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Over 81,000 cases of cancer diagnosed in the Czech Republic in 2013
12.11.2015 - A total of 81,541 eole were diagnosed with cancer, and there were 26,944 cancer deaths in the Czech Reublic in 2013. The revalence of cancer atients reached 518,667 as on 31 December 2013, Czech Minister of Health Svatoluk Nemecek said today. There is sace for further imrovement in cancer care, such as the availability of cancer care in secialised centres, which varies among regions.

Cancer in the older population of the Czech Republic
27.10.2015 - Poulation ageing has become a challenge to cancer care in develoed countries. Particularities of the older oulation must be taken into account when considering cancer treatment. However, there is a lack of consensus on guidelines for this oulation due to the underreresentation of older atients in clinical trials.

Another international study confirmed longer survival of Czech cancer patients
05.12.2014 - Over the last 15 years, the Czech Reublic has been closing the ga on Western Euroe in terms of 5-year survival rates in selected cancer tyes, and nowadays is significantly beyond the average of other ost-communist countries. The latest results from the international study CONCORD-2 have again confirmed this trend.

New design of the NOP On-line website
12.11.2014 - The NOP On-line website (www.onconet.cz) has been comletely redesigned.

Czech Cancer Care in Numbers: a brief summary
08.10.2014 - A comact descrition of cancer care in the Czech Reublic was resented at the ESMO 2014 Congress in Madrid, Sain.

Survival rates of Czech cancer patients have improved
13.04.2014 - Earlier this year, two studies analysing survival rates of cancer atients in the Czech Reublic and across Euroe were ublished. Survival rates of cancer atients belong to key arameters in terms of evaluation of cancer care outcomes, and of fulfilling the National Cancer Control Programme.

English version of mamo.cz has been launched
21.04.2008 - Aril 2008 has seen the launch of the English version of www.mamo.cz, the official website of the roject entitled Breast Screening Programme in the Czech Reublic.

Press release
24.08.2007 - The Board of the Czech Oncological Society strongly rotests against the outcomes of the EUROCARE-4 study.

Interactive map of health care facilities involved in the care of cancer patients.
20.04.2007 - An interactive ma has been develoed on the information ortal NOP On-line, giving an overview of all health care facilities involved in the care of cancer atients in the Czech Reublic.

New way to finance the treatment of cancer patients
01.03.2007 - On 26/02/2007, Jiri Vorlicek (President of the Czech Oncological Society) and Pavel Horak (President of the General Health Insurance Office) concluded the so-called "Agreement on Understanding", which is regarded as a historical milestone in the Czech oncology. Jiri Vorlicek assumes that other health insurance offices will join this initiative soon.

List of publications

 Cancer in the elderly in the Czech Republic
06.02.2015 - Petera et al. Eur J Cancer Care 2015; 24(2): 163–178.

 Cancer incidence and mortality in the Czech Republic
20.12.2014 - Dušek et al. Klin Onkol 2014; 27(6): 406-423.

Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses at the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Science of the Masaryk University in BrnoMasaryk Memorial Cancer Institute

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Citation:   DUŠEK Ladislav, MUŽÍK Jan, KUBÁSEK Miroslav, KOPTÍKOVÁ Jana, ŽALOUDÍK Jan, VYZULA Rostislav. Epidemiology of Malignant Tumours in the Czech Republic [online]. Masaryk University, Czech Republic, [2005], [cit. 2024-4-17]. http://www.svod.cz. Version 7.0 [2007], ISSN 1802 – 8861.