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
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
The course Statistical methods and recent advances in statistical methods for excess risk analysis will be held at Corte, Université de Corse (France) from 8-12 July 2019. This course is devoted to biostatisticians, statisticians, epidemiologists, researchers and students working in a registry of… more
JRC-ENCR Workshop - Complementing the incidence indicators in ECIS with national estimates for countries without a national registry.
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