Information on cancer burden originates from cancer registries:
- population-based cancer registries collect data from different sources and in a systematic way on all new diagnoses in a population
- standardisation and harmonisation of data collection and analysis allows comparability across EU countries and temporal monitoring of the cancer dynamics.
The European Cancer Inequalities Registry (ECIR) will host a dedicated event to childhood cancer! Childhood cancers are rare and have high survival rates, but remain...
Quality indicators: completeness, validity and timeliness of cancer registry data contributing to the European Cancer Information System
Population-based Cancer Registries (PBCRs) are tasked with collecting high-quality data, important for monitoring cancer burden and its trends, planning and evaluating cancer control activities...
Context Non-communicable diseases are the most prevalent cause of death worldwide. Cancer accounts for more deaths in people under 65 in the EU than...