Training course on the role of colposcopy in the early detection and prevention of cervical cancer, Colombo, Sri Lanka23/08/2016 – 24/08/2016
The Screening Group organized this course for medical officers and nursing officers at colposcopy units in collaboration with the National Cancer Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Nutrition & Indigenous Medicine, Colombo, Sri Lanka, and the WHO Country Office in Sri Lanka.
The First International Conference on Cancer Control for Health Equity: “Cancer Control in All Policies”, Thailand03/08/2016 – 05/08/2016
Dr Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan gave a presentation during the conference, which was organized by the Ministry of Public Health, Thailand.
Departure of Ms Evelyn Bayle, Project Assistant31/07/2016
We wish Ms Bayle all the best in her retirement after many years of service in the Screening Group and other groups at IARC.
“Lancet Oncology” review article: Challenges in breast and cervical cancer control in Japan29/06/2016
The Screening Group is pleased to announce this publication. The abstract is available through PubMed.
Arrival of Ms Cecile Le Duc, Project Assistant17/06/2016
Ms Le Duc is involved in various Screening Group projects, in particular the HPV vaccine trial in India and several randomized controlled trials.
IARC 50th Anniversary Conference07/06/2016 – 10/06/2016
The IARC Screening Group, with many of our field collaborators, was happy to celebrate IARC’s 50th anniversary at this landmark conference, titled “Global Cancer: Occurrence, Causes, and Avenues to Prevention”.
Project staff training for the follow-up phase of the two- versus three-dose HPV vaccine clinical trial in India22/05/2016 – 29/05/2016
The principal investigators (PIs) and programme/field managers from Ahmedabad, Ambilikkai, Barshi, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mizoram, Mumbai, Pune, and Sikkim actively participated in this training course organized by the IARC Screening Group vaccine project team.
Partner Workshop: “Improving Data for Decision-Making in Global Cervical Cancer Programs”, Washington DC, USA18/05/2016 – 19/05/2016
Mr Eric Lucas participated in this workshop jointly organized by the CDC Foundation and WHO.
Steering committee: Network of National Cancer Institutes and Institutions (RINC)17/05/2016 – 18/05/2016
Dr Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan participated in the RINC steering committee in Uruguay.
Training course on colposcopy and the loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) in the management of abnormal cervical cancer screening results, Yogyakarta, Indonesia04/05/2016 – 06/05/2016
The Screening Group participated as faculty for this training course organized in collaboration with the Thai Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (TSCCP), Thailand, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia.