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Planning and developing population-based cancer registration in low- and middle-income settings (as an e-Book)

09/09/2014 Guidelines for establishing cancer registries, from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the International Association of Cancer Registries (IACR), are now available free in EPUB format. IARC Technical Publication No. 43, entitled "Planning and developing population-based cancer registration in low- and middle-income settings", provides essential guidance on the key steps in planning a registry, including accessing sources of information, monitoring the quality of the data, and reporting results. IARC introduced e-books in 2013 as a new medium for the wider dissemination of the Agency's research. This publication is also available in print and PDF formats.

IARC Technical Publication No. 43
Planning and developing population-based cancer registration in low- and middle-income settings
Freddie Bray, Ariana Znaor, Patricia Cueva, Anne Korir, Rajaraman Swaminathan, Andreas Ullrich, Susan A. Wang, and Donald Maxwell Parkin (2014).
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IARC Postdoctoral Opportunities - Section of Molecular Pathology

05/09/2014 A postdoctoral opportunity is available in the Section of Molecular Pathology for a candidate with an MD or PhD degree in genetics/molecular pathology who has good experience in genomic analyses of neoplasms, as well as a good publication record. Current projects include next generation sequencing to elucidate genetic pathways and intratumoral genetic heterogeneity of brain tumours. Read more

IARC Fellowships for Cancer Research - Call for applications now open for IARC Fellowships

03/09/2014 Call for applications now open for IARC Fellowships:
- Postdoctoral Fellowship programme
- Expertise Transfer Fellowship
- Senior Visiting Scientist Award
Deadline for submission of applications: 30 November 2014
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Publications

Planning and Developing Population-Based Cancer Registration in Low- and Middle-Income Settings

26/05/2014 Planning and Developing Population-Based Cancer Registration in Low- and Middle-Income Settings

Authors: F. Bray, A. Znaor, P. Cueva, A. Korir, R. Swaminathan, A. Ullrich, S.A. Wang, and D.M. Parkin

This guidance document provides an overview of the key concepts in cancer registration, covering the steps involved in planning a registry, the sources of information a registry will need to access, methods for ensuring data quality, and how registry results should be reported. It will be of value to those who are seeking to establish a registry or are in the early stages of developing a registry. It covers the major components that need to be thought about when setting up a registry and ensuring that it provides the necessary information for its main stakeholders -especially those involved in cancer control planning.
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GLOBOCAN
2012

ESTIMATED CANCER
INCIDENCE,
MORTALITY AND PREVALENCE
WORLDWIDE IN 2012

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