"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick." Thomas Adams, 1618"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick."
Thomas Adams, 1618

iPRI News Releases

Boyle to receive Royal Medal

On May 17, 2017, The Royal Society of Edinburgh has announced that Her Majesty the Queen has approved the RSE Council’s recommendations for the 2017 RSE Royal Medals. On Friday 7 July 2017, Professor Peter Boyle, CorrFRSE FMEDSci, President of The International Prevention Research Institute and Director of The University of Strathclyde Institute of Global…

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Melanoma Deaths Could Fall by 2050

NEWS RELEASE Experts predict melanoma death rates will fall by 2050, but numbers of deaths will increase unless effective treatments are developed Amsterdam, The Netherlands: By 2050 the death rates from malignant melanoma will have decreased from their current levels but the numbers of people dying from the disease will have increased due to the…

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Continued Breast Cancer Mortality Decline

NEWS RELEASE AND COMMENTS BY iPRI SENIOR FACULTY News Release Breast Cancer Mortality Rates Decline in Many Countries South Korea, parts of Latin America are exceptions SAN ANTONIO — Breast cancer mortality rates continue to decline in many nations, but a review of mortality trends in 47 countries around the world indicates some significant disparities,…

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Healthcare in Afghanistan challenging

NEWS RELEASE Innovative health care model in Afghanistan still has a way to go London (UK) and Lyon (France), 22 November 2016 — Providing access to healthcare, in a country with one of the poorest health indicators in the world, suffering three decades of uninterrupted conflict and battling entrenched cultural obstacles to equality, has been…

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Mammography Benefits Overestimated

An in-depth review of randomised trials on screening for breast, colo-rectal, cervical, prostate and lung cancers, published today in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, shows that the benefits of mammographic screening are likely to have been over-estimated.

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Life-saving treatments learnt from war being missed

NEWS RELEASE Life-saving treatments learnt from war being missed Friday 20 March, 2015, London, UK: Trauma is responsible for more global deaths annually than HIV, malaria and tuberculosis combined. Yet healthcare systems in many countries are missing out on life-saving treatments learnt on the battlefield, according to a review by King’s College London and published today in…

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World Cancer Day 2015

The International Prevention Research Institute, today released its 2015 World Cancer Day Statement. In it, Professors Peter Boyle, Derek Yach and Twalib Ngoma, make the point that despite ongoing challenges, Cancer Prevention is not Beyond Us. Their statement reinforces the 2015 World Cancer Day theme that Cancer Control is not Beyond Us.

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Peter Boyle awarded Lifetime Achievement award

The prestigious ESMO Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 2006 to recognise international research by individuals, teams and organisations that demonstrate commitment to clinical cancer research and/or education. The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has announced the winner of this year’s ESMO Lifetime Achievement Award as Peter Boyle from the UK, for his long-standing contribution…

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