"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."
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Cancer is… Attacking Africa (Updated 22-min version)

Show it in your school, university, NGO, UN organization… Let us know how it went! Cancer is… Attacking Africa is the fifth full length documentary film on cancer co-produced by Cemil Alyanak and Peter Boyle. The film takes us through Africa’s troubled cancer panorama revealing problems that, if not addressed immediately, will result in senseless suffering…

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World Cancer Day 2017

Is Africa once again the forgotten continent of global public health response? We fear it is. How else can one explain how international organizations, donors, much of civil society and African governments themselves, are by and large either unaware or ignoring the rise of Cancer in Africa? How is it possible that still today, over…

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Cancer is… Attacking Africa (59-min version)

Show it in your school, university, NGO, UN organization… Let us know how it went! Cancer is… Attacking Africa was produced in two versions. This is the full length 59-minute version. This film is the fifth full length documentary film on cancer co-produced by Cemil Alyanak and Peter Boyle. The film takes us through Africa’s…

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World Cancer Day 2016

There is a catastrophic cost associated with cancer; let us not forget those who have to face these costs.

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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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Professor Boyle at ECCO14

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ECCO 2013, Amsterdam: ‘The State of Oncology' (Interview of Professor Boyle)

ECCO 2013, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Friday 27 September – Tuesday 1 October Prof Peter Boyle discusses ‘The State of Oncology’ during the 2013 European Cancer Congress (ECCO 2013), a proposal for a new financing model to tackle the major disparities that exist in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and outcome of cancer in countries worldwide has…

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ECCO 2013

ECCO 2013, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Friday 27 September – Tuesday 1 October Prof Peter Boyle, in a presentation entitled ‘The State of Oncology’ during the 2013 European Cancer Congress, discussed a proposal for a new financing model to tackle the major disparities that exist in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and outcome of cancer in countries…

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The Enemy Within

Vivienne Parry OBE tells the incredible story of our fight against cancer over the last 50 years. Through the eyes of scientists such as iPRI’s Professor Peter Boyle, researchers and patients, we see how far we have come and how far we have to go. Including contributions from Professor Robert Weinberg, Professor Umberto Veronesi, Lord…

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Cancer is… 4

This is the fourth episode of a four-part television documentary series championed and produced by Cemil Alyanak, filmmaker and Professor Peter Boyle, President of the International Prevention Research Institute. The series is the result of a worldwide trip featuring interviews with 52 of the world’s leading cancer authorities.

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Cancer is… 3

This is the third episode of a four-part television documentary series championed and produced by Cemil Alyanak, filmmaker and Professor Peter Boyle, President of the International Prevention Research Institute. The series is the result of a worldwide trip featuring interviews with 52 of the world’s leading cancer authorities.

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Cancer is… 2

This is the second episode of a four-part television documentary series championed and produced by Cemil Alyanak, filmmaker and Professor Peter Boyle, President of the International Prevention Research Institute. The series is the result of a worldwide trip featuring interviews with 52 of the world’s leading cancer authorities.

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Cancer is… 1

This is the first episode of a four-part television documentary series championed and produced by Cemil Alyanak, filmmaker and Professor Peter Boyle, President of the International Prevention Research Institute. The series is the result of a worldwide trip featuring interviews with 52 of the world’s leading cancer authorities.

Read More

Womens' Cancer Summit

Professor Peter Boyle, Ph.D., President of the International Prevention Research Institute gave the keynote address during Susan G. Komen International Global Women’s Cancer Summit on  February 4, 2013 in Washington D.C. In addition to his broader analysis, Professor Boyle reiterated his emphasis on disparities in women’s cancer between high and low resource countries. Professor Boyle…

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NCID 2012 interview with Michael Baum

Professor Michael Baum University College London, UK Future direction for breast cancer treatment Professor Michael Baum highlights the need for a dramatic change in the way breast cancer treatment is approached. In contrast to the popular view that personalised therapies are the future of breast cancer treatment, Professor Baum argues that the cost of this…

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NCID 2012 interview with Murat Tuncer

