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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…

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Country reports EU 1950-2015

Jun 11, 2019

Budapest, 12th June 2019The Report “Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Europe, 1950-2015” has been presented at the Ministerial Meeting in Budapest (Hungary). Chronic diseases such as Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), Diabetes and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary…

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Celebrating Ten Years

Mar 25, 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. In coming weeks, the International Prevention…

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iPRI 2017-2018 Biennial Report

Mar 13, 2019

The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) will celebrate the tenth anniversary of its founding (April, 2009) and has recently moved from Ecully-ouest-Lyon into more spacious premises in Dardilly-ouest-Lyon.

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iPRI signs MOU with INEN

Dec 3, 2018

The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) is delighted to announce the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Neoplásicas (INEN) (National Institute of Neoplastic Diseases), based in Lima, Peru. This was signed in Lima by…

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Jean-François Doré interviewed regarding sunbed use

Oct 18, 2018

Professor Jean-François Doré, Senior Research Fellow of the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI), has been interviewed recently on French television (M6) regarding the health risks associated with sunbed use. Professor Doré emphasised that “the use of sunbeds and the exposure…

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Medal presented to Miklós Kásler

Aug 26, 2018

Professor Miklós Kásler is a head and neck surgeon who became Director of the National Oncology Institute in Budapest, Hungary in 1986. Since 1994 he has been Professor at Semmelweis University. As Director of the National Institute of Oncology he…

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MOU with National Center of Oncology, Azerbaijan

Aug 1, 2018

The International Prevention Research Institute and the National Center of Oncology of the Republic of Azerbaijan are delighted to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding. The focus of this collaboration will be around improving prospects for Cancer Prevention…

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The Health of Nations

Apr 9, 2015

March 9, 2015 – A review has been published in The Lancet today. The Health of Nations Prevention of infectious diseases and other global health threats will rely on tackling poverty, a senior researcher argues. Peter Ranscombe reports. Tackling poverty in…

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Jean-Claude Mbanya

Apr 2, 2015

Jean-Claude Mbanya is Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology at the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaoundé I, Director Biotechnology Center and Coordinator Doctoral School of Life, Health and Environmental Sciences, University of Yaoundé 1 and Adjunct Professor…

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Derek Yach

Apr 2, 2015

Derek Yach has focused his career on advancing global health. He is currently the Executive Director of the Vitality Institute. Prior to that he was Senior Vice President of Global Health and Agriculture Policy at PepsiCo where he supported portfolio…

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Tanning booths and melanoma in France

Mar 30, 2015

On 12-13 March 2015, Professor Mathieu Boniol, Vice-President of Biostatistics at iPRI, participated in the 17th National Days of Photodermatologie organised by the French Society of Dermatology. Professor Boniol presented a terrifying balance: each year 203 melanoma cases are attributed…

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Statistics are Human Beings with the Tears Wiped Away

Mar 23, 2015

March 17, 2015 – As part of a Series “Countering Cancer – 100 reports from the frontline“, Pfizer has published an interview with Professor Peter Boyle, President of iPRI. Statistics are Human Beings with the Tears Wiped Away Interview with Dr. Peter…

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Life-saving treatments learnt from war being missed

Mar 20, 2015

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…

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Paul Ndom

Mar 1, 2015

Paul Ndom was born in Cameroon and graduated MD from the Faculty of Medicine (CUSS), University of Yaounde. He is: Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Yaounde I, in charge of training in oncology; Head of Medical Oncology Service…

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Master’s programme in Global Public Health

Feb 23, 2015

The University of Strathclyde Institute for Global Public Health at iPRI is pleased to launch the Master’s Programme in Global Public Health for the September 2015 entry. The Master’s Programme is a unique, high-level programme that merges the strengths of both institutions.…

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Boyle awarded city's medal

Jan 29, 2015

January 8, 2015, Professor Peter Boyle, President of iPRI, was presented with his city’s medal, the Médaille de la Ville de Dardilly. Below is Professor Boyle’s speech, given in French, in the presence of Dardilly Mayor Michèlle Vullien. Jeudi 8…

