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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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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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John Fitzpatrick RIP

May 16, 2014

The sudden passing of Professor John Fitzpatrick is a source of deep sadness to all at the International Prevention Research Institute iPRI. Professor Fitzpatrick was a Senior Research Fellow at iPRI as well as being a good friend and colleague…

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Mark Dumenil

Mar 24, 2014

Mark Dumenil was born in London and moved to France in 1981 and directing his career towards supporting the introduction across Europe of innovative medical devices technology that make a difference to patients’ lives. With nearly 30 years’ experience in…

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The Cancer Letter interviews Peter Boyle

Feb 4, 2014

The interview given by Professor Peter Boyle, Ph.D., President of the International Prevention Research Institute to The Cancer Letter, has just been published in The Cancer Letter, Jan. 31, 2014;40(5):5-9. In the conversation Professor Peter Boyle says how the nearly 500-page ‘The…

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Markus Pasterk moves to BBMRI-ERIC

Jan 31, 2014

Markus Pasterk has resigned from his position at the International Prevention Research Institute to take up the key position of Administrative Director at the new BBMRI-ERIC based in Graz in his native Austria. Markus made a great contribution to establishing…

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Mouthwash use and the Prevention of Plaque, Gingivitis and Caries

Dec 17, 2013

A monograph has been published as Special Issue of the journal Oral Diseases (Boyle P, Koechlin A and Autier P. Mouthwash use and the Prevention of Plaque, Gingivitis and Caries. 2014; 20 (s1):1-68). Careful quantitative assessment of data regarding use…

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Elizabeth Fontham

Dec 6, 2013

Elizabeth Fontham is the Founding Dean and Professor of Epidemiology Emeritus at Louisiana State University (LSUHSC) School of Public Health and Professor of Pathology in the LSU School of Medicine having joined the faculty of LSUHSC in 1980. Dr. Fontham’s…

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Ed Trapido

Dec 5, 2013

Ed Trapido is Associate Dean for Research at the Louisiana State University School of Public Health, Professor and Wendell Gauthier Chair for Cancer Epidemiology, and the Deputy Director for Population Science in the Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, and immediate…

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'State of Oncology 2013' media coverage

Dec 2, 2013

The “State of Oncology 2013” report has generated substantial media attention around the world since its launch at ECCO on 30th September 2013. A non-exhaustive list is provided below: Noted – Cancer Discovery | Aacrjournals.org 27 nov. 2013 – During…

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Peter Boyle is Inaugural John A Rock Visiting Scholar at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health

Nov 25, 2013

John A Rock was formerly the Chancellor of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and since that time has served as the Dean of the School of Medicine at Florida International University. He established this endowed lectureship for the school.…

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Muhammed Aasim Yusuf

Nov 18, 2013

Muhammed Aasim Yusuf is a gastroenterologist with a particular interest and expertise in therapeutic endoscopy in gastrointestinal cancer. He graduated from the King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan, in 1986 and trained in internal medicine in Canterbury, and then in…

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The State of Oncology 2013

Sep 28, 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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Prof. Little and Dr. Vaught join iPRI

Sep 9, 2013

iPRI is delighted to announce that Prof. Little and Dr. Vaught join as Senior Research Fellows. Julian Little, PhD holds a Canada Research Chair in Human Genome Epidemiology, and is a Professor in (and Chair of) the Department of Epidemiology and Community…

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Jim Vaught

Sep 9, 2013

Jim Vaught spent 14 years at the U.S. National Cancer Institute, most recently as the Chief of the Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research Branch. He earned a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Georgia and Ph.D. in biochemistry from the Medical…

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Julian Little

Aug 29, 2013

Julian Little has been a Professor in the School of Epidemiology and Public Health (Director 2006-2016) at the University of Ottawa since 2004. He currently holds a Distinguished Research Chair in Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Control, is a Visiting Professor…

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Alan Nelson

Jul 29, 2013

Alan Nelson, PhD, is the founder, Chairman and CEO of VisionGate, Inc., founder of Nortis, Inc., co-founder and President of the Predictive Health Analytics Institute (PHAIT), and the former Executive Director of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University where…

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Naftali Busakhala

Jul 22, 2013

Naftali Busakhala is the founder and chairman of the department of Hematology and Oncology at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, the teaching hospital for Moi University in Nairobi. Under his leadership, the department has expanded rapidly from about 50 patient…

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Carlos Vallejos Sologuren

Jul 22, 2013

Carlos Vallejos Sologuren is principal member of AUNA, one of the most important private healthcare services in Perú. In 1996, he founded the Sociedad Peruana de Oncología Médica, being its first President until 1997. In 1998, he was re-elected as…

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News Releases

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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