The Joint Research Centre (JRC) released the new cancer incidence and mortality estimates for 2020,  replacing the 2018 figures in the ECIS web application, for the moment with EU-27 coverage only.  The estimates will be complemented for the remaining 12… more
The Fondo Elena Moroni has decided to maintain the Enrico Anglesio Prize (EAP) also for this difficult and strange year. With most of the conferences cancelled or postponed this is a wonderful opportunity for young researchers to send in… more
The 72nd ENCR Steering Committee meeting took place on 4 March 2020. A summary of the minutes is available here.
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
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, use… more
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