The COVID-19 pandemic has an important impact on cancer care and registration. A questionnaire was distributed in June 2020 to the directors of cancer registries affiliated to the European Network of Cancer Registries (ENCR) with the aim to assess the impact of the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic… more
The European Commission Joint Research Centre, Health in Society Unit is looking for a Public Health Data Analyst. Within its Directorate for Health, Consumers and Reference Materials, the Health in Society Unit supports EU policies in public health for promoting excellence and equality of health… more
The 76th ENCR Steering Committee virtual meeting took place on 19 April 2021. A summary of the minutes is available here.
A Grant-holder position is available at the  EC Joint Research Centre, Ispra (Italy) to work on the EXPLORATORY RESEARCH PROJECT - Understanding the links between SOil pollution and CancEr” (SOLACE). More information can be found… more
The Fondo Elena Moroni has announced that the Enrico Anglesio Prize (EAP) will be run in the same virtual format as in 2020. Similar to last year, the two satellite Prizes, the Elvo Tempia and the Sharon Whelan, respectively offered by… 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
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
A Training Workshop on Quality of Cancer Registry Data took place on 5 October 2016, as a side event to the Scientific Meeting and General Assembly. About 50 participants attended the workshop which covered the process of data quality evaluation, methods for assessing the completeness of data,… more
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