Nea Malila, MD PhD

is the director of the Finnish Cancer Registry (FCR) since January 2013. Before that (2005-2012) she was the director of the Mass Screening Registry, which is part of the FCR. She has been involved in planning and implementing the colorectal cancer randomized screening programme in Finland since 2004. She is having a part time post as professor of cancer epidemiology at the School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere since 2008.

The project was launched in September 2015 and will continue to August 2020.

This project has received funding from the European Unionʼs Horizon2020 Programme under grant agreement no 634753