News

  1. New educational videos from the COST Association available

    Friday, 1 April 2022

    New educational short videos produced by the COST Association about Communication and Dissemination, Training schools, Short-Term Scientific Missions (STSMs), Inclusiveness Target Countries (ITC) Conference grants, A day in the life of a Grant Holder Manager, and COST 50 years of science without border

  2. IARC’s educational platforms

    Monday, 8 November 2021

    The IARC Learning portal provides access to a wide variety of learning and training resources intended for continuous professional development of cancer researchers and health professionals.

  3. IARC’s video about cancer risk prediction and stratification

    Monday, 25 October 2021

    A recent study demonstrated that incorporating polygenic risk scores can improve the accuracy of cancer risk prediction compared with predictions based on information on modifiable and demographic risk factors only. The study also demonstrated that individual changes in modifiable risk factors, such as smoking or body mass index, can meaningfully reduce the risk of most cancer types regardless of genetic predisposition.

  4. Liquid Biopsy Congress

    Wednesday, 20 October 2021

    The 3rd annual Congress of the International Society of Liquid Biopsy will be held in virtual format on 22 October 2021.

  5. Special issue entitled "Novel Insight in the Ethology of CRC: Genetics, Diagnosis, Management and Risk Assessment"

    Wednesday, 5 May 2021

    The COST Association is launching virtual networking tools to complement the current activities and improve virtual collaboration during the current pandemic.Dr Mev Dominguez-Valentin, participant of COST Action TRANSCOLONCAN from the Norwegian Radium Hospital in Oslo, has been appointed, together with Dr Pål Moller, guest editor of the special issue in the Cancers journal entitled "Novel Insight in the Ethology of CRC: Genetics, Diagnosis, Management and Risk Assessment

  6. New Virtual Networking Tools

    Thursday, 29 April 2021

    The COST Association is launching virtual networking tools to complement the current activities and improve virtual collaboration during the current pandemic.

  7. MICAfrica project

    Wednesday, 28 October 2020

    Prof. Leila Ammar-Keskes, TRANSCOLONCAN participant from Tunisia, will coordinate the project entitled "Towards a North-African Consortium of the Human Microbiome (NACHM) through strengthening the Capacities in Microbiome Analysis for Human Diseases at University of Sfax"

  8. ONCOBIOME project

    Thursday, 22 October 2020

    Several members of TRANSCOLONCAN COST Action participate in the ONCOBIOME project funded by European Comission within Horizon 2020 program.

COST is supported by the EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020