Professor Murat Tuncer Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey Importance of cancer prevention Professor Murat Tuncer discusses the importance of disease prevention and explains what steps must be taken to reduce the prevalence of cancer and other non-communicable diseases. Professor Tuncer identifies the levels of smoking, obesity and diabetes as key factors that should be targeted and…

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NCID 2012 interview with Otis Brawley

Professor Otis Brawley Emory University, Georgia, USA Prostate cancer screening and treatment Professor Otis Brawley discusses the risks and benefits associated with prostate cancer screening and treatment. Although prostate screening procedures are available, 50-60% of patients that test positive for prostate cancer will never experience any symptoms or difficulties associated with their disease. Consequently it…

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NCID 2012 interview with Patrick Loehrer

Dr Patrick Loehrer Indiana University, USA Working to improve the standard of cancer care in Eldoret, Kenya Dr Patrick Loehrer discusses the difficulties faced improving the standard of cancer care across Africa. Cancer in Africa is predominantly caused by viruses and there are high mortalities from easily curable disease such as cervical cancer. Dr Loehrer…

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NCID 2012 interview with Akram Hussain Syed

Dr Akram Hussain Syed University Hospital Dhaka, Bangladesh Landscape of cancer care in Bangladesh Dr Akram Hussain Syed considers the state of cancer care and management in Bangladesh. Cancer is currently the 6th leading cause of death in Bangladesh, but the majority of government funding goes to the prevention of infectious diseases. The leading cause…

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NCID interview with Anne Merriman

Professor Anne Merriman Hospice Africa, Uganda Palliative care and affordable morphine Professor Anne Merriman explains the importance of affordable palliative care and expanding the distribution of prescribed morphine. In Africa, the largest problem facing palliative care workers involves overcoming the stereotypes and negative connotations associated with morphine. Many believe that the use of morphine will…

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Cancer is… Attacking Africa (Updated 22-min version)

Show it in your school, university, NGO, UN organization… Let us know how it went! Cancer is… Attacking Africa is the fifth full length documentary film on cancer co-produced by Cemil Alyanak and Peter Boyle. The film takes us through Africa’s troubled cancer panorama revealing problems that, if not addressed immediately, will result in senseless suffering…

Read More

World Cancer Day 2017

Is Africa once again the forgotten continent of global public health response? We fear it is. How else can one explain how international organizations, donors, much of civil society and African governments themselves, are by and large either unaware or ignoring the rise of Cancer in Africa? How is it possible that still today, over…

Read More

Cancer is… Attacking Africa (59-min version)

Show it in your school, university, NGO, UN organization… Let us know how it went! Cancer is… Attacking Africa was produced in two versions. This is the full length 59-minute version. This film is the fifth full length documentary film on cancer co-produced by Cemil Alyanak and Peter Boyle. The film takes us through Africa’s…

Read More

World Cancer Day 2016

There is a catastrophic cost associated with cancer; let us not forget those who have to face these costs.

Read More

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.

Read More

Professor Boyle at ECCO14

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ECCO 2013, Amsterdam: ‘The State of Oncology' (Interview of Professor Boyle)

ECCO 2013, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Friday 27 September – Tuesday 1 October Prof Peter Boyle discusses ‘The State of Oncology’ during the 2013 European Cancer Congress (ECCO 2013), a proposal for a new financing model to tackle the major disparities that exist in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and outcome of cancer in countries worldwide has…

Read More

ECCO 2013

ECCO 2013, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Friday 27 September – Tuesday 1 October Prof Peter Boyle, in a presentation entitled ‘The State of Oncology’ during the 2013 European Cancer Congress, discussed a proposal for a new financing model to tackle the major disparities that exist in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and outcome of cancer in countries…

Read More

The Enemy Within

Vivienne Parry OBE tells the incredible story of our fight against cancer over the last 50 years. Through the eyes of scientists such as iPRI’s Professor Peter Boyle, researchers and patients, we see how far we have come and how far we have to go. Including contributions from Professor Robert Weinberg, Professor Umberto Veronesi, Lord…

Read More

Cancer is… 4

This is the fourth episode of a four-part television documentary series championed and produced by Cemil Alyanak, filmmaker and Professor Peter Boyle, President of the International Prevention Research Institute. The series is the result of a worldwide trip featuring interviews with 52 of the world’s leading cancer authorities.

