Actualité du CIRC

Cervical cancer screening in rural Bhutan with the careHPV test on self-collected samples: an ongoing cross-sectional, population-based study (REACH-Bhutan)

21/07/2017 A new research project coordinated by IARC in partnership with the Ministry of Health of Bhutan assesses the feasibility and outcomes of a novel approach to cervical cancer screening in rural Bhutan. The study, named “REACH-Bhutan”, evaluates the use of the careHPV test on self-collected samples to achieve high coverage. The details and preliminary results are published today in BMJ Open.

Baussano I, Tshering S, Choden T, Lazzarato F, Tenet V, Plummer M, et al.
Cervical cancer screening in rural Bhutan with the careHPV test on self-collected samples: an ongoing cross-sectional, population-based study (REACH-Bhutan)
BMJ Open. Published online 21 July 2017
https://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016309
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William MB Edmands (12.04.1983–30.06.2017)

20/07/2017 The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is saddened by the passing of Dr Will Edmands, a former IARC student who died recently. Read more

Release of updated Screening Group website

12/07/2017 The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is pleased to announce the launch of the updated website of the IARC Screening Group (SCR), a part of the Section of Early Detection and Prevention. The site has been redesigned to provide a more user-friendly browsing experience and a more intuitive information architecture to improve navigation and access. The site presents information about SCR research projects related to various screening interventions for breast, cervical, colorectal, and oral cancer control, as well as extensive training resources, including manuals, online courses, video tutorials, and audio presentations.
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Publications

WHO Classification of Tumours of Endocrine Organs

28/06/2017 The WHO Classification of Tumours of Endocrine Organs is the tenth volume in the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. This authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies evaluating response to therapy and clinical outcome.

The book, prepared by 166 authors from 25 countries, contains more than 700 colour images and tables, and more than 3100 references.
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