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04 September 2016 | Dermoscopy cost-effectiveness
A new study published in European Journal of Cancer demonstrates how a previously developed melanoma disease model can be used in cost-effectiveness analyses in the melanoma detection field. The model and the methodology suggested in this new paper were applied to two cohorts of Belgian melanoma patients. Their analysis concluded that adequate dermoscopy training is cost-effective.

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26 May 2016 | FERG methodology
On 26th May, Brecht presented the methodological framework developed by FERG for estimating the global burden of foodborne disease, at the Symposium of the Dutch Royal Society for Microbiology.

Slides of the presentation are available here.