Actualité du CIRC

Monographies du CIRC - Réunions Volume 116: Café et Autres Boissons Chaudes

20/05/2016 Monographies du CIRC - Réunions Volume 116: Café et Autres Boissons Chaudes
24-31 mai 2016
Lyon, France
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Launch of the Global Cancer Observatory (GCO) website

12/05/2016 The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Global Cancer Observatory (GCO), an interactive web-based platform providing global cancer statistics to inform cancer control and cancer research. The Cancer Today subsite of the GCO is a global data visualization tool that offers innovative ways to examine national estimates of the incidence, mortality, and prevalence of 27 cancer types in 184 countries, based on the GLOBOCAN database. The other subsites – Cancer over Time (which documents trends of cancer over time) and Cancer Tomorrow (which provides cancer predictions for the coming decades) – are in development. Each of these GCO subsites provides user-friendly and interactive tools for analysing and visualizing cancer data based on the most up-to-date statistics available, allowing users to visually explore the changing scale and profile of the global cancer burden.

The global cancer data included in the GCO come from several key projects of IARC's Section of Cancer Surveillance (CSU), including GLOBOCAN and Cancer Incidence in Five Continents. The GCO website will also link to related activities of CSU, including research that documents global cancer transitions and global efforts to support the collection of high-quality cancer registration data in low- and middle-income countries through the Global Initiative for Cancer Registry Development (GICR) partnership.
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IARC 50th Anniversary Conference: Updated programme now available

11/05/2016 The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is pleased to announce that the updated detailed programme is now available for the conference Global Cancer: Occurrence, Causes, and Avenues to Prevention, to be held on 7–10 June 2016 at Centre de Congrès, Lyon. Read more

Publications

WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System

11/05/2016 WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System
WHO/IARC Classification of Tumours, 4th Edition Revised, Volume 1
Edited by Louis DN, Ohgaki H, Wiestler OD, Cavenee WK, Ellison DW, Figarella-Branger D, Perry A, Reifenberger G, von Deimling A

WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System is the Revised 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours.
Diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and associated genetic alterations are described in a disease-oriented manner. Sections on all recognized neoplasms and their variants include new ICD-O codes, epidemiology, clinical features, macroscopy, pathology, genetics, and prognosis and predictive factors. The book, prepared by 122 authors from 19 countries, contains more than 800 colour images and tables, and more than 2800 references.
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Cancer Today

ESTIMATED CANCER
INCIDENCE,
MORTALITY AND PREVALENCE
WORLDWIDE IN 2012

Cancer Today is part of the Global Cancer Observatory website.

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