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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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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Adil Aljarrah

May 3, 2016

Adil Aljarrah, graduated from the University la-Sapienza with honours. He completed his general surgery and breast surgery residency in Scotland obtaining a fellowship in general surgery FRCS (Glasgow) and FRCSI (Ireland). Adil then started intensive research in breast cancer epidemiology at Edinburgh…

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Jean-Louis Touraine

Nov 5, 2015

Jean-Louis Touraine has been a Professor in Nephrology, Immunology and Transplantation at the Claude Bernard University of Lyon since 1979. From 1986 to 2012 he was Head of the Department of Transplantation and Clinical Immunology, Hôpital Edouard Herriot. Research work…

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Physical activity and breast cancer risk

Jun 11, 2015

From 29 May till 2 June 2015 Cécile Pizot, Research Officer at iPRI, participated in the 2015 ASCO annual meeting in Chicago. She presented her work on physical activity, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and breast cancer risk during the poster…

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ASSET Summer School

May 29, 2015

Within the activities of the EU-funded project ASSET of which iPRI is partner, we have the pleasure to announce the first “Summer School on Science in Society related issues in Pandemics”, which will be held in Rome, Italy, from 21st to 24th…

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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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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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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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