Working Procedures

A. GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES

3. Objectives

The objectives of the Working Group are:

    (1)  To evaluate the strength of the evidence for the preventive efficacy of a screening procedure;
    (2)  To evaluate the strength of the evidence for the effectiveness of screening interventions in defined populations, taking into account the balance of benefit and harm in target populations;
    (3)  To assess other outcomes related to the procedures, as appropriate.
The conclusions of the Working Group are published as a volume of the IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention.

 

Updated 14 November 2017