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Skin cancer registries in Europe: from knowledge to action

On 20 June 2018, Ms Stella de Sabata, advisor of Fondo Anglesio Moroni, will participate in the "MEPs Against Cancer" meeting at the European Parlament (Bruxelles, Belgium), upon invitation of MEP Charles Tannock (UK) to present the results of the recent European collaborative study "Trends in incidence of thick, thin and in situ melanoma in Europe" (Sacchetto L. et al. European Journal of Cancer 92 (2018) 108-118).


Dr Charles
Tannock

Dr Veronique
Del Marmol


GEM Annual Meeting 2018

The GEM (Genes, Environments and Melanoma) Annual Meeting will be held in Asheville (North Caroline, US) on 27 - 29 September 2018, by invitation of Dr Nancy Thomas (Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill).



Next edition of the Enrico Anglesio Prize - IACR Round

The 2018 edition will be held in Perù by invitation of the Arequipa Cancer Registry.


Hong Kong Cancer Day 2015

Dr Roberto Zanetti, vicepresident of Fondo Anglesio Moroni, has been an Invited Speaker of the Symposium "Cancer Control in the Western Pacific", held in Hong Kong on 12 December 2015. The day after he participated in the Official Ceremony for the National Cancer Day.

UICC Cancer Atlas

Dr Stefano Rosso, who chaired several times the Jury of the Enrico Anglesio Prize, is a co-author of the Second Edition of the book "The Cancer Atlas", a joint initiative between the American Cancer Society, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IACR), and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to give the global cancer community a new tool in the fight against cancer. The Hindi version of the book was launched on 8 October at the inaugural session of the IACR Annual Conference, held in Mumbai. More information on the event can be found on the UICC website, in News.



IACR Honorary Membership 2015

Dr Kazuo Tajima from the Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, friend of the Fondo Anglesio Moroni, has been awarded with the Honorary Membership of the International Association of Cancer Registries, during the Annual Conference, held in Mumbai, in October. Unfortunately Dr Tajima was unable to attend the Ceremony, but his colleagues and friends prepared a short and funny sketch, pretending to be him.



An extraordinary book

Dr Pierre Band, who in 2008 gave a series of talks on the History of Medical Oncology in Italy with the financial support of Fondo Anglesio Moroni, has recently published the book “THERAPEUTIC REVOLUTION. The History of Medical Oncology from Early Days to the Creation of the Subspecialty” (Bentham eBooks, 2014). As he says in the Preface, the positive feedback from his Italian experience encouraged him to develop the conference theme into a book.



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