Read More

Cancer is… 3

This is the third episode of a four-part television documentary series championed and produced by Cemil Alyanak, filmmaker and Professor Peter Boyle, President of the International Prevention Research Institute. The series is the result of a worldwide trip featuring interviews with 52 of the world’s leading cancer authorities.

Read More

Cancer is… 2

This is the second episode of a four-part television documentary series championed and produced by Cemil Alyanak, filmmaker and Professor Peter Boyle, President of the International Prevention Research Institute. The series is the result of a worldwide trip featuring interviews with 52 of the world’s leading cancer authorities.

Read More

Cancer is… 1

This is the first episode of a four-part television documentary series championed and produced by Cemil Alyanak, filmmaker and Professor Peter Boyle, President of the International Prevention Research Institute. The series is the result of a worldwide trip featuring interviews with 52 of the world’s leading cancer authorities.

Read More

Womens' Cancer Summit

Professor Peter Boyle, Ph.D., President of the International Prevention Research Institute gave the keynote address during Susan G. Komen International Global Women’s Cancer Summit on  February 4, 2013 in Washington D.C. In addition to his broader analysis, Professor Boyle reiterated his emphasis on disparities in women’s cancer between high and low resource countries. Professor Boyle…

Read More

NCID 2012 interview with Michael Baum

Professor Michael Baum University College London, UK Future direction for breast cancer treatment Professor Michael Baum highlights the need for a dramatic change in the way breast cancer treatment is approached. In contrast to the popular view that personalised therapies are the future of breast cancer treatment, Professor Baum argues that the cost of this…

Read More

NCID 2012 interview with Murat Tuncer

Professor Murat Tuncer Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey Importance of cancer prevention Professor Murat Tuncer discusses the importance of disease prevention and explains what steps must be taken to reduce the prevalence of cancer and other non-communicable diseases. Professor Tuncer identifies the levels of smoking, obesity and diabetes as key factors that should be targeted and…

Read More

NCID 2012 interview with Otis Brawley

Professor Otis Brawley Emory University, Georgia, USA Prostate cancer screening and treatment Professor Otis Brawley discusses the risks and benefits associated with prostate cancer screening and treatment. Although prostate screening procedures are available, 50-60% of patients that test positive for prostate cancer will never experience any symptoms or difficulties associated with their disease. Consequently it…

Read More

NCID 2012 interview with Patrick Loehrer

Dr Patrick Loehrer Indiana University, USA Working to improve the standard of cancer care in Eldoret, Kenya Dr Patrick Loehrer discusses the difficulties faced improving the standard of cancer care across Africa. Cancer in Africa is predominantly caused by viruses and there are high mortalities from easily curable disease such as cervical cancer. Dr Loehrer…

Read More

NCID 2012 interview with Akram Hussain Syed

Dr Akram Hussain Syed University Hospital Dhaka, Bangladesh Landscape of cancer care in Bangladesh Dr Akram Hussain Syed considers the state of cancer care and management in Bangladesh. Cancer is currently the 6th leading cause of death in Bangladesh, but the majority of government funding goes to the prevention of infectious diseases. The leading cause…

Read More

NCID interview with Anne Merriman

Professor Anne Merriman Hospice Africa, Uganda Palliative care and affordable morphine Professor Anne Merriman explains the importance of affordable palliative care and expanding the distribution of prescribed morphine. In Africa, the largest problem facing palliative care workers involves overcoming the stereotypes and negative connotations associated with morphine. Many believe that the use of morphine will…

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NCID interview with Brian Hook

Brian Hook Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Partnership Combining the Red Ribbon, HIV, and Pink Ribbon, breast cancer, campaigns Brian Hook talks about the launch of the Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Partnership. The partnership, which was launched in September 2011, aims to use the platform and structures of the Red Ribbon, HIV/AIDS, and campaign to screen…

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