WORKING PROCEDURES

Screening

The Working Procedures of the IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention describe the objective and scope of the programme, the scientific principles and procedures used in developing a Handbook, the types of evidence considered, and the scientific criteria that guide the evaluations.

These Working Procedures apply to the evaluation of screening procedures and interventions.

1. Background
2. Scope
3. Objectives
4. Meeting participants
5. Review and evaluation process
6. Inclusion criteria for data for the Handbooks

B. SCIENTIFIC REVIEW AND EVALUATION

1. Descriptive epidemiology and disease characteristics
2. Screening techniques
3. Availability and use of screening practices
4. Efficacy and effectiveness of a screening procedure
5. Summaries
6. Evaluation

References

Updated 14 November 2017