CanScreen-ECIS workshop for cancer screening experts

Researchers from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and partner institutions organized a two-day workshop on 1–2 June 2023 for cancer screening experts as part of the “Strengthening cancer screening data collection to update the European Cancer Information System and improve quality and coverage of cancer screening programmes in Europe” (CanScreen-ECIS) project. The workshop was attended by 64 experts from 32 European countries, from Slovenia asist. prof. Urška Ivanuš, Head of National Cervical Cancer Screening Programme and Registry ZORA.

The participants discussed screening indicators, tools, and processes in preparation for the pilot data collection from cancer screening programmes in Europe, which will be followed by integration with the European Cancer Information System. This is the first step towards the bigger project of preparing the third European Screening Report, as stipulated in Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan.

Visit the CanScreen-ECIS website

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