2006 Annual General Meeting & Conference

The role of cancer registries in surveillance and cancer care (in collaboration with The Netherlands Cancer Registry)

Wednesday 18 October 2006

09.00 Executive Meeting of the UKIACR

13.00 Buffet Lunch

14.00 Opening

14.30 Session 1: Major determinants of incidence and outcome

Keynote speaker: Anton Kunst (Department of Public Health Erasmus MCRotterdam, NL) (elderly, co-morbidity, ethnicity, socio-economic status, urban vs. rural)

16.00 Coffee and tea break

16.30 Session 2: Environmental cancer epidemiology

Keynote speaker: Lex Burdorf (Department of Public Health Erasmus MC Rotterdam, NL)(environmental exposures, clustering)

18.30 End

19.30 Dinner at Novotel

Thursday 19 October 2006

08.30 Session 3: Cancer care provision in relation to
guidelines and standards

Keynote speaker: David Forman (Northern and Yorkshire Cancer Registry, UK)

10.30 Coffee and tea break

11.00 Session 4: Long-term follow-up of cancer patients

Keynote speaker: Floor van Leeuwen (Netherlands Cancer
Institute-Antoni vanLeeuwenhoek Hospital, NL)(2nd tumours, recurrences, quality of life, long-term complications)

13.00 Lunch Buffet

14.00 Session 5: Quality assurance of cancer registry data

Keynote speaker: Otto Visser (CCC-Amsterdam, NL)(training programme of clerks, completeness checks)

16.00 Coffee and tea break

16.30 Session 6: Evaluation of colorectal screening

Keynote speaker: Wendy Atkin (St Mark’s Hospital and Imperial College, London, UK)(resources, capacity, decisions making, migration, cancer to proximal sites)

18.30 End

Social event 19.30 – 23.30 Exhibition and dinner at the ‘VOC Maritime Museum’

Friday 20 October 2006

08.30 Session 7: National Cancer Control Activities and the role of the Cancer Registries

Keynote speakers: Mike Richards (National Cancer Director, UK )and Renée Otter (Netherlands Cancer Registry, NL)(centralisation and devolution, national cancer plans implementations, monitoring, prevalence and capacity)

10.30 Coffee and tea break

11.00 Session 8: Modernisation of health informatics

Keynote speaker: Chris Carrigan (National Cancer Registry, England)(linkage, quality assurance, security, confidentiality)

13.00 Closing remarks

13.30 Buffet Lunch

14.30 End

Wednesday, October 18, 2006 to Thursday, October 19, 2006
1078 GZ Amsterdam