What are the main highlights

from the 2020 World Cancer Report?

Learning resources are developed based on key themes, or highlights identified by the editors of the 2020 World Cancer Report. The resources are created in collaboration with international scientists and experts, all working to focus attention on the importance of multidisciplinary research for cancer prevention.


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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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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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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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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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Webinar Recording: Challenges and Opportunities for Primary Cancer Prevention

What cancer types can be prevented by reducing exposures to modifiable risk factors? How far have we progressed in preventing cancer through actions on modifiable risk factors? Is reducing exposures to known carcinogens enough to effectively and sustainably prevent cancer? Watch the recording from the 5th World Cancer Report Updates webinar to find out!
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Webinar Recording: Polygenic Scores for Cancer Prevention

What is the current status of research on polygenic scores? What are the main opportunities and limitations of polygenic scores for cancer prevention? How could polygenic scores be applied clinically for cancer prevention in the future? Watch the recording from the 6th World Cancer Report Updates webinar to find out!
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