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Projects in Progress

Geographic variation in cancer incidence in Latin Language countries

Principal Investigator: Paolo Contiero

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WASABY: Water And Soil contamination and Awareness on Breast cancer risk in Young women

The proposal involves the design of a model able to identify areas with higher cancer rates, so to study whether pollutant contamination may be a cause for increased cancer risk. Hence it aims to improve the health of EU citizens and reduce health inequalities. 

Contact: Roberto Lillini (

Joint Action for Rare Cancer (JARC)

The Joint Action on Rare Cancers (JARC) is aimed to integrate and maximize efforts of the European Union (EU) Commission, EU Member States and all stakeholders to advance quality of care and research on rare cancers.


Innovative Partnership for Action Against Cancer (iPAAC)

The iPAAC Joint Action brings together 44 partners across Europe to build upon deliverables of the CANCON Joint Action and to implement innovative approaches to cancer control.

A Roadmap on Implementation and Sustainability of Cancer Control Actions will be the main deliverable of this Joint Action.


  • Project management team

    National Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia

  • Dissemination team

    Institute of Health Information and Statistics of the Czech Republic

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