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Autier invited in debate on Mammography Screening

May 29, 2018

Dr. Philippe Autier, vice-President Population Research of the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI),  participated in a radio debate on Mammagraphy Screening on French radio station “France Inter”. “Breast cancer: how about screening? Mammography screening is at the centre of a scientific contreversy for several years.” To hear the whole debate (in French), click here.  

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Boyle awarded Chancellor’s Medal

May 25, 2018

Professor Peter Boyle, President of the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) and Director of the Strathclyde Institute of Global Public Health at iPRI, has been awarded the Chancellor’s Medal of the University of Strathclyde. This prestigious award is an annual award by the University Chancellor presented for outstanding achievement in the international domain. The medal…

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Boyle delivers Macewen Lecture

May 11, 2018

At the annual International Surgical Congress of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, held in Liverpool, Professor Peter Boyle was honoured to deliver the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow Macewen Lecture entitled ‘Guidelines for a Longer and Healthier Life’. The lecture was established in honour of Sir William Macewen (1848-1924),…

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Breast Cancer Screening Statement

May 9, 2018

iPRI calls for an independent inquiry into the effectiveness of Mammographic Screening for Breast Cancer and supports the review ordered by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Health into the recent error made by England’s National Health Service that reportedly excluded 450,000 women from a previously promised mammography. Breast cancer is the…

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Gilles Guillot

Mar 6, 2018

iPRI is delighted to announce the arrival of Dr Gilles Guillot to the position of Vice-President Biostatistics at the International Prevention Research Institute. Gilles Guillot was born in Lyon, France and obtained his PhD at the University of Grenoble. He is a highly-experienced Biostatistician with considerable experience working in an international environment. His previous post…

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David Galloway

Jan 9, 2018

iPRI would like to welcome our most recent Senior Research Fellow, Professor David Galloway. David Galloway is the President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He studied at the University of Glasgow where he graduated in Medicine in 1977. His early postgraduate training was focused in the West of Scotland and after…

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Annie Young

Nov 29, 2017

Annie Young, SRN, Phd, is Emeritus Professor of Nursing at Warwick Medical School, working in clinical research. Her research portfolio encompasses the management of thrombosis in cancer patients, symptomatic care including prevention of chemotherapy-associated alopecia and nausea and vomiting. Rehabilitation for cancer patients and new technologies for monitoring side effects of cancer therapies are special…

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Academic Appointments for iPRI Faculty

Sep 7, 2017

Two iPRI Faculty have received appointments with the University of Strathclyde situated in Glasgow, Scotland. Dr Guillaume Noyel has been appointed Visiting Researcher in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Guillaume is a leading expert on image analysis and is currently working on Diabetic Retinopathy. Dr Alberto d’Onofrio has been appointed as Visiting Professor in…

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Romualdas Gurevicius

Jul 10, 2017

Romualdas Gurevicius was born in Plunge, Lithuania and in 1974 graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of Vilnius University receiving a diploma of Public Health and Epidemiology. At the same year he started as research fellow at the Lithuanian Cancer Research Institute and subsequently became head of the Cancer Control Department, Head of the Lithuanian…

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Boyle to receive Royal Medal

Jul 6, 2017

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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Autier invited in debate on Mammography Screening

May 29, 2018

Dr. Philippe Autier, vice-President Population Research of the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI),  participated in a radio debate on Mammagraphy Screening on French radio station “France Inter”. “Breast cancer: how about screening? Mammography screening is at the centre of a scientific contreversy for several years.” To hear the whole debate (in French), click here.  

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NCID 2018

The 13th Annual National Cancer Institute Directors Meeting will be held in Lyon, France on July 10-13, 2018.

Welcome

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

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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

World Cancer Day Message

iPRI Biennial Report

We invite you to download iPRI's latest Biennial Report covering our 2015-2016 activities (14 Mb file).

iPRI Biennial Report

We invite you to download iPRI's latest Biennial Report covering our 2015-2016 activities (14 Mb file).

iPRI Articles

Articles Published in 2018

Global Burden of Disease Cancer Collaboration, Fitzmaurice C, Akinyemiju TF, Al Lami FH, Alam T, Alizadeh-Navaei R, Allen C, Alsharif U, Alvis-Guzman N, Amini E, Anderson BO, Aremu O, Artaman A, Asgedom SW, Assadi R, Atey TM, Avila-Burgos L, Awasthi A, Ba Saleem HO, Barac A, Bennett JR, Bensenor IM, Bhakta N, Brenner H, Cahuana-Hurtado…

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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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Articles Published in 2010

Parkin DM, Ferlay J, Curado MP, Bray F, Edwards B, Shin HR, Forman D. Fifty years of cancer incidence: CI5 I-IX. Int J Cancer. 2010 Dec 15;127(12):2918-27. [PMID:21351270] De Stefani E, Ronco AL, Boffetta P, Deneo-Pellegrini H, Acosta G, Mendilaharsu M. Meat consumption, meat cooking and risk of lung cancer among Uruguayan men. Asian Pac…

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Articles Published in 2009

Boyle P, Ford I, Robertson J, La Vecchia C, Boffetta P and Autier P. Essential considerations in the investigation of associations between insulin and cancer risk using prescription databases. Ecancermedicalscience. 2009;3:174. [PMID: 22276024] Boyle P and Boffetta P. Alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk. Breast Cancer Research 2009;11 Suppl 3:S3. [PMID: 20030878] Pelucchi C, Negri…

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iPRI Twitter Feed

https://t.co/rU4a9R4pxm 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

Prof. Boyle to receive Royal Medal from Her Majesty the Queen on 7 July ’17 https://t.co/g7uULP0llP

Thank you #asco17 for the opp to showcase Cancer is Attacking Africa film and State of Oncology in Africa report.

Carbon monoxide poisoning cases increase in the winter months. Know the risks & #StaySafe:

So true @OtisBrawley #WISH2016 cost of cancer care session leaves me to one conclusion. STRESS CANCER PREVENTION

I added a video to a @YouTube playlist https://t.co/5rsvBakQMD Il bello e il brutto dei microbi

I added a video to a @YouTube playlist https://t.co/BKxAeMrzIV Prostate-specific antigen test 'does more harm than good'

I added a video to a @YouTube playlist https://t.co/GIi96eIF4q Dr. Philippe AUTIER, « Dépistage mammographique : un sérieux

I added a video to a @YouTube playlist https://t.co/mkM42mZGx8 FULL TESTIMONY - RI Senate Bill S0169 Hearing 4 11 15

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