The scientific coordination and secretary of EUROCARE works at he Department of Preventive and Predictive Medicine at the Fondazione Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori (INT), Milan Italy. This group is in charge of the coordination and the scientific secretariat, which ensures contacts and exchanges among all EUROCARE participants.
The EUROCARE survival data bank is located at the Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, at the National Centre of Epidemiology, Surveillance and Health Promotion, of the National Institute of Health, “Istituto Superiore di Sanità” in Rome, Italy. This group is in charge of updating and managing the survival database and performs together with the INT group the main data checks and survival analyses.
The High Resolution data base is located at the Department of Preventive and Predictive Medicine, INT, Milan. This group of researchers is in charge of the management and main statistical analyses of this database.
The INT and ISS groups constitute the coordinating and data analysis group. They contribute to the EUROCARE articles and monographs in accordance with the decisions taken by the Steering Committee. Both groups share the responsibility concerning the study’s design and results with the contributing cancer registries.
The EUROCARE Steering Committee (SC) is composed by 10 researchers representing different European regions (Nordic countries, UK and Ireland, France, Spain, Italy Central and Eastern Europe) and the institutes INT and ISS. The SC steers the scientific activity and publication policy, gives advice on study proposals and keeps up contacts between the cancer registries and the coordinating centre.
The EUROCARE Working Group(WG) is composed by the cancer registries which contribute to the project with their collection of survival data. At date, the WG is composed by 83 European Cancer registries in 21 countries. Publication policy and data release are regulated by a document which may be consulted on this website. The scientific activity of EUROCARE is documented by the EUROCARE publications accessible in this website.