Our Global Network is dedicated to funding research and health education programmes into the links between food, nutrition, physical activity, body fatness and cancer risk.
The findings on pancreatic cancer will be published in October 2012 and will be available from resource downloads. The CUP Expert Panel discussed the report on updated evidence prepared by the team of researchers from Imperial College London and reviewed the conclusions from the Second Expert Report. Publications will include:
- Pancreatic cancer: Summary of evidence and Panel’s conclusions
- Pancreatic cancer: Full report on updated evidence
More information on conferences is available from the WCRF International website conferences section
UICC World Cancer Congress – 27-30 Aug 2012 Montreal, Canada
On 28 August from 13.30 to 14.30 WCRF International will host a symposium chaired by Kate Allen - Continuous Update Project: ensuring the most timely information on food, nutrition, physical activity and the risk of cancer. Topics covered will include:
- The Continuous Update Project: a basis for cancer prevention and control worldwide
- The Continuous Update Project: use for prevention and control of other NCDs
- The Continuous Update Project: concept, purpose, methods and results
Updating the evidence
The CUP database includes information from 2656 papers from randomised controlled trials and cohort studies on cancer prevention and survival.
A Mechanisms Protocol Development Group has been working on guidelines for conducting systematic review of human and animal mechanistic studies.
|2010||Report and summary – breast cancer*|
|2011||Report and summary – colorectal cancer*|
|2012||Report and summary – pancreatic cancer|
|2013||Reports and summaries – endometrial and ovarian cancers, breast cancer survivors|
|2014||Reports and summaries – cancers of prostate, bladder, kidney, liver and gallbladder|
|2015||Reports and summaries – cancers of stomach, oesophagus, mouth, larynx and pharynx and nasopharynx|
|2016||Reports and summaries – cancers of lung, cervix and skin|
|2017||Continuous Update Project Recommendations for Cancer Prevention|
* Available from resource downloads