The report of the Regional Operations Centers for the collection of malignant tumors with high fraction attributable to occupational exposures in Piedmont offers a summary of the data collected in over twenty years of activity.
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The results of the recent evaluation by the International Agency for Research on Cancer of the carcinogenicity of night shift work have now been published in The Lancet Oncology.
The kick-off meeting of the EASY-NET network program officially started the project funded by the Ministry of Health and co-financed by the Regions of Piedmont, Lombardy, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Emilia Romagna, Lazio, Calabria, Sicily.
The statistics on mesothelioma cases, pleural and peritoneal, occurring among the regional population between 1990 and 2016 were updated.
A new IARC publication highlights the great variations in cancer incidence, survival and mortality, which exist between countries and, within the same countries, between different social groups.
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 slides of the Conference are online.
The materials produced during the final meeting of the Lifepath project, held on 26 and 27 March in Geneva, dedicated to investigate the link between socioeconomic status and health are online.
How does pervasive information improve the decision-making process of women participating to mammography screening? The results of the DonnaInformata-Screening project will be presented in Milan, June 11th.
The "Italian Atlas of mortality inequalities by educational level", carried out by the National Institute for the promotion of the health of migrant populations and the fight against poverty diseases in collaboration with Istat has been published.
"Cancer numbers in Italy" was presented in Turin. The publication is the result of the consolidated collaboration between the Italian Association of Medical Oncology and the Italian Association of Cancer Registries, in addition to the AIOM Foundation and PASSI in this eighth edition of the volume.
Presentation of the book by Giorgio Cosmacini "Doctors and medicine during fascism" on April 15 in Turin. They discuss it with the author Benedetto Terracini and Giuseppe Bonfratello.
Double meeting in Novara, May 10, dedicated to spatial statistics, with a program ranging from the Joint Research Center in Ispra to the map of John Snow. Organized by the University of Eastern Piedmont.
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.
Next 17 April, at the San Luigi Hospital of Orbassano, a meeting about the study "Active surveillance or radical diagnosis treatment for prostate cancer low risk (START)" will take place.
"Health at a Glance" is the European Commission report which, through a descriptive comparison of the various EU countries, offers an overview of the health status of citizens and the degree of efficiency of health systems.
The cycle of lectures on prevention and lifestyles organized by CPO Piemonte and Fondazione Molinette Onlus has started. The first speakers' interventions are available online.
The first issue of the OMEGA-NET newsletter is online. OMEGA-NET is the European COST action aimed at the coordination and harmonization of employment and population cohorts.
The second edition of the workshop "Biostatistics: a meeting point between mathematics and medicine" will be held on March 11th at the Great Hall of the Palace of the Rectorate of the University of the Studies of Turin.
Educational materials related to the course "Experimental management with tests for DNA research of human papilloma virus of women of age less than 30 years", held in Turin on January, 2019, is available online.