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Jan 4, 2021
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NCID 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19

Apr 17, 2020

We are sad to announce that in view of the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the decision of the French gouvernement to cancel national and international conferences, we need to cancel our annual National Cancer Institute Directors (NCID) meeting, that should have taken place from 15 to 17 July in Lyon, France. It is…

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iPRI signs MOU in Peru

Dec 18, 2019

Lima, December 12th, 2019 – Auna and the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding in order to become the reference on prevention for major chronic non-communicable diseases in Latin America. With this agreement, both organisations would set an array of initiatives focused on developing an evidence-based Prevention Programme in…

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Nise Yamaguchi receives award at NCID 2019

Aug 29, 2019

Nise Yamaguchi is a medical oncologist who focuses on treating patients and making their lives as comfortable as possible. She has managed to develop and maintain many important contacts internationally and is widely recognised as playing an important role in introducing treatment advances and improvements in patient care to Brazil and other parts of the…

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Rajendra Badwe receives award at NCID 2019

Aug 28, 2019

Rajendra Badwe is Director of the Tata Memorial Cancer Centre in Mumbai, India. He was a pioneer in the introduction of evidence-based treatment guidelines in the Institute which then spread to other major centres. He has accelerated the national and international development of the Institute which is widely recognised internationally as a leading Cancer Institute.…

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Luis Pinillos Ashton and Carlos Vallejos Sologuren receive award at NCID 2019

Aug 27, 2019

Professors Luis Pinillos Ashton and Carlos Vallejos Sologuren have made major contributions to Cancer Control in Peru. Each has been Director-General of the National Cancer Institute (INEN) and Minister of Health of Peru where they have been responsible for introducing actions and policies to improve cancer treatment and prevention in Peru. This was continued by…

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Fourteenth Annual Meeting of National Cancer Institute Directors (NCID 2019)

Aug 26, 2019

The fourteenth annual NCID meeting took place in Lyon between 10-12th July, 2019. There were 125 attendees from 65 countries at a wide range of resource. The meeting celebrated the Tenth Anniversary of the establishment of the International Prevention Research Institute. A film was made to acknowledge this anniversary and is available on this iPRI…

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Ten Years of iPRI in video

Jul 10, 2019

iPRI is pleased to be entering its tenth year of academic and scientific endeavours. We do so recognising our many partners and stakeholders, without whom our efforts would be greater and the results lesser. Today, during the National Cancer Institute Directors meeting, held in Lyon, a 50-minute film commemorating its 10-Year Anniversary was presented. iPRI…

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Regional Ministerial Conference on Partnership and Cooperation in Oncology

Jun 18, 2019

Declaration in the Fields of Oncological Training, Research and Development among the Countries of the Central and Eastern European and the Central Asian Region Representatives of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia met on 12th June, 2019 in Budapest for the first Regional Ministerial Conference on Partnership and Cooperation in Oncology…

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Boyle gave inaugural lecture at Calisia World Conference

Jun 18, 2019

On 10th June 2019, Peter Boyle gave the inaugural lecture on ‘Health, Wellbeing and the Family’ at the Calisia World Conference on Family Health. Professor Boyle noted that ill-health, in particular chronic ill-health, can have a profound effect on the family as well as the individual. Health is more than the absence of sickness. The…

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Cancelled - NCID 2020

The 15th Annual National Cancer Institute Directors Meeting has been cancelled due to COVID-19.


The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) is an independent research institute with demonstrated world-class excellence and leadership. iPRI has unparalleled experience in epidemiological research and macro health planning with a record of delivering real health and economic value to a range of public and private sources including governments, universities, research institutes, non-governmental organisations and large multi-national concerns.

Our combined years of experience, operating at the highest level, have provided iPRI with unique global support composed of senior academic figures and government officials. This network provides iPRI with immediate access to worldwide expertise.

