IARC Summer School 2017 training course: “Implementing cancer prevention and early detection”15/06/2017 – 23/06/2017
The Screening Group coordinated this week-long module in collaboration with the Prevention and Implementation Group and the Education and Training Group.
Presentation of “Cancer screening in the European Union (2017): report on the implementation of the Council Recommendation on cancer screening”, Brussels, Belgium01/06/2017
Dr Partha Basu gave a presentation to introduce this new report, organized by the European Commission, at a meeting of the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) against Cancer.
Visit from Drs Youssef Chami and Latifa Belakhel, the Lalla Salma Foundation for Cancer Prevention and Treatment and the Ministry of Health, Rabat, Morocco15/05/2017 – 19/05/2017
Drs Chami and Belakhel visited the Group to discuss the evaluation report and database software for the breast and cervical cancer screening project and to discuss other ongoing projects.
Presentation of “Cancer screening in the European Union (2017): report on the implementation of the Council Recommendation on cancer screening” and introduction to CanScreen5, Ispra, Italy12/05/2017
Dr Partha Basu gave a presentation at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) to introduce this new report and present the concept of the Cancer Screening in Five Continents (CanScreen5) project.
Internship: Mr Xing Yidi, National Institute of Applied Sciences of Lyon (INSA Lyon)09/05/2017 – 08/09/2017
Mr Xing completed a 4-month internship within the Screening Group as part of the second year of his Master’s degree in the field of information technology (offline data collection and data security).
Visit from Dr Susan Cherian and Dr Surita Kantharia, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) Hospital, Homi Bhabha National Institute University, Mumbai, India08/05/2017 – 12/05/2017
Drs Cherian and Kantharia visited the Group to discuss the development of a new atlas on mammography and early detection of breast cancer.
Visit from Dr Neerja Bhatla, All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi, India08/05/2017 – 11/05/2017
Dr Bhatla visited the Group to finalize the 11–14 years/15–18 years HPV manuscript and to discuss ongoing projects.
Training course for master trainers in cervical cancer prevention, early detection, and management, Thimphu, Bhutan01/05/2017 – 04/05/2017
This training course, with participants from Bhutan, was organized in collaboration with the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) to provide technical support for the cervical cancer screening programme.
Field visit to Lusaka, Zambia, for the Delta project25/04/2017 – 29/04/2017
Mr Eric Lucas conducted a field visit to Lusaka to discuss the implementation of the Delta project.
Training course for service providers on thermocoagulation and the loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP), Ordos, China24/04/2017 – 27/04/2017
The Screening Group organized this training course in collaboration with the Cancer Institute and Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CICAMS), Beijing, China, and Inner Mongolia Provincial Health Services.