About Accis

Objectives

The overall aims of ACCIS are:

  • To establish and continuously update a database of all childhood cancer cases registered in population-based cancer registries in Europe

  • To develop computer software for analysing and presenting grouped data

  • To analyse the collected data and interpret the results scientifically

  • To devise a procedure for semi-automated updates of the database

  • To disseminate the knowledge generated

  • To promote etiological and clinical research.


These objectives can be achieved by securing:

  • An active network of participating population-based cancer registries

  • Collaboration with specialists in paediatric oncology

  • Effective communication

  • Competent application of methodology

  • Regular financial support.