Open consultation for Skin datasets has commenced

June 2019
Open consultation for the following Skin datasets has commenced: 
 
- Invasive melanoma - Second edition update
- Merkel cell carcinoma
 
Two expert panels have overseen the development of these datasets. The datasets are available for public comment until Friday 9th August 2019 at http://www.iccr-cancer.org/datasets/datasets-under-consultation.

The final datasets will be published on the ICCR website at http://www.iccr-cancer.org/datasets.

Brazilian Society of Pathology and the German Society of Pathology

June 2019
ICCR warmly welcomes 2 new Members, the Brazilian Society of Pathology (SBP) and the German Society of Pathology (DGP).  We welcome the contribution and input from the Directors and organisations.

Brazilian Society of Pathology (SBP) 
ICCR welcomes the Brazilian Society of Pathology (SBP) as a new sustaining member of the ICCR. SBP was founded on August 5, 1954 with the aim to promote the union of specialists in Pathology, through the technical and scientific improvement and the integration among medical pathologists.

Dr. Leite is President-Elect of the SBP and is joining the ICCR Board of Directors and Dr Fabio Tavora will be the SBP representative on the Dataset Steering Committee. 
 
German Society of Pathology (DGP)
ICCR welcomes the German Society of Pathology (DGP) as a new sustaining member of the ICCR. The Chairman of the German Society of Pathology Professor Peter Schirmacher is joining the ICCR Board of Directors. The DGP was founded in 1897 and promotes medical concerns to assist in research and fight disease. The society organises conferences and provides information on the latest findings from theory and practice of pathology

China Anti-cancer Association

May 2019
ICCR welcomes the China Anti-cancer Association (CACA), Committee of Oncopathology as a new sustaining member of the ICCR. CACA was founded in 1984, with the mission of uniting people involved in all branches of oncology and others with a similar interest in fighting cancer.

Dr. Yan-hui Liu is the next Director of  the Committee of Oncopathology of CACA and is joining the ICCR Board of Directors and Dr Yuan Li will be the CACA representative on the Dataset Steering Committee.

ICCR Annual Report

December 2018
The ICCR Annual report for 2018 has recently been released. The report highlights the many achievements of the ICCR in 2018 as well as recent initiatives and collaborations.

ICCR Datasets for the Head and Neck published

September 2018
Nine ICCR Datasets for the Head and Neck have been published. The published datasets are:
Carcinomas of the Oral Cavity
Carcinomas of the Hypopharynx, Larynx and Trachea
Carcinomas of the Nasopharynx and Oropharynx
Carcinomas of the Major Salivary Glands
Carcinomas of the Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses
Ear and Temporal Bone Tumours
Malignant Odontogenic Tumours
Mucosal Melanomas of the Head and Neck
Nodal Excisions and Neck Dissection Specimens for Head and Neck Tumours

In addition, nine manuscripts have been published in Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, a monthly peer-reviewed journal of the College of American Pathologists. See the publication page for a copy of the papers.

ICCR Dataset for the Tumours of the Central Nervous System (CNS) Published

August 2018
ICCR-CNS-Histological-Assessment-Bookmarked-guide-1st-edition-Page-01.jpgAn ICCR Dataset for Tumours of the Central Nervous System (CNS) has been published.

The dataset is split into three sections:
a. Histological assessment of CNS specimens
b. Molecular information for CNS specimens. 
c. Final integrated report/diagnosis for CNS specimens

ICCR Datasets for the Urinary Tract published

June 2018
Four ICCR Datasets for the Urinary Tract have been published. This marks the completion of the ICCR Genitourinary suite of datasets.

The published Urinary Tract datasets are:
Carcinoma of the Renal Pelvis and Ureter - Nephroureterectomy and Ureterectomy Specimen
Carcinoma of the Bladder - Cystectomy, Cystoprostatectomy and Diverticulectomy Specimen
Carcinoma of the Urethra - Urethrectomy Specimen
Urinary Tract Carcinoma
- Biopsy and Transurethral Resection Specimen

Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Faculty of Pathology

June 2018
ICCR welcomes the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Faculty of Pathology (RCPI, FoP) as a new sustaining member.

Dr Ann Treacy will be the RCPI, FoP representative on the Dataset Steering Committee and Professor Kieran Sheahan, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Faculty of Pathology, is joining the Board of Directors. RCPI, FoP was established in 1982 and is the professional and training body for Pathology in Ireland. The contribution of the RCPI, FoP is warmly welcomed.
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