Institute for Interdisciplinary Health Research (IIHR)
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Ruscan is a database of cancer statistics in Russia. It includes information on the number of new cancer cases (incidence), cancer mortality, the number of individuals living with a cancer diagnosis (prevalence), and cancer survival in 10 Russian population-based cancer registries.




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The journal BMC Cancer has published an article evaluating data from cancer registries in Northwest Russia

On October 18, a scientific article was published in the journal BMC Cancer, in which researchers from the Institute of Medical Studies of the European University at St. Petersburg and the N.N. Petrov National Medical Research Center of Oncology assessed the completeness of the data from cancer registries in the regions of the Northwestern Federal District for 2008–2017.