Research Groups

Early Detection and Prevention - Quality Assurance Group

Key Recent Publications

1. Anttila A, Lönnberg S, Ponti A, Suonio E, Villain P, Coebergh JW, von Karsa L (2015) Towards better implementation of cancer screening in Europe through improved monitoring and evaluation and greater engagement of cancer registries. European Journal of Cancer 51:241-51 PMID: 25483785 Full Text

2. Park JY, Lambert R, von Karsa L & Herrero R (2014) Prevention and screening of gastric cancer – a global perspective. Clin Endosc 47:478-489 PMID: 25505712 Full Text

3. Arbyn M, Verdoodt F, Snijders P, Verhoef VMJ, Suonio E, Dillner L, Minozzi S, Bellisario C, Banzi R, Zhao F-H, Hillemanns P, Anttila A (2014) Accuracy of human papillomavirus testing on self-collected versus clinician-collected samples: a meta-analysis. Lancet Oncol. 15:172-183 PMID: 24433684 Full Text

4. Ronco G, Dillner J, Elfström KM, Tunesi S, Snijders PJ, Arbyn M et al. (2014) Efficacy of HPV-based screening for prevention of invasive cervical cancer: follow-up of four European randomised control trials. Lancet 383:524-532 PMID: 24192252 Full Text

5. von Karsa L, Dean PB, Arrossi S, Sankaranarayanan R (2014) Screening - principles. Chapter 4.7 In: Stewart BW, Wild CP, editors. World Cancer Report 2014. IARC Full Text

6. von Karsa L, Qiao Y-L, Ramadas K, Keita N, Arrossi S, Dean PB et al. (2014) Screening - implementation. Chapter 4.8 In: Stewart BW, Wild CP, editors. World Cancer Report 2014. IARC Full Text

7. Bijlsma M, Rendering A, Chin-On N, Debska A, von Karsa L, Knöpnadel J, van Rossum L, Janssens ACJW (2014) Quality Criteria for Health Checks: development of a European consensus agreement. Prev Med 67:238-41 PMID: 25117528 Full Text

8. European Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines Working Group (2013) European guidelines for quality assurance in colorectal cancer screening and diagnosis: Overview and introduction to the full Supplement publication. Endoscopy 45(1):51-59 PMID: 23212726 Full Text

9. Perry N, Broeders M, de Wolf C, Törnberg S, Holland R, von Karsa L (eds) (2013) European guidelines for quality assurance in breast cancer screening and diagnosis, Fourth edition - Supplements. European Commission, Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. Full Text

10. Giordano L, von Karsa L, Tomatis M et al. (2012) Mammographic screening programmes in Europe: organization, coverage and participation. J Med Screen 19(S1):14-25 PMID: 22972813 Full Text

11. von Karsa L, Suonio E, Lignini T, Ducarroz S & Anttila A, (eds.) (2012) Current Status and Future Directions of Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Early Detection in Belarus. WHO/IARC. Cancer Control Assessment and Advice Requested by the Belarus Ministry of Health. Report of Expert Mission to Minsk, Belarus,15–18 February 2011, IARC Full Text

12. Anttila A, von Karsa L, Aasmaa A, Fender M, Patnick J, Rebolj M, Nicula F, Vass L, Valerianova Z, Voti L, Sauvaget C, Ronco G (2009) Cervical cancer screening policies and coverage in Europe. European Journal of Cancer 45:2649-2658 PMID: 19699081 Full Text