With the rapid evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, the oncology community is facing some challenges: how to diagnose and provide best available care while minimising the visits in the hospital (or other healthcare facilities) and maximising the safety for both patients and professionals. Cancer… more
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the Global Initiative for Cancer Registry Development (GICR) and the International Association of Cancer Registries (IACR) are currently inviting cancer registries to respond to an online survey to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on… more
Trainee position in cancer epidemiology and cancer registration for the Cancer Information group at the Joint Research Centre, Ispra (Italy)
The training on data coding, was organised jointly by the ENCR Steering Committee and the European Commission Joint Research Centre. The aim was to improve comparability and harmonisation, particularly on coding topography/morphology and stage.
JRC and ENCR organised on 3-4 May 2017 a training on Cancer Data Collection and Comparability with one day devoted to issues related to data collection, and the second day to quality aspects of data analysis. A specific session on childhood cancer registration was included.
The Paediatric Oncology for Cancer Registries is a unique course, organized by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in the framework of the European Network for Cancer Research in Children and Adolescents (ENCCA), a Network of Excellence funded by the European Commission in FP7.… more
The aim of the training is to provide cancer registries staff with an understanding of good practices and procedures to establish/improve their registries and harmonise their process for collection of cancer data. This will facilitate inter-comparative studies on specific cancer types which in turn… more
Training of registry staff helps to increase the quality and comparability of cancer registry data - one of the aims of the ENCR. In order to maintain a standard course content, a core curriculum has been established, based on a collection of previously-used teaching materials. In addition,… more