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Euroskin 2021 Conference

The European Society for Skin Cancer Prevention (EUROSKIN) has organized The 5th International UV & Skin Cancer Prevention 2021 Virtual Conference from Tuesday 7 to Thursday 9 of September 2021. EUROSKIN and its partners have developed an attractive program that brought together experts from the international scientific and skin cancer prevention community. Here is the program: .The Conference has focused on both primary and secondary prevention, discussing shared recommendations and guidelines addressing health professionals and decision-makers.Stefano Rosso was invited to present the results of the study recently published on fatal melanoma. In the discussion, it has been pointed out the relevance of this methodological approach for studying also non-melanoma skin cancers. The whole event was recorded and all recordings will be published on a dedicated EUROSKIN YouTube channel, which will be available for all registered attendees.

A new Manual on Cancer Registration


The US National Cancer Registrars Association has recently published the 4th edition of the manual Cancer Registry Management. Principles and Practice for Hospital and Central Registries. Freddie Bray (IARC) and Roberto Zanetti (IACR, FEM) authored two chapters of the book, one describing the activities of the International Association of Cancer Registries, the second updating the description of the global population coverage in measuring the cancer impact. The book, useful also for registrars outside the US, is obtainable at (Price: 199 USD)

News from the Board

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Dr. Dora Loria, member of the Jury of the Enrico Anglesio Prize since its first edition in 2006, has been hired by WHO-OPS (Oficina Panamericana de Salud) as consultant on the development of cancer registration in Argentina, within the frame of the activities of the INC, Instituto Nacional de Cancer of that country.We warmly congratulate Dora for this new position.

An interesting workshop

Our colleagues and friends, Dr Gian Paolo Dotto, Massachusetts General Hospital and ICP Lausanne, and Dr. Giovanna Chiorino, Laboratorio di Genetica, Fondazione Tempia, Biella, are the organizers of the First International Workshop  on “Sexual Dimorphism in Cancer” , to be held online on March 22-26. See more details at the poster here below. Contact person:

International Agency for Research on Cancer. Summer School 2021.

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The International Agency for Research on Cancer, Education and Training Programme, is organizing also for 2021 the traditional Summer School. This year the courses will be 100% on line, and will take place at various dates in May and June. Application is now open (deadline 1st of March 2021; acceptance notified by mid-April).

Click here for details and on line application form:

An online Course on Skin Cancers and Psoriasis. Ragusa, Sicily, 5-6 March 2021

The Ragusa Section of the Italian League Against Cancer is organizing a course to be held  the next 5° and 6°  of  March. The course, whose title is “Amici per la pelle”, will  be convened virtually on a online platform. The Fondo Elena Moroni is among the sponsors of the initiative. The detailed program will be posted soon at this section of the website.

Program Brochure:
click here

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La Cérémonie d’octroi des Prix s’est déroulée en virtuel, comme annoncé, le 18 Novembre 2020: Plus d’Information à la page PRIX

Nouvelles du conseil

Lidia Sacchetto, Vice-Présidente du Fondo Elena Moroni, le 7 julliet passé a obtenu son Doctorat de Recherche en Mathématiques Pures et Appliquées, soutenant sa Thèse “Statistical methods for biomarker discovery and multivariate classifier evaluation” auprès du Politecnico di Torino. A Lidia les meilleures félicitations de la part des collègues et amis du Fondo:

annulation de la réunion IACR 2020 en Nouvelle Calédonie; confirmation du Prix Enrico Anglesio, en édition virtuelle.

La réunion scientifique annuelle IACR qui devait se tenir à Nouméa, Nouvelle Calédonie, en octobre 2020 a été annulée à cause de la pandémie.

Par contre le Prix Enrico Anglesio, qui se déroule habituellement au cours de cette réunion, est maintenu cette année aussi. Il se tiendra en forme virtuelle.

Plus de détails se trouvent à la page Prix de ce site.

Novelles au temps de Covid-19

Estimations de l’impact du Covid-19 au Piémont et prévisions d’évolution de l’épidémie.

Autour du moment de pic de la pandémie en Italie, Iacopo Baussano et Stefano Rosso ont réalisé des estimations des possibles cadres d’évolution, en dépendance des différentes possibles mesures de santé publique qui pourront être adoptées.

Ci-dessous le link à leur travail.

Bonne lecture !

Phase 2: revenir à la normalité ou maintenir les mesures de distanciation ?

Iacopo Baussano
Infection and Cancer Epidemiology Group
Stefano Rosso
Registro Tumori Piemonte

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