4th to 8th, 2022.
Agenda Presentations The course was organised by the Cluj Regional Cancer Registry with the support from the EC Joint Research Centre and the ENCR Steering Committee. It provided basic knowledge on methods for data collection, coding,… more
  The course had around 80 participants attending from 26 countries. The presentation from the course is available… more
School offers introductory and advanced courses in medical statistics and epidemiology, and their application to clinical and etiology research and public health. It is meant to provide researchers, physicians, and health professionals with insight into available analytical tools for planning… more
The training was organised by the JRC, ENCR, IARC and the Slovenian Cancer Registry. JRC and ENCR were responsible for the training on 21-22 Nov, the agenda is available here. PRESENTATIONS Session Title Presenter Session 1… more
This 14th annual short course will take place at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). The faculty will include internationally renowned experts in the field of cancer survival analysis and methods, and 20 researchers in the Cancer Survival Group. The main topics include… more
A Workshop on Data Protection was organised on 26th September 2018. The aim was to explore the impact on the daily activities of EU cancer registries of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and to offer guidance to participants on the actions needed to comply with it. The… more
The report of the Workshop is now available at this link! The workshop took place on 24 November 2014, at JRC, Ispra. The technical proposals made during the workshop have helped the ENCR-SC to prioritize the future… more
In coordination with the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre, the ENCR organised the third workshop on data quality checks. Three workshops were organised: a… more
22-23 January 2014, Ispra (Italy) JRC hosted the EPAAC WP9 Satellite Meeting "State of Art of Methods for the Analysis of Population-Based Cancer Data". Statistical methods for descriptive analysis of population-based cancer data have considerably progressed, also due to the increasing… more
Given the current uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, all the ENCR events during 2021 will be organised as virtual events. Several trainings will be delivered during the first half of the year while the Scientific Conference will be organised during the second half of the year. More… more
In the face of the evolving pandemic, the 2020 Scientific Conference, IACR (International Association of Cancer Registries) in  Noumea, New Caledonia will not go ahead. More information is available… more
The IACR (International Association of Cancer Registries) and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) organise a combined conference of NAACCR and IACR. The conference will take place 9–13 June  2019, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Registration is now open.… more
The Group for Cancer Epidemiology and Registration in Latin Language Countries - GRELL, established in 1976, promotes epidemiological cancer research, mainly through the registration of cases in geographically defined populations. GRELL is organising the 2019 edition of its Ascension annual meeting… more