Dr Mats Lambe

Regional Cancer Registries, Sweden

Motivation for standing for election

My aim is to
- Contribute to an improved harmonization of routines of cancer registration across regions and countries - Help facilitate data sharing between countries
- Improve educational programs for cancer registrars
- Help increase the use of cancer registry data for monitoring, policy decisions and research - Improve the awareness among decision makers of the importance and utility of high quality cancer register data
- Support the education of biostaticians to apply state-of-the-art methods in the analyses of cancer register data
- Share own experience of the development of clinical cancer quality registers on a national platform
- Integration of clinical registries with population general cancer registries
- Represent the cancer registries of the northern region in the ENCR

Short CV

Education: MPH, University of Hawaii at Manoa 1981 MD, Uppsala University 1983 PhD Cancer Epidemiology, Uppsala University 1995
Current positions: Director Register Section, Regional Cancer Center Central Sweden (RCC Uppsala Örebro) Professor Medical Epidemiology, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet
Relevant memberships: Member of the steering board of the Association of Nordic Cancer Registries, ANCR (2011- ) Member of the steering board of the Information Network Cancer, INCA, the Swedish national platform for clinical cancer quality registers (2007- )
Publications: 280 publications in the field of Cancer Epidemiology