The European Commission Initiative on Colorectal Cancer (ECICC) aims to develop evidence-based guidelines for prevention, screening and diagnosis of colorectal cancer, together with a quality assurance scheme covering the entire care pathway. The JRC is now launching this initiative by setting up… more
A new position is available at the EC Joint Research Centre in Ispra, Italy, within the rare diseases team of the Health in Society Unit. They are looking for an expert in information technology/computer science/data science for supporting the development of the… more
The International Association of Cancer Registries (IACR) launched the 2021 Virtual Scientific Conference. Save these dates: 12-14 October 2021. More information is available here
Training on Principles and Practice of Cancer Registration, Ljubljana, Slovenia: 20-22 November 2019
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.
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
JRC and ENCR organised on 5-6 June 2019 a training on Cancer Registry Data Coding at the JRC, Ispra, Italy. The agenda is available here.
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
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. Basic principle… more
IARC, Lyon (France), 25 to 29 November 2013 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… more
Izmir (Turkey), 30 September to 4 October 2013 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-… 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
JRC and ENCR organised on 3-4 May 2017 a training event 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 course was… more
31 August- 2 September 2016, London, UK This conference is co-organised by the Cancer Survival Group and the Centre for Statistical Methodology and will focus on three themes of time-to event analyses, all of which concentrate on population based data and translational epidemiology: Recent… more