Dataset Steering Committee (DSC)

The Dataset Steering Committee (DSC) Process for the development of ICCR datasets

The ICCR DSC has responsibility for all activities relating to the development of ICCR cancer datasets. Membership is as follows:

Members of the Council
  • Sigurd Lax – Chair, DSC
  • James Kench – ICCR President & Director
  • Kieran Sheahan – ICCR Vice-President & Director
  • Annie Nga-Yin Cheung – ICCR Director
  • Peter Schirmacher – ICCR Director
  • John R Srigley – ICCR Past-President, ICCR Executive Officer
  • George Birdsong – ICCR Chair, Structured Reporting Implementation Committee
  • Luka Brcic
  • Michael Eden
  • Vanessa Kääb-Sanyal
  • Joseph Khoury
  • Toyonori Tsuzuki
Sustaining member representatives
  • Rex Kwok Him Au-Yeng, Hong Kong College of Pathologists (HKCPath)
  • Sebastian Brandner, Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath)
  • Alexandra (Ali) Brown, American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
  • Blake Gilks, Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP-ACP) in association with the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC)
  • Nicole Cipriani, College of American Pathologists (CAP)
  • Arndt Hartmann, German Society of Pathology (DGP)
  • Ekkehard Hewer, Swiss Society of Pathology (SGPath)
  • Frederick Klauschen, Professional Association of German Pathologists (BDP)
  • Sigurd Lax, Austrian Society of Pathology and Austrian Division of the International Academy of Pathology (ÖGPath/IAP Austria)
  • Aleš Ryška, European Society of Pathology (ESP)
  • Gabriella Nesi, Italian Society of Pathological Anatomy and Cytology (SIAPEC)
  • Marsali Newman, Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA)
  • Luciana Schultz, Brazilian Society of Pathology (SBP)
  • Niall Swan, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Faculty of Pathology (RCPI, FoP)
  • Puay Hoon Tan, Singapore Pathology (SP)
  • Lianghong Teng, Chinese Society of Pathology (CSP)
  • Ann Treacy, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Faculty of Pathology (RCPI, FoP)
  • Reiko Watanabe, Japanese Society of Pathology (JSP)
  • Observer to the ICCR DSC: Vyacheslav Grinevich and Natalia Kokosadze, Russian Society of Oncopathology (RSOP)
Strategic partner organisation representatives
  • Dilani Lokuhetty, World Health Organization (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
  • Ariana Znaor, International Association of Cancer Registries (IACR)
  • Marion Pineros, International Association of Cancer Registries (IACR)
  • Thomas Gevaert, European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC)
Series Champions
  • Wendy Cooper – Thoracic Dataset series
  • Chris Fletcher – Bone and Soft Tissue Dataset series
  • Anthony Gill – Endocrine Dataset series
  • W Glenn McCluggage – Gynaecology Dataset series
  • Iris Nagtegaal – Gastrointestinal Tube Dataset series
  • Miguel Reyes-Mugica – Paediatric Dataset series
  • John R Srigley – Genitourinary Dataset series
  • Puay Hoon Tan – Breast Dataset series
  • Lester Thompson – Head and Neck Dataset series
  • Kay Washington – Hepatobiliary Dataset series
Project management support
  • Fleur Webster, ICCR
  • Tina Selinger, RCPA
  • Gina Green, ICCR
Ex-officio members
  • James Campbell, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
  • Scott Campbell, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
  • Keren Hulkower, College of American Pathologists (CAP)


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