The JRC and the ENCR Steering Committee are organising a new data call to the European cancer registries, in order to update the cancer burden statistics in the European Cancer Information System. Through a coordinated data call and the sharing of protocols, registries will be able to submit their… more
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
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