IARC-ESMO Cancer Prevention

Learning and Capacity-Building Initiative

Discuss the latest scientific evidence.

Learn from other disciplines and geographical regions.

Break down silos.

Learning Opportunities

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Liquid Biopsy-Based Biomarkers for Cancer Detection and Monitoring – Webinar recording

What is the evidence currently available on the use of liquid biopsy-based biomarkers for cancer detection and monitoring?
What do we know about the current and potential future applications?
What are examples of emerging liquid biopsy-based biomarkers?
Watch this webinar recording to find out.

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Introduction to Research on Pollution and Cancer

What is the current status of research on pollution and cancer?
What proportion of cancers are due to environmental pollutants, according to scientific evidence currently available?
What are the gaps and opportunities for future research?
Dive into this interactive e-learning module to find out!

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The Present and Future of Lung Cancer Screening – Self-paced module

What is the current evidence on lung cancer screening? How can risk prediction and biomarkers contribute to make lung cancer screening more effective and efficient? What role could artificial intelligence play in lung cancer screening? Watch the recording from the 7th World Cancer Report Updates webinar to find out!

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WCR Toolkit Module 1: Rationale and Scope of Cancer Research for Cancer Prevention

This first module of the WCR Teaching Toolkit on Cancer Research for Cancer Prevention provides teaching material on the cancer burden, prevention opportunities, the three levels of cancer prevention strategies, the scope of cancer research for cancer prevention, the added value of the multidisciplinary approach, and emerging issues and challenges.

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Cancer Research for Cancer Prevention – Teaching Toolkit

This freely accessible online teaching toolkit is designed to support anyone involved in transmitting knowledge and skills on cancer research for cancer prevention. It includes modifiable Power Point slides, suggested quizzes and exercises, links to relevant data visualization tools, and useful references. The first module of the toolkit, “Rationale and Scope of Cancer Research for Cancer Prevention”, is now available.

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Polygenic Scores for Cancer Prevention – Self-paced module

Based on content from the World Cancer Report Updates webinar on Polygenic Scores for Cancer Prevention, this flexible e-learning module includes lectures, questions and answers, and a quiz to test your knowledge on the latest evidence and emerging issues discussed during the webinar.

Keywords: genetics, polygenic risk score, PRS, prostate cancer

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Challenges and Opportunities for Primary Cancer Prevention – Self-paced module

Based on content from the World Cancer Report Updates webinar on Challenges and Opportunities for Primary Cancer Prevention, this flexible e-learning module includes lectures, questions and answers, and a quiz to test your knowledge on the latest evidence and emerging issues discussed during the webinar.

Keywords: cancer prevention, modifiable risk factors

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COVID-19 and Cancer Screening – Self-paced module

Based on content from the World Cancer Report Updates webinar on COVID-19 and Cancer Screening, this flexible e-learning module includes lectures, questions and answers, and a quiz to test your knowledge on the latest evidence and emerging issues discussed during the webinar.

Keywords: crisis response, HPV testing, self-sampling, combined screening and vaccination, last-mile strategy, screen-and-treat.

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Social Inequalities and Cancer – Self-paced module

Based on content from the World Cancer Report Updates webinar on Social Inequalities and Cancer, this flexible e-learning module includes lectures, questions and answers, and a quiz to test your knowledge on the latest evidence and emerging issues discussed during the webinar.

Keywords: drivers of inequality, root causes, cancer survival, population attributable fraction, Affordable Care Act, access to care.

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Body Weight and Cancer – Self-paced module

Based on content from the World Cancer Report Updates webinar on Body Weight and Cancer, this flexible e-learning module includes lectures, questions and answers, and a quiz to test your knowledge on the latest evidence and emerging issues discussed during the webinar.

Keywords: visceral adiposity, mechanisms, physical activity, health-enhancing environment, awareness, marketing, fiscal policies.

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HPV Vaccination – Self-paced module

Based on content from the World Cancer Report Updates webinar on HPV Vaccination, this flexible e-learning module includes lectures, questions and answers, and a quiz to test your knowledge on the latest evidence and emerging issues discussed during the webinar.

Keywords: vaccine effectiveness, cervical cancer rates, herd immunity, multi-cohort, vaccination global coverage, cervical cancer elimination.

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