I invite you to discover iPRI, our Faculty and Staff, our Senior Research Fellows, our Partners and, above all else, our commitment to Global Public Health.

Professor Peter Boyle, President

"La grandeur d'un métier est peut être avant tout d'unir les hommes..."

Antoine de St. Exupéry

Worldwide Expertise

iPRI senior leadership founded the Institute with the intention of bringing together a diverse, talented, experienced and proven pool of experts. The result is that today, iPRI's international staff and superb Senior Research Fellows hail from all continents.

Selected iPRI Books

Report: The State of Oncology in Africa

Written about cancer in Africa by health professionals working in Africa or international colleagues working closely with Africa, identifies ‘The State of Oncology in Africa, 2015’ as a unique report. Overall, it paints a depressing and deplorable picture of the current situation regarding cancer in Africa …

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The State of Oncology 2013

Breast cancer has been known and written about for millennia and has been the subject of research into its treatment and causes for centuries. Despite all this interest and activity, breast cancer remains a major and growing threat to global Public Health. This Report set out …

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World Breast Cancer Report 2012

Breast cancer has been known and written about for millennia and has been the subject of research into its treatment and causes for centuries. Despite all this interest and activity, breast cancer remains a major and growing threat to global Public Health. This Report set out …

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Featured iPRI Video

Celebrating Ten Years

iPRI 2017-2018 Biennial Report

We invite you to download iPRI's latest Biennial Report covering our 2017-2018 activities (17 Mb file).

iPRI 2017-2018 Biennial Report

We invite you to download iPRI's latest Biennial Report covering our 2017-2018 activities (17 Mb file).

iPRI Articles

Articles published in 2020

Macacu A, Lasagni S, Carnesecchi E, Dorne JL, Guillot G. Dose-response analysis of toxicological and pharmacological mixtures with the model deviation ratio method: problems and solutions. Toxicol Lett. 2020 Feb 25. pii: S0378-4274(20)30054-0. doi: 10.1016/j.toxlet.2020.02.005. [PMID: 32109533] Lupica A, Manfredi P, Volpert V, Palumbo A, d’Onofrio A. Spatio-temporal games of voluntary vaccination in the absence…

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Articles published in 2019

Ngoma M, Autier P. Cancer prevention: cervical cancer. Ecancermedicalscience. 2019;13:952. [PMID: 31552125] Mullie P, Autier P. Type 1 error. J Physiol. 2019 Sep;597(17):4677-4678. doi: 10.1113/JP278407. No abstract available. [PMID: 31468545] Dragomir M, Mullie P, Bota M, Koechlin A, Macacu A, Pizot C, Boyle P. Nutrition and prostate cancer: review of the evidence. J Health Disparities.…

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Articles Published in 2018

Bernard R, Bowsher G, Milner C, Boyle P, Patel P, Sullivan R. Intelligence and global health: assessing the role of open source and social media intelligence analysis in infectious disease outbreaks. Z Gesundh Wiss. 2018;26(5):509-514. [PMID: 30294522] Global Burden of Disease Cancer Collaboration, Fitzmaurice C, Akinyemiju TF, Al Lami FH, Alam T, Alizadeh-Navaei R, Allen…

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Articles Published in 2017

Autier P, Boniol M, Koechlin A, Pizot C, Boniol M. Effectiveness of and overdiagnosis from mammography screening in the Netherlands: population based study. BMJ. 2017 Dec 5;359:j5224. doi: 10.1136/bmj.j5224. [PMID: 29208760] Boniol M, Koechlin A, Boyle P. Meta-analysis of occupational exposures in the rubber manufacturing industry and risk of cancer. IInt J Epidemiol. 2017 Dec…

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Articles Published in 2016

Mullie P, Pizot C, Autier P. Daily milk consumption and all-cause mortality, coronary heart disease and stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational cohort studies. BMC Public Health. 2016 Dec 8;16(1):1236. [PMID:27927192] d’Onofrio A. Spatio-temporal epidemic models and public health: Comment on “Pattern transitions in spatial epidemics: Mechanisms and emergent properties” by Gui-Quan Sun et…

