Information & News

This page features resources, publications, and other useful updates on cancer screening in Europe. Read about key news, developments and research updates.

Key issues to be considered while revising the 
annex of the European Council Recommendation 2003 on
cancer screening – International Journal of Cancer
(2020)

Short guide to increasing effectiveness, maximizing benefits and minimizing harm  of screening programmes – WHO (2020)

Draft global strategy towards towards eliminating cervical cancer
as a public health problem  – WHO
(2019)

Systematic review of the impact of organised screening on cervical cancer mortality – European Journal of Cancer  (2019)

Systematic review of the impact of organised screening on breast cancer mortality – European Journal of Cancer  (2019)

Colorectal Cancer Screening – IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention (2019)

Toolkit for Cervical Cancer Prevention & Control  (2019)

 Cancer Screening in the EU – 2nd Implementation Report (2017)

  Policy brief on screening: when is it appropriate and how can we get it right? –  WHO Europe (2020)

  Reduced Lung-Cancer Mortality with Volume CT Screening in a Randomized Trial –  New England Journal of Medicine (2020)

A population-based cohort study on the introduction of primary screening using high-risk HPV DNA detection in the Dutch cervical cancer screening programme (2019) 

Systematic review of the impact of Impact of colorectal cancer screening on cancer-specific mortality in Europe (2019) 

Brief article about the Guideline Development Group of the ECIBC (2019) 

Latest Recommendations from the European Breast Cancer Guidelines (2019)

Overview of the European Commission Initiative on Breast Cancer (ECIBC)