Every day 88 citizens of Piedmont receive a diagnosis of malignancy: identify them, follow the procedure, evaluate the outcomes of the therapies is the task of the Cancer Registry, active in Piedmont for over half a century. The impact data for the years 2013-2014 will be presented in Turin on 9 April.

The initiative aimed at measuring the frequency of cancer throughout the Region, while representing a considerable commitment, arises from the following needs: to detect any differences in the various areas of the Region, to have complete cases at the service of clinicians for further information and research, relying on a data base as well extensive to enhance in a statistical sense the calculated observations and indicators, particularly those related to rare tumors.

These objectives are not achievable with a sampling registration, even if of a large proportion such as that available in our region. Here because the new initiative on a regional scale.