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70 YEARS OF THE SLOVENIAN CANCER REGISTRY: KNOWLEDGE, QUALITY, APPLICABILITY

Distinguished colleagues and friends!

This year, the Slovenian Cancer Registry is celebrating its 70th anniversary. For seven decades, it has maintained its core mission of being the national registry for the collection, processing and presentation of high-quality data on all new cancer cases and the survival of cancer patients in the country.

In Europe and the world, it is recognized as one of the oldest and best population-based cancer registries. With high-quality data on the burden of cancer in the country, it is one of the most complete healthcare databases in Slovenia and a starting point for the preparation of national cancer control programmes, which contribute to the prevention and early detection of cancer as well as improved treatment, survival, and quality of life for all cancer patients.

The highly trained, closely-knit team working at the Slovenian Cancer Registry will continue to strive to make an important contribution in the fight against cancer in Slovenia and beyond.

We invite you to join us in celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Slovenian Cancer Registry!

 

Prof Dr Vesna Zadnik, MD

Director of the Slovenian Cancer Registry

 

TIMELINE OF THE SOVENIAN CANCER REGISTRY FROM ESTABLISHMENT TO TODAY

We invite you to explore the key milestones in the 70-year history of the Slovenian Cancer Registry in the timeline put together by the staff of the Registry and the Institute of Oncology Ljubljana.

It showcases an overview of the work and important events in the period from the establishment of the Slovenian Cancer Registry in 1950 to the present day. Interesting pictorial material on display testifies to the rich tradition, knowledge and experience of the staff at the Cancer Registry. The material is in Slovene language only, but google-translate gives basic insight.

 

CEREMONY AND A SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM TO CELEBRATE THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CANCER REGISTRY

The anniversary will be officially celebrated on October 2, 2020 with an online event "Knowledge, quality, applicability - 70 years of the Slovenian Cancer Registry".

The event will take place between 2 PM and 5 PM (CET) and will include a discussion among foreign and Slovenian experts into the present and future role of the Cancer Registry.

The program will be held partly in Slovene and partly in English. Please follow the link to see the program of the event. You are kindly invited to join us on the live broadcast via the following link: https://youtu.be/ggr7d3yojjs .

If you would like to participate in the symposium, please write to us at register.70let@onko-i.si and we will provide you with the link that you can use for live participation.

Please note that the event will be recorded. After the event, the video will be available with English subtitles on this web page.

The event to mark the 70th anniversary of the Slovenian Cancer Registry is under the honorary patronage of his Excellency Mr. Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia.

BROCHURE - 70 YEARS OF THE SLOVENIAN CANCER REGISTRY: KNOWLEDGE, QUALITY, APPLICABILITY

To celebrate its 70th anniversary, the Slovenian Cancer Registry published a brochure entitled 70 Years of the Cancer Registry: Knowledge, Quality, Applicability, which includes a historical overview of the development and work of the Slovenian Cancer Registry with descriptions of important achievements and information on all of its directors. It also features pictorial material highlighting the rich historical path of the Registry – which we are justifiably proud of – as well as thoughts on the mission and vision for the future of the Cancer Registry.

 

 

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