International Association of Cancer Registries
39th Annual Scientific Meeting
(IACR 2017 Utrecht)

Ensuring Quality and Use of Data from Cancer Registries in the 21st Century

Acknowledging the diversity of cancer registries worldwide: methods, longevity, data integration and practice;

Responding to future challenges in sustaining cancer registries

Detailed Conference Agenda will be available soon.

Plenary Themes:

  • Cancer surveillance for cancer control
  • The role of cancer registries in prevention and screening programmes
  • The role and integration of cancer registries in clinical outcomes
  • Analysing, presenting and communicating cancer registry data
  • Cancer registries and ‘big data’: the next generation of studies

Keynote Speakers:

  • Prof Jack Siemiatycki, University of Montreal, Clemmesen Lecturer
  • Prof. Karin Haustermans, UH Leuven
  • Prof. Johan Mackenbach, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam
  • Dr. Kevin Ward, Georgia Center for Cancer Statistics, Emory University
  • Dr. Isabelle Soerjomataram, International Agency for Research on Cancer

ENCR-JRC Symposium and ENCR General Assembly on 19 October Key Topics:

  • The new ENCR Steering Committee (following the elections in September),
  • Overview of the ENCR-JRC project “Incidence and Mortality in Europe;” and
  • The launch of the new European Cancer Information System (ECIS) website