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Giovanni Corrao

Jan 29, 2015

Giovanni Corrao became research assistant at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Turin, in 1984, where he was until 1988. In 1988 he was upgraded as Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, University of L’Aquila, where he stayed until 1993.…

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Carlo La Vecchia

Jan 29, 2015

Carlo La Vecchia received his medical degree from the University of Milan and a master of science degree in clinical epidemiology from Oxford University. He is recognized worldwide as a leading authority in cancer aetiology and epidemiology. Presently, he is…

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Nigel Gray (1928-2014)

Dec 21, 2014

The International Prevention Research Institute is deeply saddened by the death of Nigel Gray (on 20th December, 2014). This represents the loss of a pioneer in many aspects of Cancer Control and a close friend and colleague. His initial medical…

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Donald Mattison

Dec 4, 2014

Donald Mattison continues his distinguished career in medicine and public health. In 2012 he was concurrently appointed Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Risk Sciences International, and Associate Director of the McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment…

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Publication of Mathematical Oncology 2013 book

Oct 28, 2014

iPRI is pleased to announce the publication of the book “Mathematical Oncology 2013”, co-edited by Alberto d’Onofrio, Research Director at iPRI, and Alberto Gandolfi, Research Director for the National Research Council of Italy. With chapters on free boundaries, constitutive equations, stochastic…

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Michel Jourlin

Sep 26, 2014

Michel Jourlin was born in Saint-Etienne, France, and graduated in Mathematics at the University of Lyon 1. After a PhD in Pure Mathematics, he turned his research towards Image Processing. His most important contribution is the development of the LIP…

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Bernard Levin

Aug 4, 2014

Bernard Levin earned his medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, South Africa. He held academic appointments in the Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago and then served as Chair of the Department…

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Miri Ziv

Jul 23, 2014

Miri Ziv is a Medical Sociologist and serves as a member of various national and global councils, providing guidance on issues relating to cancer control – and all facets of the fight against cancer diseases. Miri Ziv is active both…

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Dan Waitzberg

Jul 16, 2014

Dan Waitzberg is a gastrointestinal surgeon and nutrologist. He received his medical degree from the University of São Paulo (FMUSP), Brazil in 1974 and completed his residency in surgery at the Hospital das Clínicas, of the same university, in São Paulo in…

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Pierre Singer

Jul 16, 2014

Pierre Singer has over 30 years of clinical and academic experience. He was born in France attending medical school at the Louis Pasteur Faculty of Medicine of Strasbourg (France). Since 1995 he has been the Director of the General Intensive…

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Markus Pasterk

Jul 15, 2014

Markus Pasterk was born in Klagenfurt, Austria and studied Molecular Biology at the University of Vienna, where he received a M.Sc. degree in 1994. Early in his career he decided to change from research to research management. In 2001 Markus Pasterk was promoted…

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André-Robert Grivegnée

Jun 16, 2014

André-Robert Grivegnée is Head of the Cancer Prevention and Screening Clinic at Jules Bordet Institute in Brussels. As a radiologist, he is Head of the Senology Unit in the same Institution. He is Professor at the Free University of Brussels (Université…

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News Releases

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,…

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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…

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Country reports EU 1950-2015

Jun 11, 2019

Budapest, 12th June 2019The Report “Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Europe, 1950-2015” has been presented at the Ministerial Meeting in Budapest (Hungary). Chronic diseases such as Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), Diabetes and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary…

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Dr Otis Brawley joins Johns Hopkins

Jan 25, 2019

Dr Otis Brawley, iPRI Senior Research Fellow, has taken up the position of Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Oncology and Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University. He leaves his position at the American Cancer Society where he was extremely influential in contributing…

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Agreement for closer collaboration with IEO

Nov 26, 2018

Today, 26th November 2018,  in Milan, Ing. Mauro Melis, CEO of the Istituto Europeo di Oncology (IEO) and Professor Peter Boyle, signed an agreement for closer collaboration. The IEO, guided by its Scientific Director Professor Roberto Orecchia, has developed an…

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