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 assess the effectiveness of defined screening interventions in defined populations;
  (3)  To assess the balance of benefit and harm in target populations;

The conclusions of the Working Group are published as a volume in the IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention series.

 

Updated 11 February 2015