European Code Against Cancer
About the module
35 minutes long
Includes a final quiz
Includes links to references
About the lecturers
Dr Carolina Espina
Scientist in the Environment and Lifestyle Epidemiology Branch (IARC)
Dr Isabelle Soerjomataram
Deputy Head of the Cancer Surveillance Branch (IARC)
Dr Mary Schubauer-Berigan
Deputy Head of the Evidence Synthesis and Classification Branch, and Head of the IARC Monographs Programme
Dr Martin Wiseman
Medical and Scientific Adviser to the World Cancer Research Fund International
Dr Beatrice Lauby-Secretan
Deputy Head of the Evidence Synthesis and Classification Branch, and Head of the IARC Handbooks Programme
Dr Partha Basu
Deputy Head of the Early Detection, Prevention and Infections Branch (IARC)
- Outline the methodology used to develop the recommendations of the 4th edition of the European Code Against Cancer.
- Understand how scientific evidence is evaluated and used, and identify the authoritative sources of evidence used to update the 4th edition of the European Code Against Cancer.
- Understand what is meant by a “modifiable risk factor”, and the “population attributable fraction” or PAF.
- Distinguish between hazard and risk and give examples.
This module is part of a comprehensive online learning curriculum on the European Code Against Cancer, 4th edition.
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