World Immunization Week
April 25, 2017

World Immunization Week is a world-wide public health campaign to raise awareness of the importance of improving vaccination delivery services and increasing rates of immunization against vaccine-preventable diseases.


New resources featured on the Economics page on the portal
April 24, 2017

The Economics page has been updated with new resources. 

Policy Paper on National Cancer Control Programmes and Plans in Europe
March 21, 2017

A new policy paper on NCCPs in Europe has been released by Cancon.


From Saturday, June 17, 2017 to Thursday, June 22, 2017
United States
NAACCR 2017 Annual Conference: Breaking Barriers in Cancer Surveillance

The North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) invites you to attend the NAACCR 2017 Annual Conference. The conference will take place June 17 – 22, 2017, in Downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico. The New Mexico Tumor Registry and NAACCR welcome health professionals, and students interested in cancer surveillance as well as professionals in research, and registry operations.

The theme for 2017 is: “Breaking Barriers in Cancer Surveillance.” The 2017 conference will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn from national experts in cancer surveillance, cancer registry operations, and cancer research. Sessions will explore the new era in cancer surveillance from multiple perspectives in North America. We are also planning a special day focused on the Registry of the Future prior to the conference. Information on this special day will be made available later in 2016.

Hosted by the New Mexico Tumor Registry, University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center

From Monday, August 14, 2017 to Wednesday, August 16, 2017
United States
2017 CDC National Cancer Conference

The conference theme, “Visualizing the Future Through Prevention, Innovation, and Communication,” represents the opportunity for translating research into practice to improve public health. A wide variety of local, state, territorial, federal, academic, national, and community-based cancer prevention and control programs will be represented, creating an excellent opportunity for you to meet partners from around the country.

From Friday, September 8, 2017 to Tuesday, September 12, 2017
ESMO 2017 Congress Integrating science into oncology for a better patient outcome

The ESMO 2017 Congress, in partnership with the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR), will bring cancer researchers and clinicians together to enable collaboration and the exchange of ideas, from the laboratory to the bedside and back. This exciting partnership creates a unique cancer congress in Europe with huge scientific reach and the true potential to improve the lives of cancer patients.

From Friday, September 22, 2017 to Monday, September 25, 2017
ASCO International Palliative Care Workshop