Cancer in Norway 2011

12.09.2013

The annual report the Cancer Registry of Norway for 2011 provides incidence data on different cancers and the latest survival data.

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Cancer Registry of Norway

Annual report from the Norwegian Cervical Cancer Screening Programme 2012

25.03.2014

The organised screening programme was started with comprehensive registration of screening tests in 1991 with national roll-out completed in 1995 and gradual inclusion of also diagnostic verification data and HPV testing in later years. The annual report aims to describe the screening process using key performance indicators outlined in the European Guidelines for Quality Assurance and modified to the Norwegian setting.

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The Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Programme saves more than 100 lives per year

30.05.2013

A new study from the Cancer Registry of Norway shows that the nationwide Norwegian mammographic screening programme reduces breast cancer mortality by 43 % among attendees compared to non-attendees. This is a much larger effect than expected. The results are based on a large epidemiological study using data from about 700 000 Norwegian women aged 50-69.

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The Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Programme saves more than 100 lives per year

29.05.2013

A new study from the Cancer Registry of Norway shows that the nationwide Norwegian mammographic screening programme reduces breast cancer mortality by 43 % among attendees compared to non-attendees. This is a much larger effect than expected. The results are based on a large epidemiological study using data from about 700 000 Norwegian women aged 50-69.

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Experts recommend mammographic screening

Experts recommend mammographic screening

11.02.2013

A review of the results from organized mammographic screening programmes, shows that two lives are saved for each overdiagnosed woman. Analyses of results from the randomizes controlled trials conducted more than 20 years ago, conclude that three women are overdiagnosed for every woman saved from dying of breast cancer. The majority of scientists in the expert panel agreed that mammographic screening is beneficial for the women and for society.

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Need for a new and improved discussion on breast cancer screening

Need for a new and  improved discussion on breast cancer screening

30.01.2013

The results on the efficacy of breast cancer screening vary substantially between studies, and the ongoing, at times aggressive, screening debate does not seem to move the field forward. What we need instead, is an open and calm discussion on the methods used in the various studies, and how these methods affect the results. Perhaps we should also acknowledge that both sides in the debate have a conflict of interest, says Giske Ursin, MD, PhD, Director of the Cancer Registry of Norway, in a commentary in the Open Access Journal BioMed Central 12.12.2012.

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Experts on breast cancer screening gather in Oslo January 31, 2013

Experts on breast cancer screening gather in Oslo January 31, 2013

30.01.2013

Results on benefits and harms of mammographic screening differ substantially between studies. The reasons why will be discussed at an expert conference on breast cancer screening in Oslo, Norway, January 31. The conference is organized by the Cancer Registry of Norway.

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Less overdiagnosis in breast cancer screening than previously claimed

Less overdiagnosis in breast cancer screening than previously claimed

28.01.2013

A new study from the Cancer Registry of Norway, based on individual level data, shows that fewer women are overdiagnosed with breast cancer than previously reported. The problem of overdiagnosis in the Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Programme may be smaller than earlier studies have reported, PhD student Ragnhild Sørum Falk says.

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Fact sheets on cancer screening programmes in English, Arabic and Urdu

The Cancer Registry of Norway have made fact sheets on the Norwegian breast and cervical cancer screening programmes available in pdf-format in English, Arabic and Urdu.

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Nordpred

The Nordpred software package is now available under "Projects".

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