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40th Annual Scientific Conference

13-15 November 2018, Arequipa, Peru

Cancer registration: from data generation to decision-making

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The 40th Annual Meeting was held in Arequipa (Peru) in November 2018.

The main theme of the meeting was Cancer registration: from data generation to decision-making.



Plenary Themes

  • Use of PBCR data in cancer control planning
  • Descriptive epidemiologic studies using registry data
  • Childhood cancer
  • Challenges (and solutions) to cancer registration
  • Using statistical models to estimate the cancer burden
  • Using registry data for clinical decision making

Keynote Speakers and Workshop Faculty

  • Dr Roberto Zanetti, Piedmont, Italy
  • Prof Luis Eduardo Bravo, Cali, Colombia
  • Dr Eduardo Cazap, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Dr Guillermo Tortolero Luna, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Dr. Shoichiro Tsugane, Tokyo, Japan
  • Dr Esther de Vries, Bogotá, Colombia
  • Dr Marion Piñeros, Lyon, France

Arequipa, Plaza de Armas



The 7th Johannes Clemmesen Lecture was delivered by Roberto Zanetti.


The 9th prize was awarded to Keiu Paapsi from Tallin (Estonia) for her presentation on the study: "Population based survival trends in childhood cancer in Estonia, 1970–2014".

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