IARC Education and Training Programme – News

31/05/2017
Seminar “Cancer early diagnosis and screening: making a difference” (24 June 2017) in St. Petersburg, Russia The Early Detection and Prevention Section of the IARC will deliver a seminar on 24 June 2017 titled “Cancer early diagnosis and screening: making a difference” in St. Petersburg, Russia at the time of the 3rd Oncological Forum White Nights 2017.
19/04/2017
IARC BelMed Training (19-28 April 2017) in London, Loughborough and Nottingham, UK – This site visit to a recognized breast cancer screening center, namely Public Health England (PHE) is organized for relevant personnel of the Belarus national cancer screening management team. It will introduce the PHE screening practices and give an overview of all phases of the preparation and implementation of a breast cancer screening programme.
This event is part of a joint programme funded by the European Union on prevention of non-communicable diseases, promotion of healthy lifestyle and support to modernization of the health system in Belarus (BelMed).
It is a coordinated project between different UN organizations (UNDP, WHO, UNICEF, UFPA and IARC), in which IARC participates in the implementation of a national breast cancer screening program in Belarus.


16/11/2016
IARC BelMed Training Course (30 November-2 December 2016) in Minsk, Belarus – The first out of two training courses in implementation of cancer screening programs for the project management team (PMT) and key stakeholders will take place in Belarus (Minsk) on 30 November to 2 December 2016. It will be conducted by a group of international experts in planning, feasibility, and piloting of the screening programs on breast, cervical and colorectal cancers. This course is part of a joint programme funded by the European Union on prevention of non-communicable diseases, promotion of healthy lifestyle and support to modernization of the health system in Belarus (BelMed). It is a coordinated project between different UN organizations (UNDP, WHO, UNICEF, UFPA and IARC), in which IARC participates in the implementation of a national breast cancer screening program in Belarus.
26/09/2016
The recipient of the Senior Visiting Scientist Award 2016 is Professor Pär Stattin from the Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden, and the Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences, Department of Urology and Andrology, Uppsala University, Sweden.
07/07/2016
New IARC/GICR Training Course (26-30 September 2016 in Izmir, Turkey). IARC/GICR Training Course “Descriptive Epidemiology Research and analytical approach using population-based cancer registry data” is open for Northern Africa, Central and Western Asia (IARC Izmir Hub and EMRO Countries)!
Application deadline is 26 August 2016. Information on course and application process can be found here.