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Articles Published in 2015

Autier P, Funck-Brentano E, Aegerter P, Boniol M, Saiag P. Re: High nevus counts confer a favorable prognosis in melanoma patients by S ribero and co-workers, published in the International Journal of Cancer, 2015 (online 21 march 2015). Int J Cancer. 2015 Dec 15;137(12):3006-7. [PMID: 26095813] Gonzaga CM, Freitas-Junior R, Curado MP, Sousa AL, Souza-Neto…

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Articles Published in 2014

Gaye A, Marcon Y, Isaeva J, LaFlamme P, Turner A, Jones EM, Minion J, Boyd AW, Newby CJ, Nuotio ML, Wilson R, Butters O, Murtagh B, Demir I, Doiron D, Giepmans L, Wallace SE, Budin-Ljøsne I, Oliver Schmidt C, Boffetta P, Boniol M, Bota M, Carter KW, deKlerk N, Dibben C, Francis RW, Hiekkalinna T,…

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Articles Published in 2013

Autier P. [Screening for breast cancer: worries about its effectiveness]. Rev Prat. 2013 Dec;63(10):1369-77. French. [PMID: 24579331] Chaturvedi AK, Anderson WF, Lortet-Tieulent J, Curado MP, Ferlay J, Franceschi S, Rosenberg PS, Bray F, Gillison ML. Worldwide Trends in Incidence Rates for Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancers. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Dec 20;31(36):4550-9. [PMID: 24248688] Giacomazzi J,…

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Articles Published in 2012

Boniol M, Boyle P, Autier P, Ruffion A, Perrin P. Critical role of prostate biopsy mortality in the number of years oflife gained and lost within a prostate cancer screening programme. BJU Int. 2012 Dec;110(11):1648-52. [PMID:22984785] Paskulin Dd, Paixão-Côrtes VR, Hainaut P, Bortolini MC, Ashton-Prolla P. The TP53 fertility network. Genet Mol Biol. 2012 Dec;35(4 (suppl)):939-46.…

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Articles Published in 2011

Lehrach H, Müller H, Bruggeman FJ, Subrak R, Boyle P, Pasterk M, Zatloukal K, Hubbard T, Brand A, Girolami M, Jameson D, Westerhoff HV. ITFoM – The IT Future of Medicine. Procedia Comput Sci. 2011;7:26-29. Zatoński WA, Manczuk M, Sulkowska U, Didkowska J, Wojciechowska U, Tarkowski W, Przewozniak K, Gumkowski J, Janik-Koncewicz K, Boffetta P, Campos H, La Vecchia C, Powles J, Rehm…

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iPRI Twitter Feed

iPRI invites everyone to enjoy a video marking iPRI's Ten Year Anniversary.

WPA and iPRI are please with the success of the 2019 NCID meeting held last week in Lyon, France. We thank all attendees for their meaningful presentations.

iPRI 10 Years celebration kick off with 2-½ minute teaser of full 10-year video to be released July 10, 2019.

The new iPRI 2017-2018 Biennial Report is now available for download on the Institute's homepage at

iPRI's 2017-2018 Biennial Report is now complete and off to the printer. If you would like a copy when it's ready, contact

iPRI has moved to a new location just down the road from its old offices. See details at - Emails and telephone numbers have not changed!

iPRI signs agreement for closer collaboration with IEO

#NCID2018 is almost here. The 2018 National Cancer Institute Directors meeting, organized by the World Prevention Alliance, starts in Lyon, France, next Wednesday 11 July for three days. #cancerprevention Excellent work from ACS research team. Defining the pertinent questions for cancer control.

#ncid2017 ends with honors to Zatonski, Alsayer, Al Sayer and Walsh. #ncid2018 set for July 10-14 2018

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